Paul McCarthy

Leader, Business Transformation & Leader Growth

Fascinated by people and why we do the things we do, Paul is a non-traditional thinker who thinks big, questions deeply, and strives to create the conditions for leaders of all levels to have honest, courageous and forward moving conversations that build strong and healthy organizations.

Paul’s background in anthropology, sociology and social policy creates a natural curiosity about culture, social structure, and how this informs and shapes corporate systems. This exploration formed his desire to help people and organizations be the best they can be.

Paul is a straight talker who reframes perceptions and provokes change conversations so that leaders can make a difference and deliver results. Paul is involved in several game changing quests to better understand what leaders and organizations of tomorrow will need to set themselves apart. Paul’s evolving mission over the last 20 years has been to rid the world of toxic leadership. 

Paul has operated within big firms based in the UK and Canada and brings a global perspective to his work. His real-world experience, guidance and expertise informs and supports leaders and leadership teams in navigating through existing and future opportunities and challenges.

An avid traveler, Paul has explored over 30 countries, is a veteran snowboarder of Canada’s best powder, and divides his time between western and central Canada. Paul passionately provides mentorship to the next generation of young entrepreneurs and future leaders through collaboration with non-profit organizations or simply over a cup of Earl Grey.