SHiFT Leadership Solutions Inc., President
Stewart Pollard is a leadership coach, facilitator and trainer with a specialization in process improvement, organizational change management and leadership effectiveness. He draws on 20 years of leadership experience in Supply Chain, Quality Assurance, Program Management, Operations, Process Improvement, Change Management and Human Resources with such companies as Goodrich Aerospace (now UTC), Honeywell Aerospace and J.D. Irving, Limited.
Throughout his career, Stewart has managed P&Ls of over $300M annually, led transformations resulting in revenue growth of 600% over 3 years, and coached leaders to employee engagement improvements of 30% year over year. Projects under Stewart’s leadership have delivered well over $500M as a result of his passion for improvement, his ability to simplify complex problems by engaging all levels of the organization, his positive energy and good humour. Stewart has been an active member/supporter of EMC since 2004.
A continuous learner, Stewart holds Bachelors degrees in Physics and Mechanical Engineering from UPEI and University of Waterloo respectively, as well as an MBA from University of Phoenix and a Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University. He holds certifications as a Certified Change Management Professional, Associate Certified Coach, Certified Executive Coach, Lean Expert and Six Sigma Black Belt.
In addition to being an accomplished leader, coach, facilitator and presenter, Stewart has delivered speaking engagements to multiple industry and professional associations, as well as various colleges and universities.
Stewart founded Shift Leadership Solutions in 2018 to bring his talents and experience together in service to his clients.