Organizational development consultant with 18 years experience



    • Job opportunities
    • Consulting assignments
    • Recruiting experts
    • Professional networking

    • International focus, MBA, Athabasca University , Canada , October 2004 - April 2007
    • Psychology, Bachelor's Degree, University of Calgary , Canada , September 1987 - June 1991

    • Canadian Red Cross, Volunteer

Experience Summary

  • Skills, Background, and Experience

      An organizational development executive with 18 years experience in the nonprofit, private and public sectors. A strong record of successfully building new programs, teams and departments with a collaborative management style. Experienced in strategic planning, stakeholder and partnership relations, human resource management, financial management, restructuring, marketing, and communications. Experience with living and working internationally in cross-cultural environments and with diverse groups.

  • Areas of Expertise :

      East Asia & Pacific, Eastern Europe, North America, Canada, Japan, Philippines

  • Responsibilities :

    • Recruit candidates
    • Pursue new business
    • Write proposals/grant requests
    • Provide technical advice on projects
    • Conduct research
    • Manage projects in the field
    • Manage projects from the home office
    • Run a company, NGO, or a major department
  • Opportunities I Might Consider :

    • Field assignment
    • Full-time staff position
    • Long-term consulting assignment
    • Short-term contract assignment

Employment Summary

  • June 2006 - Present Independent Consultant, Katherine Morton Consulting

    Consulting in two streams: nonprofit interim management and organizational development for international development projects. Have consulted as interim executive director/CEO for a number of nonprofit organizations to facilitate effective leadership transition. During tenure, systems and structures are analyzed for increased success and knowledge management documents are created for new leadership. Have also consulted with various international development projects from a few days up to a number of months while located in various countries. Contracts include project management, stakeholder relations, evaluation, strategic planning, facilitation, and training. ➢ Nonprofit interim management clients include: Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area, Katimavik, The Arthritis Society, Horizon Housing Society, The Parkinson’s Society of Southern Alberta, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. ➢ International development clients include: International Trade Centre (Geneva), Canadian Society for International Health/CIDA (Serbia & Bosnia), Agriteam Canada Consulting/CIDA (Philippines), Canadian Public Health Agency/UNICEF (Kosovo).

  • March 2004 - June 2006 Executive Director, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, AB

  • June 2000 - February 2004 Director, Communications & Development, AIDS Calgary Awareness Association

Katherine Morton
Sri Lanka

Community Member since

  • Upcoming assignment

    No information
  • Employment status

    Employed on a short-term contract
  • Available Anytime
  • Career Level

  • Citizenships and Permanent Residences

    • Canada
  • Total Years of Experience

    18 years
  • Languages

    • English
    • French
    • Japanese