KeyNote interviewer: ingrid Richter

Ingrid Richter
Executive-in-Residence at the Telfer School of Management,
University of Ottawa, Canada

Ingrid Richter is Executive-in-Residence at the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Canada and Partner in Threshold Associates. In these capacities she designs and delivers leadership development programs for clients from all sectors locally and globally. She is also a faculty member at the United Nations System Staff College.

In her consulting practice she focuses on supporting strategic change and social innovation. She is particularly interested in organizational learning and stakeholder engagement, particularly in international development and public sector contexts. In the last 10 years she has designed and facilitated programs involving over 1500 senior leaders from across Canada, Europe, Asia the Caribbean and Africa.

She is often called upon to support complex change and multi-stakeholder engagement strategies and is currently involved in Saving Brains, a global initiative supporting early brain and child development, in partnership with Grand Challenges Canada, the Harvard Centre for the Developing Child and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto.

Ingrid holds degrees in Psychology and Adult Education. She completed her PhD in Management Learning at Lancaster University where she explored the intersection between executive learning and organizational learning.

Colleagues and clients value Ingrid’s humour and creative thinking. She stays humble through drawing, painting and trying to play the ukulele.