Greg Smith

Greg Smith

Greg Smith heads the firm’s Leadership Development & Coaching practice. He also serves clients in the areas of Change Management, Strategy Alignment Cascade, Organizational Design, Culture & Engagement and High Performing Teams.

Greg is a senior business leader who has thrived in challenging business environments for more than 25 years, achieving results that are in line with the required strategic and cultural transformation. His multiple industry experience and expertise in strategy formation, organizational design, talent development and culture building combined with his HR expertise makes him an excellent Trusted Advisor.

As an HR lead at Porter Airlines, Campbell Soup, Marriott and Wolseley, Greg was known as a leader who committed to breakthrough performance and innovation with a pragmatic business focus. His passion for people and his strong creative ability resulted in significant advancement in team member engagement and connectivity in both the profit and non-profit sectors.

Greg has served on numerous boards and councils including the Daily Bread Food Bank, the Food Processors HR Council and Matthew House Refugee Settlement Center.

Greg has a proven track record of improving organizational performance through people while challenging conventional thinking. This mindset and experience are very consistent with Lighthouse NINE’s multi-disciplinary approach and his focus on alignment & collaboration fits perfectly with our mission.

As a Partner at Lighthouse NINE, Greg’s clients will benefit from the firm’s breadth and depth of knowledge and our collaborative approach. By harnessing these experiences, organizations can simplify challenges, build partnerships, focus action and deliver outstanding results.


McMaster University

Coaching Training Institute

Certified Human Resources Professional

Certified in Kolbe™, DiSC®, EQi, FIRO-B®, Enneagram, Hogan

IC Agile Certified Professional
Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC)

Professional Associations

Strategic Capability Network

Human Resources Professionals Association

International Coach Federation
Associate Certified Coach (ACC) designation

Podcast Host
Talking Not Ranting; Safe Brave Stories

In Search of Safe Brave Spaces: A Guide to Unlocking and Releasing Potential

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