Julie Stockton, Ed.D., is founder and Principal of J.M.S. Consulting, and co-founder of Poiesis Consulting for Generative Action. Along with her business partner, Maura da Cruz, she helps organizations implement positive change and create effective work environments. Julie’s 20 years of Organization and Staff Development experience includes service as Director of Human Resources (Organizational Development & Learning) at the University of British Columbia. In this capacity, her innovative and strengths-based approach to workforce development resulted in the creation of award winning programs in Coaching and Leadership, including Focus on People: Workplace Practices at UBC which resulted in UBC being named a top employer in British Columbia for several years running. Working primarily in the public service sector across Canada, Julie specializes in appreciative 360 instruments, strengths-based performance tools, navigating the dynamics of organizational change, and leadership development.