Barbara Nixon, Partner

Barbara Nixon

Barbara Nixon is a Founding Partner of Promeus and has over 19 years’ experience leading many senior executive searches for public and not-for-profit community and institutional organizations and associations, in Canada and internationally. Prior to Promeus, Barbara was a Vice President with the executive search practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, a Partner with Barklay Resources, and the Canadian Director for Hospital Corporation of America, an international hospital management company. She has led these consulting practices with a particular emphasis in the health, government and not-for-profit sectors. Barbara has a broad range of project facilitation expertise developed through consulting projects such as executive search, leadership development, strategic planning, organizational reviews, board development, and cultural assessments. She has presented to the Canadian College of Health Service Executives on leadership and potential strategies for building capacity, assisted the senior team of a Community Hospital Health System in creating leadership competencies for senior teams in community hospitals (work published in Hospital Quarterly), and is committed to the ongoing development of leaders for Canada’s public sector. In addition to leading senior level searches, Barbara has a health professional and consulting background. She has a Registered Nursing and Certified Management Consulting designations and she has completed the Governance Essentials Program at the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Barbara may be reached at 416-216-4606 or