About me

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 Alexandra Salamis


As the Founder and President of Integral Leadership Design, Alexandra has worked as a leadership development and change consultant and coach for over 25 years. She works with clients to create real-world human solutions in this era of rapid and unpredictable change. Working internationally, Alexandra is known for challenging and inspiring leaders, teams and organizations to shift their perspectives and expand their horizons to implement lasting change and breakthrough performance success. 


Alexandra is an award-winning former executive who works with aspiring and current leaders, and start-up High Tech sector founders.  Living in Canada’s capital, she also serves in numerous senior consultancies, executive roles, consulting and coaching advisory roles with the Canadian Government. 


She was part of IBM’s Global Strategy and Change Practice as a Senior Managing Consultant, and currently she serves as a trusted Resource on Demand for IBM and PwC. She has taught executive coaching at the Ivey School of Business, and has served as a field supervisor for M.A. students completing their thesis projects in the areas of organizational development and change management.


She is a Founding Director of the Canadian Institute for Research and Education in Human Systems and the Canadian Centre for Excellence in Coaching.  Alexandra is also a Forbes Coaches Council member, and a Forbes and Training Industry magazine thought leader contributor.


Alexandra completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and her Master of Arts degree in Human Systems Intervention from Concordia University. She also holds a Master of Social Work degree in Social Policy, Administration and Counselling from Carleton University. She has a certification in Organizational Psychology with an Executive Coaching concentration, and is a certified Integral Associate Coach with Integral Coaching Canada. She also holds certifications with the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) and the International Coaching Federation (ICF).


Most recently she has been nominated for the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case for her work in advancing gender equality, and for Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women Award in 2018.


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