Bio (Susan Thackeray)

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Susan Thackeray


Associate Faculty


Business, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management


Susan Thackeray serves as associate faculty for the Faculty of Management and School of Leadership. She is also a team coach for the Faculty of Management. In addition, she is also alumni for the School of Leadership, while supervising masters’ candidates OLPs. Her research areas include leadership development, organizational change, Appreciative Inquiry, and Collaborative Practice. Thackeray is also an active writer and kayaker.


Prior to Royal Roads, Thackeray worked as a consultant with school districts and community agencies. In addition to courses taught at Royal Roads, she continues to teach and develop courses at the University of Victoria. She also serves on the curriculum review committee for Royal Roads’ School of Leadership.


Thackeray holds a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from the University of Victoria. She has won awards from the Greater Victoria School District and the Vancouver Island Health Authority.