Allison Christilaw, MBA, ICD.D


Allison Christilaw, MBA, ICD.D

A seasoned consultant and business leader, Allison holds both an HBA and MBA from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.

A graduate of the Directors Education Program through the Institute of Corporate Directors, her board work includes Secretary and Governance Chair on the Appleby College Board of Governors, HR and Nominations Chair on the Oakville Galleries Board of Directors, Director of the Haltech Board and Director of the Bayshore Foundation.

Currently, as an independent consultant and advisor to leaders, Allison brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, sharing her expertise in business strategy and operational effectiveness.  Having lead organizations, she knows how it feels to be and what is important to do as a leader.  She ran and sold a successful consulting business to one of the big 4 consulting firms, developing a deep understanding of the intricacies of acquisition and integration.

As Managing Partner of Managerial Design from 1998 to 2010 she learned firsthand what it takes to lead an organization from strategy development through to successful execution to achieve results.  Her client work included organizations throughout North America and Europe – all industries, all sizes…from motorcycles to mortgages – privately held family businesses to large public corporations.

After the sale of Managerial Design, as a Partner with Deloitte she led the integration of Managerial Design’s clients and people and groomed successors to take over the practice which continues today.

As CEO of Reddin Global from 2015-2018, Allison led the development of a mobile Team Effectiveness Solution to bring the tools and management know-how to leader-managers globally.

Outside of work her passions include family, gardening, art collecting and mentoring.