MEET THE TEAM

Meet our international team below. You’ll find them to be specialists in teaching and empowering people to be innovative and creative. They are experts in human and organizational development, and in improving organizational performance through innovation. All of them bring a diversity of real world and practical experience in the government, private and non-profit sectors, and several are fluent in French and other languages.

Thought-leaders and practitioners who work at the intersection of learning, creativity, change and innovation.

That’s the BridgePoint Effect team.

Janice Francisco

Janice Francisco

CEO, BridgePoint Effect; Principal Innovation Consultant, Facilitator & Coach

Operating at the intersection of learning, change, creativity and innovation, Janice brings clarity to innovation for organizations that are struggling to define and bring action to their innovation initiatives.

Anneleen De Clercq

Anneleen De Clercq

Delivery Coordinator

Anneleen is responsible for ensuring a professional delivery of Bridgeport Effect’s workshops, FourSight information and analysis.

Sylvie Gélinas

Sylvie Gélinas

Senior expert and researcher in applied creativity

Sylvie is a senior consulting expert specialized in the management and development of applied creativity and innovation in small and large organizations.

Helene Cahen

Helene Cahen

Innovation Consultant

Helene is an experienced innovation consultant, facilitator, trainer and coach with more than 20 years of insight in new product/service development, user research and communication.

Marysia Czarski

Marysia Czarski

Innovation Consultant

Marysia helps organizations solve persistent complex challenges and unlock opportunities for growth, by  helping leaders and their teams be more creative and innovative.

Ingrid De Clercq

Ingrid De Clercq

Innovation Consultant, Facilitator & Coach

Ingrid’s focus is on Tuning Your Organization and People for Innovation: transforming a static, hierarchical company culture into an agile, innovative and entrepreneurial one.

Laetitia Lévy

Laetitia Lévy

Innovation and Creativity Practitioner and Designer

Laetitia’s experience encompasses innovation and design, creative leadership, as well as design, prototyping, manufacturing, production and marketing of 300+ gift items.

Sylvain Matte

Sylvain Matte

Creativity Broker, Innovation Expert, Facilitator

Sylvain helps managers and their teams improve organizational efficiency, from diagnostic and strategic planning to strategic outsourcing, process improvement, project management and change management.

Ginny Santos

Ginny Santos

Innovation Trainer, E-meeting facilitator, E-learning Designer

Ginny uses her expertise in Creative Problem Solving (CPS) to facilitate productive collaborations and design online and in-person trainings and meetings.

Karen Brownrigg

Karen Brownrigg

HR and Change Management Expert, Executive Coach

Karen has been involved in many transformational projects, spanning all types and sizes of organizations. She has advised small to medium sized organizations and not-for-profits on how to set up their HR Programs, conducted workplace assessments, trained and guided leaders, and provided advice and guidance on major transformative change initiatives.

Ginger Grant, PhD

Ginger Grant, PhD

Corporate Culture Expert and Innovation Researcher

Ginger is an expert in values-based leadership, user experience design and innovation. She helps leaders and their organizations uncover the stories that help or hinder innovation capacity.

Mary Harvey

Mary Harvey

Creative Communications Consultant

Mary is experienced in communication training, meeting facilitation, and public speaking, and has worked with a diverse client base of entrepreneurs, politicians, not-for-profit organizations, and national corporations.