Bio (Hilary Robertson)

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Hilary Robertson


Associate Faculty


Leadership Studies


Hilary Robertson has served as associate faculty with Royal Roads University for 15 years and has been with the School of Leadership Studies since 2005, in both teaching and supervision capacities. She has had the pleasure of supporting a significant number of students on their capstone projects through to completion of the degrees. Robertson’s area of research focus tends toward a mixed methods approach, encompassing systems learning, ethnography, learning histories, world cafes, future search, focus groups, surveys, interviews and blended methodology.


During her career Robertson practiced as a private consultant in systems and organizational learning where she was privileged to work extensively with governance across public, profit and not-for-profit sectors. Prior to moving into her consulting practice she held executive and senior leadership positions in the health and human services sector. Robertson was CEO in both community not-for-profit and for-profit sectors.


Robertson holds a PhD in Systems Theory and Organizational Behaviour from Greenwich University (2001), a Master of Science in Health Administration from the University of Colorado (1994) and a Certificate in Health Administration from the University of Saskatchewan (1990).