About

This section provides an overview of my experience, qualification and certifications.  

Chris Jansen 
Idea Creation Ltd
Leadership Lab
University of Canterbury


Experience

Consultant - Idea Creation 
2010 - present
  • Leadership development programmes and workshops
  • Professional advisory and evaluation     
  • Organisational capability and strategic planning   
  • Executive coaching and supervision 

Senior Lecturer - University of Canterbury
2001 - present
  • researching and teaching in organisational change, educational leadership, health leadership
    supervising and coaching senior executives and leaders
    consulting and training around New Zealand and worldwide

Learning Community Director - Linwood College
2010 - 2012
  • strategic planning and partnerships
  • professional learning and development
  • organisational capability
  • performance management and appraisal

Consultant (Learning and Development) - Project Adventure New Zealand
2004 - 2010
  • experiential training and development
  • organisational change consulting
  • coaching and mentoring
  • facilitation of team development

Board Chairperson - Te Ora Hou Otautahi
2007 - present
  • maori (indigenous) community development agency
  • positive youth development and engagement

Counsellor and Trainer - Child Youth and Family Service
2004 - 2006
  • AIKI youth justice programme in partnership with NZ Police Youth Crime unit

Head of Physical Education Department - Mangere College, Auckland
1993 - 1999
  • team development, strategic leadership, human resources, educational programme design

Consulting Engineer - Royds Garden Engineering Consultants (now MWH Global)
1988 - 1989
  • project management
  • strategic planning
  • design and solution implementation


Education
University of Canterbury
Doctorate, Management "Leaders thriving in complexity"
2009 - 2014

University of Canterbury
Course: Leading Change (MBA) - audited
2012

The University of Queensland
Course: System Thinking for Sustainability
2010

University of Canterbury
Master of Education (Counselling) - Distinction
2002 - 2004

Christchurch College of Education
Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary Teaching)
1992

University of Canterbury
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) - first class honours
1984 - 1987


Certifications

New Zealand Teacher Council - Registered teacher
1994 - present

New Zealand Association of Counselling (NZAC)
2006 - present

Leadership Circle 360 Profile 
Leadership and organisational culture psychometric tools
2012