Who We Are

We are a Calgary based coaching and consulting firm who specializes in three areas: Executive and Career Coaching, Organizational Effectiveness Consulting, and Professional Speaking. We’ve been in business since 2005, and in the industry of Talent Management and Leadership Development for much longer.

We are known for successfully designing custom coaching and development solutions that align to our clients’ business, personal and professional development needs. We welcome the opportunity to do the same for you!

Our Mission

We support and enable goal-oriented individuals and organizations in achieving personal, professional and team goals by finding clarity, enhancing awareness and turning challenges into opportunities that produce new and exciting results.

Our Commitment

We act with integrity, authenticity, respect and the utmost professionalism.

Associations and Accreditations

The Team

We are committed to having only the most qualified, business savvy team members that fit with our culture of integrity, authenticity, respect and professionalism. This means, our clients are always partnered with a team member that will deliver results and exceed all expectations.

Many certified coaches have the credentials and hours to claim the “certified coach” title, but not the diverse experience, advanced education and professionalism we promise to our discerning clients.

Together, we have over 75 years’ collective experience in the areas of Executive and Career Coaching, Organizational Effectiveness Consulting, and Professional Speaking, and meet the below criteria:

  • Have both corporate and consulting experience, having held positions at a senior leadership level in varying sizes of organizations (the more experience – the better).
  • Hold graduate level education, business preferred (most of our team members hold MBAs).
  • Have held positions on advisory boards, both profit and not-for profit.
  • Are actively involved in industry associations and maintain and advance their credentialing through ongoing professional development.
  • Have lived, worked or studied internationally and have a refined sense for international business, culture and broadened overall perspective.
  • Are professionally certified coaches though the International Coaching Federation or another internationally recognized governing body.
  • Are genuinely passionate about supporting others achieve their personal and business goals.
  • Are personally aligned with our values of integrity, authenticity, respect and professionalism.

About our Founder

A skilled Executive Coach, Facilitator and Consultant with integrity, enthusiasm and drive. Christine offers over 17 years experience, strong credentials and a track record of impressive client successes.

Christine loves to work hard and play hard! When not collaborating with her clients, she is having fun making memories with her amazing husband and two bright and energetic children. International travel tops the list too, with almost 40 countries travelled and the next overseas family adventure always being planned in the background.

Christine founded Creative Coaching in 2005, after moving back to Canada from the Netherlands. Over the past twelve years she has established a successful coaching and consulting practice that focuses on three key areas: Executive Coaching, Management Consulting and Professional Speaking.

She has become known in the industry as a consummate professional in the areas of leadership development, talent management and business in general. Her reputation as an expert in this space enables her to artfully navigate the balance between coaching and consulting and offer creative learning solutions to each unique client.

Christine is a polished professional speaker who has the ability to design engaging and results oriented presentations and deliver them in a way that connects with any audience, at any level.

Christine has provided executive coaching and strategic consulting services to 1000’s of supervisors, managers, executives and teams working for small, large, local, and multinational companies in a diverse mix of industries. She has personally provided coaching to over 250 graduate level business students on navigating career transitions and developing leadership capability, and is an instructor in a University Graduate Level Leadership Development Program.

Christine's Education and Credentials

  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
    Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary (Executive Program)
  • Bachelor of Management Degree (BMGT), International Business
    University of Lethbridge
  • Business Management Diploma, Human Resources
    Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • Professionally Certified Coach (PCC)
    International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Newfields Certified Coach (NCC)
    Newfields International Coach Training Program (Ontological Coaching)
  • Certified Physchometrics Assessments Interpreter, MBTI, FiroB, Thomas Kilmann, Strong Interest Inventory etc.
    Physchometrics Canada.
  • Certified Behavioural Inteview Specialist
    Gallup International
  • Certified Change Management Professional
  • Certified 360 Assessment Intrepreter
    Korn Ferry International