Reginald T. Ellis, Ph.D. Senior Associate

regWith over 30 years of corporate, HR consulting and public sector experience, Reg is a recognized expert in the areas of executive assessment and 360 degree feedback processes. Reg’s HR consulting experience extends to the highest level of some of Canada’s most prestigious organizations in both the private and public sectors. A large part of his experience was gathered while he was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, where he led the research team at the Personnel Applied Research Unit that was responsible for developing pre employment tests.

Prior to his role at Ellis Locke & Associates, he held a senior role with Saville and Holdsworth Ltd. He has also worked with one of the premier executive assessment and placement firms in Canada as well as with CN Rail in Montreal. Frequently sought as a speaker in the areas of executive assessment, leadership development, executive coaching and 360 degree feedback processes and systems, his HR consulting experience has included the development and implementation of systems and processes for selection and promotion, performance management, career planning, and training and development. In addition, Reg is actively sought after by our clients in the policing and municipal sectors due to his extensive experience and understanding of the unique issues associated with those environments.

Reg obtained his Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Waterloo. He has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at several universities and is regularly asked to participate in academic forums and conferences addressing issues faced by HR practitioners in today’s marketplace.