Leigh Harris

Partner, Management Consulting, Lead Partner, Federal Government

KPMG in Canada

Leigh is a Management Consulting Strategy and Operations Transformation Partner and leads the firm’s federal government practice.  She has more than 20 years of professional public sector work and management consulting experience combined.  She has held senior executive positions within government and lead roles in federal practices at other global consulting firms.  

Leigh helps government clients address challenges and issues with the purpose of producing better outcomes for Canadians and the communities where they reside. She also helps her clients solve their most complex challenges, such as enterprise-wide and whole-of-government transformation programs in the areas of strategy, policy development, program design and reform, operations and service improvement, resource allocation and funding methodologies. 

Prior to dedicating her practice to government, Leigh provided clients with deep strategy experience on large transformation engagements across technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, insurance, banking, transportation, logistics, exploration and healthcare sectors.

  • B.A. in Political Science

  • Fellow Certified Management Consultant

  • PRINCE2 Certification

  • Prosci Change Management Certification

  • National Board Chair, Canadian Association of Management Consultants, CMC-Canada

  • Co-Chair for the Royal Ottawa Hospital Run for Women

  • Past Board Chair, Royal Ottawa Hospital Foundation

  • Past Member of the Board, Rideau Club