Ellen Melis is president of Unlimited Potential and a Certified Executive Coach and Facilitator, delivering services in English and French. Her vision is to equip leaders with life-long leadership skills using the coach approach to personal and organizational growth and development. Ellen brings her energy and enthusiasm to her coaching and facilitation. Results-driven, she will ask her clients to step out of their comfort zone to get to where they want to be. She will be a trusted partner along the way, holding clients accountable to their own action planning and growth. Health and Leadership are life-long passions and her personal mission is to empower others to live the life they want to their optimal potential.
A member of the International Coach Federation and the International Association of Facilitators, Ellen has extensive experience with government, not-for-profit agencies and associations. For the past twenty years Ellen’s work has focused on strategic priority areas in health services and policy research and knowledge transfer. Prior to founding Unlimited Potential, Ellen was the Associate Scientific Director at the Institute of Health Services and Policy Research at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Ellen holds a B.Sc. in Physiotherapy and a M.Sc. in Rehabilitation Science from McGill University. She is a Certified Executive Coach through Royal Roads University and is also a Certified Association Executive through the Canadian Society of Association Executives. Ellen is also a certified Legacy Leadership® coach and facilitator, a certified LEADS in a Caring Environment Coach and Facilitator, a certified Strength Deployment Inventory™ facilitator as well as a Coaching out of the Box® Facilitator and Trainer.