Lily is the Principal of a coaching and facilitation practice with associates across North America and Europe. Her clients range from Human Resource professionals, middle managers and CEOs to individuals looking for a career change. Her areas of specialization include leadership and Executive development, conflict coaching, intercultural coaching, managing through change and transition, and coach development. She also customizes workshops to meet the needs of her clients on such topics as team development, diversity and coaching skills..
Lily has a strong background in Learning and Development and Human Resources. She began working in retail and moved to the Federal Government, first on the front line and quickly moved into management positions. She moved into the Human Resources next, where she was nominated for the Silver Medal in Leadership in 2006 for her work in redesigning an organization in the Yukon Territories.
As the Manager of a Learning Centre and certified executive coach, Lily developed high impact workshops while coaching leaders in an Executive Leadership Development program. She then joined the BC Government as the Director of Organizational Development, where she led teams of internal facilitators and workshop designers in delivering coaching workshops and learning organization workshops. Her work in designing and training facilitators on the “Building a Respectful Workplace” workshop was a finalist in the 2009 Premiers Awards and is still one of the top subscribed workshops offered to BC public servants. She is now as an Associate Faculty member at Royal Roads University in their Advanced Coaching Program, facilitating the “Intercultural Competence and Global Coaching” course.
Lily became the Coaching Strategist for the BC Government, where she led the creation of an internal coaching program of 19 internal coaches who leaders on such topics as managing direct reports, career planning, and team coaching. A large part of this role included training and developing the coaches to serve the needs of the organization and partnering with individual Ministries to infuse a coaching approach to their daily work, with the goal to move to a higher performing organization. For this work, she was awarded the Royal Roads Leadership Award in Coaching.
She is a Past President of the International Coach Federation (ICF) Vancouver Island Chapter and currently serves on the Independent Review Board (IRB) on Ethics as well as the co-lead for the Community of Practice of Coaching in Government.