Kathleen Grace

Kathleen is president of GCS, a consulting firm committed to helping leaders develop their potential and helping organizations to align leadership talent with their strategic business goals. Kathleen has worked inside a Fortune 500 organization, for a large global consulting firm and was a partner in one of the largest Industrial and organizational consulting practices in Canada before founding Grace Consulting Services. She has identified and developed leadership talent for the telecommunications, financial, pharmaceutical, information technology, manufacturing and professional services sectors in North America, Germany and Latin America.

Kathleen holds a master’s degree in organizational psychology and is asked to speak at conferences, both nationally and internationally, on a range of topics including strategic succession management, executive development, corporate coaching and mentoring, women in leadership and leadership integrity.

As a business partner to her clients, Kathleen brings insight and business acumen to bear on strategic succession decisions. Whether she is conducting assessments at the executive level, identifying high-potential future leaders or assessing leadership bench strength during a merger/acquisition transaction, Kathleen’s clients depend on her ability to see people clearly and bring out the best in them. As an executive coach, Kathleen’s approach is direct and open, helping leaders develop self-insight, take risks, leverage untapped strengths and ultimately achieve their true potential.


Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) annually offers its views on priorities for the federal budget. Review past submissions of pre-budget briefs and consultations, and post-budget release opinions and commentary.

Our Firm Directory allows you to search for Canadian CPA firms using our interactive map as well as other criteria.

Jointly presented by CPA Canada and CPA Ontario, The ONE is the must-attend, multi-track event of the year, designed for all CPAs who want to be at the top of their game.