Our innovative training helps business professionals to immediately become better presenters, speakers, writers and listeners.

 

We discovered that the key to communicating successfully is found in science. Using proven neuroscience we help executives, leaders and employees of all levels to consistently achieve results through powerful communication. 

 
 
 

Gregor Jeffrey

FOUNDER

 

Gregor Jeffrey is a professional speaker and facilitator and the founder of Jeffrey Strategic. His innovative, neuroscience-based approach has helped hundreds of C-level executives, senior leaders and business professionals attain high performance through effective communication.  

After starting his career in the Canadian defence sector in Calgary, Gregor Jeffrey worked in Vancouver’s emerging high-tech sector and California’s Silicon Valley. Returning to the defence industry as a consultant for the General Dynamics Corporation in Europe, he supported and led international teams on multi-billion dollar equipment programs for the UK Ministry of Defence.

In Paris, France he founded a consulting firm that helped specialized suppliers secure opportunities with European defence contractors. A specialist on military technology trends, Gregor supported international investors as a senior defence industry advisor with Standard & Poor’s. Following projects in Spain, Germany and England he returned to Calgary to lead the Department of National Defence Integrated Soldier System Project and negotiated Raytheon Canada’s first international teaming agreements with French and Israeli defence contractors.

Gregor’s experiences delivering high-profile proposals and presentations in the international defence sector led him to develop unique training to help executives, leaders and employees of all levels excel at communicating in complex corporate environments. He is an Executive Education lecturer with the Alberta School of Business and an invited speaker at TEC Executive Forums, MacKay CEO Forums and leading organizations across North America.

Gregor lives in Calgary, Alberta. Outside of his work he is a passionate classic motorsports enthusiast.

 

Phone: 403-903-0895
Email: gregor@jeffreystrategic.com


 

Jan Nighswander

Senior Consultant

 

Jan Nighswander understands through her diverse corporate and consulting experience that clear, authentic communication is critical to business and personal success. As Senior Consultant with Jeffrey Strategic she is committed to helping business professionals attain high performance through effective communication.

Jan started her career in Alberta’s energy industry as a production accountant with Home Oil in their northern operations. After returning to her hometown of Calgary she took on a new role in pension and benefits accounting that led to a successful thirty-year career in corporate human resources. 

At NOVA Corporation and Alberta Natural Gas she introduced a new approach to human resources management, transforming how leaders managed change and supported their people through significant industry deregulation. Following her corporate experience, Jan changed direction to specialize in transition management. As a practice leader with leading North American consulting firms she led multi-million dollar projects in energy, regulatory, retail and health care to improve performance and restructure in uncertain times. 

As Executive Vice President Human Resources and Chief Privacy Officer at LifeMark Health, Jan built a human resources function that focused on helping business leaders become strong HR practitioners. After supporting the acquisition of over fifty businesses, Jan relocated to Toronto to support the integration of LifeMark Health and Centric Health.

Now based in Calgary, Jan runs her own HR consulting practice that helps leaders and organizations find practical solutions to their business challenges. Drawing on her extensive senior leadership experience, she delivers innovative workshops and coaching for Jeffrey Strategic including Communicating with Influence for Women.

 

Phone: 403-870-9016
Email: jan@jeffreystrategic.com