Gervase Bushe (pronounced Jervis Bush) is the president of Clear Learning Ltd. and the developer of the models and teaching methods in all of Clear Learning’s courses. With over 30 years of experience as an organizational consultant, he has helped companies change their cultures, redesign their structures and processes, transform employee relations and improve leadership effectiveness. He works with executives to increase teamwork and architect transformational change processes. Past clients include SAP-Business Objects, Kodak-Creo, Shell Oil, Canadian government, General Motors, American Airlines, Fraser and Vancouver Island Health Authorities, Telus, Novellus, Johnson Controls, BC Research Corp., Palomar Pomerado Health, Macmillan Bloedel, TransAlta, Credit Suisse, Sinova AB, and the Vancouver School Board. He was chosen one of the top 10 appreciative inquiry consultants in the world by the AI Commons in 2002.
Gervase has an extensive background in the design and delivery of highly experiential management training programs that significantly improve manager's ability to lead people and facilitate change. He is certified in laboratory education methods and has consulted to organizations on the design of complete, in-house leadership development processes. He has partnerships with training and development firms in Canada, the US, Europe, Australia and Asia. He has trained managers and consultants on four continents and is a member of the NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science.
With a doctorate in organizational behavior from Case Western Reserve University, he is Professor of Leadership and Organization Development at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, in Vancouver, Canada (one of the top 50 management research universities in the world) and an award winning researcher and author in the areas of leadership, teamwork and organizational change. Gervase lives in the rainforest of North Vancouver, is the father of two young children, likes to play the guitar, be in the outdoors and eat good food. You can find out more about him and his work at www.gervasebushe.ca.