MEET THE TEAM
They are experts in human and organizational development, and in improving organizational performance through innovation. They’re specialists in teaching and empowering people to be innovative and creative.
All of them bring a diversity of real world and practical experience in the government, private and non-profit sectors.
Thought-leaders and practitioners who work at the intersection of learning, creativity, change and innovation.
That’s the BridgePoint Effect team.
Founder, CEO, BridgePoint Effect; Principal Consultant, Facilitator & CoachOperating at the intersection of learning, change, creativity and innovation, Janice Francisco brings clarity and decisive navigation to help organizations respond to change and integrate innovation.
Chief Detail Officer
Romina takes care of all the details needed to ensure our office support systems run smoothly and our client engagements have the right team members and supplies available at the right time so that everything comes off without a hitch.
Anneleen De Clercq
Delivery CoordinatorAnneleen is responsible for ensuring a professional delivery of Bridgeport Effect’s workshops, FourSight information and analysis.
Senior expert and researcher in applied creativitySylvie is a senior consulting expert specializing in the management and development of applied creativity and innovation in small and large organizations.
Innovation Trainer, E-meeting facilitator, E-learning DesignerGinny uses her expertise in Creative Problem Solving (CPS) to facilitate productive collaborations and design online and in-person training and meetings that engage between 8 and 800 participants.
Innovation & Creativity Consultant, Keynote SpeakerBridgePoint Effect team member Kathryn Haydon is an award-winning educator, creativity specialist and consultant. She is an accomplished author and keynote speaker.
Innovation ConsultantMarysia 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
Innovation Consultant, Facilitator & CoachIngrid’s focus is on Tuning Your Organization and People for Innovation: transforming a static, hierarchical company culture into an agile, innovative and entrepreneurial one.
Innovation ConsultantHelene 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.
Dr. Roger Firestien
Innovation and Creativity Expert, Trainer & FacilitatorDr. Roger Firestien has taught more people to lead the creative process than anyone else in the world, having presented programs in creativity to over 600 organizations nationally and internationally.
Erik op ten Berg
Creative Problem Solving Facilitator & Business CoachErik is a well-known trainer in Creative Problem Solving, and works as an independent innovation consultant for large and small organizations, both in the private and public sector.
Creativity Broker, Innovation Expert, FacilitatorSylvain helps managers and their teams improve organizational efficiency, from diagnostic and strategic planning to strategic outsourcing, process improvement, project management and change management.
Innovation Expert, Business Coach, Facilitator, FourSight Certified PresenterTrevor McAlpine helps leaders and their teams get better business results by dramatically improving their performance. He is an expert business coach who uses systemic processes to drive change.
Innovation and Creativity Practitioner and DesignerLaetitia’s experience encompasses innovation and design, creative leadership, as well as design, prototyping, manufacturing, production and marketing of 300+ gift items.
Dr. Brett Richards
Leadership and Organizational Transformation
Brett offers renowned expertise in leadership and organizational transformation for Fortune 500 companies. He developed the Organizational Growth Indicator tool for better organizational metrics.
HR and Change Management Expert, Executive CoachKaren 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.