Donna Forde

Our team of associates brings global capabilities, diversity of background and approach, and a uniformly exceptional range of experience – along with exemplary professional coach credentials.

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Donna Forde

(Toronto, Canada)

PCC, BCACC


Successful leaders see opportunity where others see challenge. For over two decades Donna has worked with senior executives to find possibilities in every situation. She has a proven track record of helping leaders achieve transformational change. Her work integrates somatic coaching, systems thinking, conscious leadership and developmental psychology; bringing the mind, body, heart and soul into coherent alignment. She brings a rich background in individual and team coaching plus extensive leadership and organizational development expertise to her work as a coach and mentor.

Donna’s coaching expertise includes leadership embodiment, systemic coaching, executive presence and relationship coaching. In working with Donna, leaders have the opportunity to deeply explore complex questions, engage in candid conversations and take purposeful action. Donna’s multifaceted approach to coaching is a distillation of thousands of hours of experience with leaders and teams across the globe. Her coaching clients include a diverse roster of senior leaders from a range of industries including financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, retail, manufacturing and the charitable sector.

Donna has a Master’s Degree in Human Systems Intervention from Concordia University. She holds the Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation. She is a Certified Executive Coach through the Professional School of Psychology, a Certified Business Coach through the Business Coaching Advantage program, and a Certified Relationship Systems Coach through CRR Global. She currently develops business leaders and coaches as a faculty member in the Business Coaching Advantage program. Her work with numerous psychometric assessments and large spectrum of coaching modalities helps to increase self-awareness, learning, and growth for her clients. This quote by Nelson Mandela sums up her approach to coaching, “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”