Bio (Maureen Clarke)

Bio Horizontal
Maureen Clarke

Maureen Clarke


Associate Faculty


Leadership Studies


Maureen Clarke is an associate faculty member in the Master of Arts in Leadership program. Maureen approaches her work through a deep belief that relationships between individuals, with a view of organizations as systems and communities of practice, positively impact the communities in which we live and the organizations in which we work. Clarke’s research interests include exploring organizational culture and change, systems theory, emotional intelligences in leadership development, employee engagement and collaborative practice with action research methodology as a foundation.


Since joining Royal Roads as an academic supervisor in 2010, Clarke has supervised more than twenty organizational leadership projects. She is a scholar practitioner and has had a consulting business since 2005 bringing more than 20 years of experience with organizations in the areas of organizational culture and change, performance management, evaluation, strategic human resources, individual, group and team coaching and facilitation (coaching culture), leadership development and learning and collaborative practice in health care. Since 2011 Clarke has been teaching in all aspects of the online program for the Master of Arts in Leadership and Leadership in Health.


Clarke holds a Master of Arts in Leadership Studies from Royal Roads University (2000), an undergraduate degree from the College of Human Development and Performance at the University of Oregon (1991) and is an ICF Accredited Professional Certified Coach with more than 750 hours of coaching experience (2006). Clarke is certified to deliver the EQ in Action Profile, the Psychometrics Stress Profile and the Human Synergistics suite of Leadership Development and Organizational Culture Inventories.