Jane Hardy – Collaborator and Executive Coach

Jane Hardy is a Certified Executive Coach who coaches executives and managers in the federal public sector. She sees daily the value of coaching in inspiring people to perform at their best with comfort and confidence. Jane also has over 20 years of leadership experience in progressively senior positions in the federal government. She knows firsthand the complex challenges and pressures public service leaders face. Jane obtained her graduate certificate in executive coaching from Royal Roads University in British Columbia and her Associate Certified Coach (A.C.C.) designation from the International Coach Federation. Since then, she has coached leaders from manager and Director through to Assistant Deputy Minister in over 20 federal departments and agencies. Jane believes passionately in coaching as a powerful tool for accelerating leadership development. There are many professional development tools available from stretch assignments to various forms of training. Each has its place in the tool kit. But coaching provides one thing the others do not – a safe space and a trusted thinking partner. Through coaching, Jane will support you in taking a hard look at who you are as a leader, what may be holding you back and what changes you need to make to go beyond where you are now to obtain the results you want. Jane has also served in a number of diverse executive roles in her career: Assistant Deputy Minister, Consulting, Information and Shared Services Branch, Public Works and Government Services Canada; Director General, Telecommunications and Informatics Services and Operations, Public Works and Government Services Canada; Director General, Financial Management, Natural Resources Canada; Associate Director General, Tobacco Control Bureau, Health Canada; Program Director, Agriculture, Fisheries and Natural Resources, Treasury Board Secretariat; Director level program and policy positions in Industry Canada and Fisheries and Oceans.

For more information on Jane’s experience and coaching approach, go to her website at www.hardycoaching.com