Stewart is a leadership coach, facilitator and trainer with a specialization in process improvement, organizational change management and leadership effectiveness. He draws on nearly 20 years of leadership experience in Quality Assurance, Program Management, Operations, Process Improvement and Human Resources with such companies as Goodrich, Honeywell 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.
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, Executive Coach, Lean Expert and Six Sigma Black Belt.
An accomplished leader, coach, facilitator and presenter, Stewart has delivered speaking engagements to Industry Canada, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium, APEGNB, APEPEI, ACCES as well as various colleges and universities.