National Certification Instructors

Chris Harper • Murray Kronick • Raoul Ménès • Judy Murphy • Husam Sha'ath • Shilpa Stocker


Location: Calgary, Alberta
Years Consulting: 15+
Member since: 2008

A uniquely diversified Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and as the Senior Director Digital Advisory Services with Online Business Systems, Chris work with a team of bright, entrepreneurial minds to bring about a more secure and effective enterprise through business process optimization, information security, customer experience, and service management.

Having entered consulting early in my career, he developed a strong cross-functional expertise across public and private sector finance, accounting, human resources, information technology, asset management, and various other business domains which he uses to integrate functions and create greater operational effectiveness and value for stakeholders. His key strength is in helping organizations build the capabilities needed to seize opportunities and manage challenges by creating consensus on a path forward and supporting stakeholders on that journey.

Favourite thing about being a CMC?: I enjoy the connection to an international community of practitioners where we can work to ensure management consulting remains a highly trusted and respected profession. 

“If I wasn’t a management consultant, I’d be”/ OR “my dream job when I was 6yrs old was”:  I would likely have become a lawyer as I enjoy law.  I have a passion for fitness and am pursuing my certified personal trainer designation currently. 

Murray Kronick, FCMC

Location:  Ottawa, Ontario
Years Consulting: 30+
Member since: 1986

Mr. Murray Kronick has over 30 years of experience in management consulting, and is a Subject Matter Expert in Performance Management.   Murray’s approach is client-focused, forward-thinking and results-oriented, particularly on business and technology-based initiatives.

Murray has contributed to the business objectives of a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients in both Canada and the United States.  He has been involved in many project domains such as strategic planning, business case preparation, outcomes planning, performance measurement,  portfolio optimization, investment governance, business process reengineering and change management.

Murray is the Past President of the non-profit volunteer-run Performance and Planning Exchange (PPX) and a current member of the Board of the Directors and of the Annual Symposium Committee, supporting best practices in Results-Based Management. 

Murray is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Fellow Certified Management Consultant (FCMC), as well as the Founding President of the Eastern Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants.  He has been the Lead Instructor for both the Essentials of Management Consulting and Ethical Behaviour for Management Consultants courses on behalf of CMC-Canada since 2009.  He also teaches Management Consulting at the MBA level at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa.

Favourite thing about being a CMC?:
The variety of organizations that I work with and the help that I provide to the people who are passionate about the mission and vision of their organizations.  Seeing  them change for the better as a result of my management consulting intervention is extremely rewarding.

“If I wasn’t a management consultant, I’d be”: If I wasn’t a management consultant, I’d be an executive in a technology firm, bringing new ideas and innovations to life and into the hands of businesses and consumers.

Get in touch: LinkedIn

Raoul Ménès, FCMC

Location: Montréal, Québec
Years Consulting: 25+
Member since: 2001

Raoul Ménès is a Partner at KPMG Canada's Montréal Advisory practice and Québec Leader for the Governance, Risk and Compliance services. For more than 25 years, he has helped national and international organizations in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors enhance their internal audit activities, while managing critical business risks. He has supported multiple initiatives and led projects to optimize operational and financial controls and restructure accounting and finance departments. In addition to his business process evaluation and reengineering experience, he has extensive knowledge in fraud risk assessment and detection, interviewing and interrogation, investigation and forensic audit and employee theft examinations.

Raoul is the author of numerous thought papers and global speaker on Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management, Fraud Risk Management, Ethics, Governance, Regulatory Compliance and Leadership.

He is a multilingual Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA), Fellow Certified Management Consultant (FCMC), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional – International (CCEP-I), Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) and a Chartered Administrator (C.Adm.) He also holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) and a Baccalaureate in Management Accounting.

Likewise, he holds the Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) and Control Self-Assessment (CCSA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

His leadership skills, his technical know-how, his professionalism and his excellent overall reputation were recognized by his peers, as he received the illustrious award of “Québec’s CMA of the Year”.

Favourite thing about being a CMC?: Assisting clients in maximizing their value

"My dream job when I was 6yrs old was”: Professional Hockey Player for the Montréal Canadiens! Go Habs Go!

Get in touch: LinkedIn

Judy Murphy, CMC

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Years Consulting: 15+
Member since: 2016

Judy is an experienced Consultant and Executive Coach, CEO, Board Director, public speaker and University Instructor, In 25 plus years, she has successfully led and supported numerous organizations in advancing their goals and maximizing the potential of leaders and their teams.  She is known for her engaging and interactive presenting style. 

Judy previously led a strategy and governance practice at MNP.   Currently, she the President of her own consulting practice -  Murphy's Executive Leadership.  Judy has  also held leadership positions in a number of organizations, most recently as President & CEO of Safety Services Manitoba, a safety training and consulting company. In previous years, she served in a number of executive leadership positions successfully facilitating and advancing the visions of these organizations.  

Judy is a graduate of the University of Manitoba.  She currently teaches Organizational Behaviour at the University of Winnipeg and has taught Board Governance for Asper Executive Education.  

Judy has also taken on leadership roles in a number of boards as Chair of both the Winnipeg and Manitoba Chambers of Commerce and as the Chair of the Governance Committee at the Manitoba Cardiac Institute (Reh-Fit Centre).  She also serves as a member of the Quality and Vigilance Committee for St. Boniface Hospital.  She has  served as Vice-Chair of the Crown Corporations Council, Chair of Finance and Audit at the Manitoba Centennial Centre Corporation and Chair of the Leisure and Cultural Tourism Committee for Travel Manitoba.

Get in touch: LinkedIn

Husam Sha'ath, FCMC

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Years Consulting: 25+
Member since: 2002

A seasoned Management Consultant, Trainer and Practitioner in the fields of Strategic Management, Implementation Management, Corporate Transformations, Change Management and Project & Program Management.  The Founder and President of FORTE Management Consulting Inc., a Management Consulting and Training firm based in Toronto.  Prior to that, was a Principal Consultant in the Corporate and Operations Strategy Group with PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting in Toronto.

Implemented projects and business transformations in a number of industries across engineering and business functional areas.  Initiated and managed to completion projects in systems implementation, organisational restructuring, maintenance best practices and benchmarking, organisational design, product launches, quality management, aircraft heavy maintenance, and power generation equipment overhauls. 

Involved with the Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada), was the Chair of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Chapter Council and was member of a number of Committees at the Association over several years.

Favourite thing about being a CMC?: Being a CMC allows me to be on top of business and management developments, which would keep me intellectually stimulated, and that’s the knowledge dimension.  Then there’s the interpersonal dimension, where I would work with my clients to share my knowledge and experience to help them reach their business objectives.

“If I wasn’t a management consultant, I’d be”: A Management Consultant!

Get in Touch: LinkedIn

Shilpa Stocker, FCMC

Location: Lethbridge, Alberta
Years Consulting: 25+
CMC-Canada Member since: 1992

As a professional management consultant, I am passionate about assisting clients to achieve success in their ventures and initiatives through client-centred and client-oriented management consulting. Committed to long-term partnerships with my clients, I develop trust from the start of the engagement. I take the time to identify the root cause of the problem and use my strong analytical skills to achieve results. I work towards integrated, responsive business solutions. I create value-added relationships with clients based on quality and excellence. I help clients succeed. I am adaptable, flexible and have an acute curiosity and eagerness to learn about new organizational cultures. Clients have described me as a caring, understanding, objective, results-oriented individual who works with them to provide practical solutions. I am dedicated to providing excellent value to clients, relying on extensive experience, efficient delivery and a tailored approach to meeting each client's unique needs. I focus on providing high quality analysis, practical advice and fresh perspective. I offer customized training and bottom-line success proven results.

Favourite thing about being a CMC?:
The ability to help clients with their opportunities and challenges and learning from them and assignments to improve the depth and breadth of my understanding.

“When I was 6, my dream job was”: Fashion Designer.

Get in touch: LinkedIn