Area of Expertise
Dr Barbara Henders has a global background in strategy, working in five different countries in both global and regional environments; manufacturing, supply and strategy positions; and planning and implementation roles.
Barbara has an undergraduate in Forestry from UBC in Vancouver, and a Licentiate and Ph.D. in Business from the University of Uppsala in Sweden. The focus of her research was on the role of systems in industrial marketing. She has also studied in Finland and Quebec. After 10 plus years at GSK in the UK and Canada, Barbara works as a management consultant, with a focus on helping clients think about and act upon strategic responses to complex and turbulent environments. She also acts as the Faculty Chair for groups of MBA students engaged in the Strategy Field Study at Schulich School of Business in Toronto. Her focus is on how people think, individually and in groups, and how we can harness different ways of thinking to create new ways forward and to achieve outstanding results.