Liz Bernhard, Ph.D.

Dr. Liz Bernhard is an Alliance Partner with Leadership Development Worldwide, LLC, located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Liz brings more than 25 years of experience as an executive coach and leadership development specialist helping individual leaders and companies grow and achieve results. A trusted talent advisor with a global mindset, she is known for her direct and empathic style, incisive assessments and practical coaching focusing on leading at scale and achieving results. 

She brings considerable intercultural experience and specializes in working globally, particularly in Latin America. She has served clients in a variety of industries, including private equity, consumer products, manufacturing, high tech, energy, the public sector, media, and mining.

Liz is invigorated by helping leaders gain insight into their skills and deepen their abilities to leverage their own and others’ talents to increase effectiveness and make the right talent and career decisions.

Liz is a dual citizen of the U. S. and Canada and has permanent residency status in Brazil. She received a bachelor’s degree from Colorado College and a master’s degree and PhD in counseling psychology from Northwestern University. She volunteers in her community and as a coach for the Humanitarian Coaching Network. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with her husband and three daughters and enjoys the active BC lifestyle, including skiing, cycling, and yoga.