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Gillian Leithman, PhD

Gillian Leithman, PhD specializes in soft skills training – that is the people side of business. She has facilitated programs for some of Canada's premiere businesses and organizations such as Bell Canada, Air Canada, TD Canada Trust, Federal Express, Novartis, Telus, Hollis Wealth, HSBC, BDC, the RCMP and Exxon Mobil.


When she is not facilitating seminars, Dr. Gill, as her students refer to her, teaches in the Executive MBA and the Goodman Institute of Investment Management at the John Molson School of Business. Her research focus encompasses the career motivation of older workers, the retirement transition process, age friendly workplaces, and knowledge sharing cultures. Her teaching focus includes leadership development and soft skills training.


Gillian’s work and commentary have been featured in Canadian HR Reporter, Forbes, the Conversation Canada, Montreal Gazette, Reader’s Digest and the National Post.


Dr. Gill is the founder of Life Skills Toolbox™  and Rewire to Retire™.

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