Beverley Patwell (Bev to her friends) is one of the world’s foremost experts on organizational development and leading meaningful change.
As founder and principal of Patwell Consulting, she works with leaders throughout organizations in the private, public and plural sectors – coaching them to successfully address business needs, deliver results and impact the world in positive ways.
Passionate about helping people learn, lead and work together, Bev brings three decades of unparalleled experience to bear as she inspires others to lead meaningful change. Her pioneering work on Use-of-Self and Triple Impact Coaching™ form the basis of the recently unveiled Leading Meaningful Change framework©. (See the Services page for more details.)
Bev has a Masters of Arts Degree in Applied Social Sciences (Human Systems Intervention), a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Social Sciences with a minor in Psychology, and a Family Life Education Certificate from Concordia University and a Special Care Counselling Diploma from Vanier College. She also holds several certifications in leadership and team development assessments.
Bev has taught courses on Change Leadership Essentials at Mendoza College, the Stayer Centre for Executive Education at the University of Notre Dame, McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business, Royal Roads University, Queen’s University’s Industrial Relations Centre, AUNTL Masters of Science in Organizational Development Program at American University and at the University of the West Indies. She also served as a senior associate and executive coach with the Niagara Institute.
She is an author and partner with CoachingOurselves, and a mentor in the University of Victoria’s Gustavson School of Business Mentorship Program.
Bev is a long-standing member of the Organizational Development Network (ODNetwork) and a member of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce. She is also the recipient of the International Coaching Federation’s Prism Award for Executive Coaching.
Prior to working as a consultant, she served in leadership roles at Bombardier Aerospace, the City of Ottawa and Batshaw Youth and Family Centers formally known as Youth Horizons in Montréal.
Bev is the author of Leading Meaningful Change: Capturing the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of the People You Lead, Work With, and Serve and co-author with Edith Whitfield Seashore of Triple Impact Coaching: Use of Self in the Coaching Process. She has also published many other articles and several tools on leadership, change and coaching.
Bev currently resides in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada with her husband Don.