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Our People ... Our Collective Wisdom

Jim Mackay, B.A., MBA, CMC, Managing Partner

Jim is an idea person and pilots the Berkeley Consulting Group.  His consulting approach emphasizes holistic and creative thinking, finding solutions that fit the clientís circumstances, and adding value.  Jimís clients say that he is a thought leader bringing forward innovative ideas that recognize both business and people realities.  Jim cuts through complexity and guides people to deal with the fundamentals of what needs to be done.

For almost 30 years, Jim has been helping leaders of organizations successfully face their strategic and organizational challenges in the private, public and non-profit sectors.  Jim specializes in strategic direction setting, organization, mergers and governance.  Globally, he coaches top managers on organization leadership.  As an Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management at the Schulich School of Business, he oversees MBA groups undertake strategy field studies in a vast array of industries. 

Jim has a strong commitment to the community.  He has been involved in many voluntary activities with the United Way and his community.  For the last decade, on the bench as a coach or in the stands cheering, he enjoys supporting his sonís Markham hockey team.

Our Associate Network

The Berkeley Consulting Group works with a team of independent consultants and affiliates in Canada and the UK. Reflecting our "Collective Wisdom" theme, Berkeley's competence lies in its ability to bring seasoned associates together as a team to use leading edge methods applied to the client's strategic challenge so that results are delivered with high dollar value and timeliness.

Many of our Associates have extensive backgrounds in management and consulting. While our Managing Partner generally directs all projects, our Senior Associates frequently play key roles as lead consultants or project directors:

  • Providing high level consulting analysis and advice on specialized projects requiring extensive experience and hands-on interaction with senior levels.
  • Leading projects and managing teams on complex and multi-phase projects including lead role in client relations, reporting and project management.

Our Support Team

Our professional support team is very experienced and performs many roles of the project manager and business analysts on assignments. They have a combined experience of over thirty years with strengths in research, statistical analysis, questionnaire design, administrative organization, productively enhancement, accounting and presentations.

Some of our Wisdom...

Caryl Arundel BA, MSc, MPA
Simon Baker MMS, C.Geol
Lionel Feldman BA, MA (Public Administration)
Laren Stadelman, MBA, FCMC
Julia Ann Scott, RN, MBA, CMC
John DeMarco BA, M.Phil

...and Fresh Ideas

Joining our Network

If you are interested in applying as an Independent Associate, please submit your resume and cover letter to our Administrative Partner by fax or mail.

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