Tam A. Pozzobon

Assistant professor, Master of Arts in Leadership

Program head, Master of Arts in Leadership

Leadership Studies

Tam Pozzobon joined the School of Leadership Studies as an assistant professor in September of 2021, following a fulfilling 31-career with the Calgary Police Service. Tam has been described as an authentic, values-based leader committed to community causes, building strong collaborative relationships, and ensuring a healthy workplace. Her passion is helping leaders become better leaders. Tam’s research interests include police reform, leadership development, change leadership, values-based leadership, and building inclusive organizational cultures.

Tam is a certified instructor for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) – Leadership in Police Organizations program, the DiSC © personality assessment, Crucial Conversations© and Influencer©.

Additional certificates:

Certificate ­ Indigenous Canada (2020) – University of Alberta

Certificate – Building Ethical Organizations (2018) – Centre for Organizational Values and Ethics, Carleton University

Certificate – Executive Education (2017) – Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

Certificate – Executive Education (2015) Indigenous Partnership Development Program, University of Alberta


Tam has held various senior leadership positions and successfully led several organizational research projects that resulted in sustained change. She teaches and serves as program head for the Master of Arts in Leadership Program. Tam is committed to community service, having served on several not-for-profit boards. Currently, she is the Chair of Prospect Human Services, an organization dedicated to breaking down organizational barriers and helping all people find gainful employment regardless of personal circumstances.


Doctorate of Education

University of Calgary

Master of Arts in Leadership

Royal Roads University


Order of Merit of the Police Forces of Canada

Awarded for exceptional service to community and country