About Us

Aitken Leadership Group specializes in teaching people skills to technically-trained leaders. We offer leadership development, consulting and coaching to professional service companies.

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Who we serve

Engineering, design and professional services firms — as well as individual professionals — who want to learn how to grow in challenging times, or simply reach the next level of performance.

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What we're good at

We're good at getting individual leaders and teams unstuck. We specialize in accelerating leadership growth in executives and managers, offering consulting, training and team development to professional service firms.

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How we work

Every solution is custom. We learn your strategy, culture, and your desired outcomes — and then we build programs and training that fits.

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What we focus on

Personal Mastery. We treat leaders as whole people — and organizations as living systems. Bridging the gap between individual and organizational, we create leadership programs that fit a company’s culture and strategic direction.

Meet the team

Geordie Aitken

Trusted advisor to executive teams and change leaders across North America, Geordie facilitates personal work with innate understanding. His innovative and playful approach disarms complex challenges and makes the hard conversations easy.

David Aitken

An accomplished business leader with indelible wisdom, David is a master executive coach. He combines street-smarts with soulful insight to bring profound change to the people on whom organizations depend.

Magda Dominik

Expert in adult education, Magda integrates sophisticated curriculum design with seasoned facilitation skills. Magda crafts transformative development experiences with sustained results.


What our clients say

Geordie Aitken has become the “go to” facilitator for our firm. Michael Scipione, President and CEO, Weston & Sampson
Geordie and David delivered exactly what they requested of participants: Presence, Candor and Perspicacity. Loy Young, Vice President, ACEC Washington
Specific teaching was very applicable to everyone, it was not just theory of something to implement later.Marcus Byers, Kleinfelder


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Leadership Development

The heart of what we do is developing leaders. We have designed and facilitated — in whole or in part — transformative leadership programs in dozens of organizations over our history. Our approach accelerates leadership readiness and maturity, and can dramatically increase capability in mid-level to senior executive leaders.



Get unstuck. Regain your insight, energy, and authenticity. Our rigorous approach enables the personal choices needed to make sustained behavioural change in life and work. We can help you re-discover your purpose, generating master strategies – and day-to-day tactics – to achieve your desired results.

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Let us make things easy. The original foundation of our business, facilitation is an art we continuously evolve and refine. Our disarming approach will help you approach the conversations, meetings, and planning sessions that matter.



As subject-matter experts in leadership development, leadership succession and cultural change processes, we are trusted advisors to our clients. Working one-on-one with executives or with entire leadership teams, we help senior officers navigate in times of transition.

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More client praise

Completeness, interaction, personal focus, ability to reach people at multiple career positionsChris Poland, Degenkolb
For over 20 years, I have watched as David worked with leaders to achieve extraordinary personal transformations.Kyle Davy AIA, President, Kyle V. Davy Consulting
David brings unparalleled expertise to each task, and he does so with a sincere concern for us as people.Philip G. Freelon, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C
I can easily say that my work with Geordie Aitken has been instrumental in breaking through multiple professional and personal barriers.Chris Decock, President, Hudsons Canadian Taphouse



MasterClass is an invite-only event. It is designed as a ‘decelerator’ workshop for female professionals in Engineering, Science and Technology industries. Part retreat, part recharge, and part transformational learning, MasterClass is for high-achieving professionals who are seeking improved personal sustainability, increased leadership influence and the grail of success: healthy work-life integration.

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MasterClass 2019 Recap

Emotional Self-Mastery

Emotional Self-Mastery is a 2-day workshop for high achieving professionals looking to take their emotional intelligence to the next level. It is for folks who know they may be working/living with this slightly out-of-date emotional operating system, and are ready for a new mindset.

Next offering TBD

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