Ellen Melis is a Certified Executive Coach, leadership specialist and public speaker who delivers dynamic research-based programs to organizations committed to making real and lasting change.
An inspiring leader herself, Ellen excels at helping organizations maximize the leadership potential in their people. Her sharp analytical skills are balanced by a warm sense of humour and a genuine passion for connecting with people. Ellen works closely with her clients to understand the larger picture and provides a systems-thinking approach to her work. Through powerful coaching conversations, Ellen empowers her clients be more than they ever thought possible.
Ellen’s passion for leadership development knows no bounds. Her drive to dig deep into the field has led her to pursue a PhD in Leadership and Change. Ellen’s continuing thirst for knowledge enables her to integrate cutting-edge, peer-reviewed research into the Deliberate Shift Leadership programs.
With a career spanning more than 20 years, Ellen has experience working with government agencies, as well as private and non-profit organizations. She partners with individuals, teams and organizations to develop a deliberate leadership culture that reflects overall strategic objectives and outcomes.