Barry Davis, B. Comm, CPHR, ACC

Barry Davis is a seasoned high-performance coach, accredited with a Chartered Professional in Human Resources designation, a nationally recognized level of achievement within the field of human resources, and an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Over thirty years of experience working with business leaders as a trainer, coach and consultant, has given Barry the insight to see and solve performance issues – from both a business and personal perspective.

Barry’s unique approach is to combine natural empathy with business experience and research on how brain function impacts performance. After years of research and practice, he has developed a series of beneficial and proactive ways to enhance healthy habit formation by embracing change - with more than 1000 hours of coaching experience, his expertise and toolsets are extensive.

With Barry’s coaching support, his clients’ most prolific changes have resulted in beneficial leadership performance with:
-consistent focus on daily/weekly priorities, aligned with strategic plans
-enhanced focus on those priorities, with less time spent on distractions and busywork
-greater focus and ability to implement change and collaboration with others to enact those changes
-reduced stress and enhanced energy to direct to higher priorities
-improved role clarity
-reduction of human resource challenges (poor performance, unproductive attitudes, staff conflict)
-better development and consistency in work routines
-improvement of personal routines and habits, leading to better health and resilience
-increased employee engagement

Barry’s coaching clients have included:
-Farm Credit Canada
-Mosaic Potash
-Conexus Credit Union
-Encompass Credit Union, Alberta
-Sun Life
-City of Penticton, B.C.
-Southeast College
-Wood Gundy
-Bayer Crop Science


Barry Davis, Certified Coach

-Chartered Professional in Human Resources
-International Coach Federation certification – Associate Certified Coach
-Certified to deliver The Coaching Clinic and Expedition Coaching Program
-Member of Chartered Professionals in Human Resources
-Bachelor of Commerce
Areas of Specialization:
-Leadership Development – assessing and developing practices and behaviours
-Personal performance – focusing on building and sustaining productive habits
-Coaching – learning and practicing coaching models and skills
-Human Relations – developing clear, collaborative communication; challenging conversations; building accountable communications in organizations
-Training Trainers – facilitating and practicing successful learning and skill development
-Customer Service – developing and delivering frontline service delivery with managers’ support
Coaching Background:

Barry Davis has been delivering value in the learning and development industry for over thirty- five years, beginning in 1981 when he was the area manager with Dale Carnegie Training. Since then, he has worked with public and private sector organizations of all sizes.

Business expertise:

Barry has worked extensively with leaders and their employees in First Nation communities, Crown Corporations, all levels of government and small to international businesses. He has spoken on leadership and personal performance to diverse audiences, numbering from a few individuals to hundreds. Barry has delivered leadership and management development to notable organizations including Mosaic Potash and SaskTel, ISM Canada and Credit Unions to name a few.