Partner, People & Change Services, KPMG in Canada
Susanne is a Partner in the Calgary office of KPMG leading the People & Change practice. She has over seventeen years of business transformation and change management experience both in the public and private sector.
With 15 years’ experience in the public sector, she has worked with over a dozen federal government departments and the Alberta government on large scale HR, Financial, and Operational transformation. She has conducted several operational reviews which led to both cost savings and increased organizational effectiveness. She has also worked to amalgamate departments and the ongoing challenges resulting in cultural differences between merged departments and agencies.
Based in Calgary, she has worked with oil and gas companies to improve governance, operational effectiveness, and business processes for major projects, mining, tailings, and reclamation operations. She most recently worked with Suncor Energy Inc. and has firsthand experience post-merger integration challenges and ongoing organizational cultural differences.
Susanne has had a successful track record delivering business outcomes while mitigating risk. She is recognized for business transformation, change management, communication, organizational development, coaching, and stakeholder management. She has a collaborative style and is known by clients as a relationship builder.
Susanne is certified as an executive coach (Certified Integral CoachTM Integral Coaching Canada), a professional facilitator (CPF), a technical trainer (CTT), and in applying the Strengths Deployment Inventory II for personal and team development.