Ellen Malcolmson is the Principal of Ellen Malcolmson Executive Coaching Inc. Ellen’s coaching practice is grounded in her passion for partnering with her clients to enable them build confidence in their strengths and capabilities.
Since 2013, Ellen has partnered with clients through executive coaching, strategic advice and design and delivery of bespoke leadership development programs. Her clients span a variety of industries including; financial services, private equity, commercial real estate, media, health care, pharma, IT and not for profit. Ellen has a special interest in working with individuals who are at tipping points in their careers; changing roles, taking on new accountabilities who strive to lead with authenticity and empathy.
Ellen brings extensive governance experience to her coaching work. Ellen currently serves on the Board of Governors of Seneca College. Previously, she served on the Board of the Unity Health Network made up of St. Michael’s, St. Joseph’s and Providence Health Care where she served on the Governance and Integration Committees. Ellen chaired the Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Health Centre 2012 to 2015 and was a board member there from 2008 to 2017. Ellen has also served as the board chair of Women’s Habitat of Etobicoke, and as a board member at the Ontario Hospital Association, GO Transit, McMaster University, the Shaw Festival and Junior Achievement.
Ellen’s commitments to her community and her success as a business leader were recognized when she was inducted into McMaster University’s Alumni Hall of Fame in 2004. Ellen is a member of the International Coach Federation, the Institute of Corporate Directors, and the International Women’s Forum. She has been a keynote speaker at the acclaimed Women of Influence speaker series.
Ellen is a Certified Executive Coach and holds the PCC designation of the International Coach Federation. She is also certified in the administration of the Birkman Assessment. Ellen is an alumnus of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Leadership Fellowship program and the Judy Project. She also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Political Science from McMaster University, a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University and a certification in Team Coaching from Georgetown University.