- A certified professional coach focusing on leadership development
- An experienced facilitator in working with management teams in the development of strategy and in increasing the performance of themselves and their organizations
- Member of the professional programs faculty of Sprott School of Business at Carleton University
David Gibson is an Associate of The Coaching Project as well as the owner of Catalyst 4, which provides Leadership Development, Coaching and Organizational Consulting Services.
David has over 20 years experience in working with public and private sector organizations. For the last 12 years, he has worked with business leaders and managers to develop their leadership capabilities and to evolve their organizations. This work involved executive coaching, leadership and team development, strategic planning, 360 degree feedback, change management, succession management and career planning.
David is a certified professional coach having completed an extensive program from the Coaches Training Institute in California. He is also a member of the International Coach Federation. In addition, David has completed a variety of programs to develop his skills in organizational development, and group facilitation. He is a certified facilitator for a broad range of tools and programs in areas of Leadership, Teamwork, Personal Development and Career Planning. These include Drexler-Sibbett Team Performance Survey, Myers-Briggs, Extended DISC, Lominger Voices 360 Degree Feedback, and Birkman assessments. David holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University.
David has extensive experience in management and leadership roles. During his career at Nortel Networks, he took on progressively more challenging responsibilities in managing engineering teams and complex projects. Later, he led organizations which developed multiple leading edge products and technologies. David’s technical/business experience combined with his skills in leadership and organizational development bring a unique perspective to his coaching.
Some clients he has worked with are: Atsana Semiconductor, Agriculture Canada, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Citizen and Immigration Canada, Department of Public Works, Department of National Defence, Health Canada, Nakina Systems, Nortel Networks, NAV CANADA, Outward Bound Canada, RCMP and Zenastra Photonics.