Mike is the HR Practice Leader for Stratford Managers Corporation. He provides organizations with strategic HR support and has in-depth experience working with Boards of Directors and HR and Compensation Committees. Prior to joining Stratford Managers, Mike founded Strategic HR Consulting Canada, a successful HR consulting firm providing HR strategies to clients, with a focus on Talent Management, Total Rewards, Corporate Governance and Mergers & Acquisitions. Mike previously served as SVP of HR & Organizational Effectiveness for Iogen, as AVP of HR for Cognos and held numerous senior positions with Nortel. Mike holds a B.A. in Law & Sociology from the Carleton University, an HR Management Certificate from Algonquin College and achieved the SHRP certification – the highest HR certification level in Canada.