Ruth Hubbard

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Ruth Hubbard
Senior Partner
A senior partner in Invenire (, Ms. Hubbard moved to private consulting practice after a distinguished career in the Canadian public service where she served as Deputy Minister in a number of federal government ministries including, Supply and Services, Employment and Immigration, Revenue Canada (Customs & Excise), and as the Master of the Royal Canadian Mint. She was President of the Public Service Commission from 1994 to her retirement in 1999. Since then Ms. Hubbard joined the Centre on Governance at the University of Ottawa as a Senior Research Fellow and has been very active in advising on and studying the public sector management and the management of social systems in the public and not-for-profit sectors nationally and internationally. She is also a teacher, writer, and a professional coach of senior executives.

Ruth Hubbard is a past Board member of the Commonwealth Association of Public Administration and Management and is currently a member of the Honorary Board of Directors of the Public Policy Forum of Canada as well as various community-based voluntary organizations including Leadership Ottawa.

Ms. Hubbard holds a Master's degree in Mathematical Analysis from Ohio State University, a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Chemistry and Spanish from Queen's University, and has attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.

Degrees and certifications

  • Masters - Mathematical Analysis - Ohio State University, United States
  • Bachelors - Mathematics, Chemistry, Spanish - Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada
  • Advanced Management Program - Harvard University, Massachusetts United States

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Major organizations and consulting firms that provide Requisite Organization-based services

A global association of academics, managers, and consultants that focuses on spreading RO implementation practices and encouraging their use
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Founded as an assessment consultancy using Jaques's CIP methods, the US-based firm expanded to talent pool design and management, and managerial leadership practice-based work processes
Former RO-experienced CEO, Ron Harding, provides coaching to CEOs of start-ups and small and medium-size companies that are exploring their own use of RO concepts.  His role is limited, temporary and coordinated with the RO-based consultant working with the organization
Ron Capelle is unique in his multiple professional certifications, his implementation of RO concepts through well designed organization development methods, and his research documenting the effectiveness of his firm's interventions
A Toronto requisite organization-based consultancy with a wide range of executive coaching, training, organization design and development services.
A Sweden-based consultancy, Enhancer practices time-span based analysis, executive assessment, and provides due diligence diagnosis to investors on acquisitions.
Founded by Gillian Stamp, one of Jaques's colleagues at Brunel, the firm modified Jaques;s work-levels, developed the Career Path Appreciation method, and has grown to several hundred certified assessors in aligned consulting firms world-wide recently expanding to include organization design
Requisite Organization International Institute distributes Elliott Jaques's books, papers, and videos and provides RO-based training to client organizations