Bio (Lesley-Ann Marriott)

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Lesley-Ann Marriott


Associate Faculty


Executive Education


Lesley-Ann Marriott is a Certified Executive Coach who holds the advanced credential of Professional Certified Coach. A former executive in the food industry, Marriott has more than 25 years of leadership and management experience. Marriott works with executive directors, board leaders, vice-presidents, CEO/CFOs and business owners who face a range of challenges: strategic development, launching new businesses, managing conflict, managing global/cross-cultural teams, improving the effectiveness of their board, identifying and developing their star performers, creating a team that is engaged in the company vision.


As principal with Marriott Management Group, Marriott has facilitated hundreds of corporate partnerships at the most senior levels of the world’s largest food companies – Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, and Nestle. Contracts in excess of $50 million and managing sales of over $2.5 billion were negotiated based on dynamic, collaborative partnerships. She is a faculty member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC’s premium Executive Leadership Program for Controllers & CFO’s, and associate faculty at Royal Roads University and provides leadership development for APEG-BC’s Professional Engineers.


Marriott holds a diploma in marketing from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and a CEC Master’s Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University. She is a certified SDI®- Strength Deployment Inventory facilitator and has completed advanced training in the Professional Mentor Coaching program.