Suzanne Hawkes

Leadership Essentials

Suzanne Hawkes is a management consultant, leadership trainer and facilitator. She has supported strategic planning, change management and leadership development with business, non-profit, political and public sector clients across the U.S. and Canada for more than 25 years. Her vision: a diverse, cross-sectoral network of powerful, collaborative, service-oriented leaders working across difference to achieve transformational change.  

Suzanne is a principal with her company Convergence Strategies, and an instructor with SFU/Booth University’s Executive Leadership Certificate program, which incorporates an explicit equity framework as core to effective leadership. She is a longstanding associate with the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue. She is also the sole Canadian trainer with the Rockwood Leadership Institute, and a senior associate with the California-based InPartnership Consulting, which focuses on equity-centred strategy and change management. 

She has an honours bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from the University of Waterloo, and a master’s degree in resource and environmental management from Simon Fraser University; both degrees focused on Indigenous and community-led resource management. She is a certified Integral Facilitator, and is also certified to lead the Interpersonal Leadership Styles, Diamond Power Index, and the Intercultural Development Inventory, all tools aimed at understanding and effectively working across intersections of difference.

Upcoming courses taught by Suzanne Hawkes

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Start DateWed, Apr 10, 2024
Area of StudyLeadership Essentials