Management Team

We are thought leaders in the broader field of Industrial Relations. We develop custom strategies that go beyond traditional day to day Labour Relations and collective bargaining planning.


Hugh Secord


Chief Strategist

Hugh is an accomplished Labour Relations Professional with over 30 years of experience. He has been the Chief Negotiator in over 130 rounds of bargaining in all ten provinces.

Hugh has helped numerous organizations develop labour relations strategies that have lead to the creation of competitive advantage and shared value. Hugh has worked in the manufacturing, mining, pulp and paper, logistics, power and services industries.

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Sue Mackintosh

B.Comm., M.I.R.

Chief Strategist & Managing Director

Sue has 20 plus years experience in senior HR and LR roles. After graduating from Queen’s University with her B. Comm. and Masters of Industrial Relations Sue spent a good part of her career with the George Weston/Loblaw companies in senior HR/LR roles.

She then went on to be a senior leader in Labour Relations with Bruce Power where she improved the relationships with the Building Trade Unions.

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