Lisa McArthur

Executive Coach
  • Toronto, Ontario

Coaching Speciality:

  • Working with senior leaders
  • Helping women leaders break through the ‘glass ceiling
  • Trust-based leadership

Industry Specialization:

  • Professional services
  • Insurance
  • Financial services
  • Health services
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology
  • Mining
  • Internal support functions


Lisa is an experienced business executive who has held senior leadership roles in technology, professional services and insurance organizations. With over 25 years of experience, she has led sales, technology and consulting teams to deliver breakthrough results on initiatives ranging from infrastructure to mergers and industry strategy to sales transformation. Prior to working as a Coach, Lisa was the Canadian Vice President and CIO for a global insurance company and was responsible for implementing significant IT and business change management.

As a coach, Lisa is passionate about growth – for leaders and in business—and leverages her diverse background to understand the unique goals and opportunities of her clients. She focuses on creating safe environments that allow clients and their teams to openly raise issues, explore ideas and generate new personal and business insights.

She has a BA in Economics and Management Studies from the University of Waterloo and is also an accredited coach with the International Coach Federation. She holds certificates in business strategy and project management, and won awards for quality, customer satisfaction and leadership.