Catherine Mossop, President of Sage Mentors, is an expert in building corporate mentorship programs, with 25 years of experience. Her mentoring initiatives have proven to increase engagement of stakeholders, retain and accelerate high-potential talent and improve the overall caliber of leadership decision-making while delivering on the business strategy. Catherine’s extensive and diverse list of clients include TD Bank, ING Direct, Molson, Bombardier; Canada Revenue Agency, Canada Food Inspection Agency, Department of Justice, Ontario Government: MOH<C, OMAFRA, MTO, MNR, MOE, Human Rights Commission, Health Boards, and many others.
With degrees from both Bishop’s University and McGill University, Catherine embarked on a career in which she combined being a mentor, consultant and recruiter for a variety of different companies before founding Sage Mentors, where she has served as president for the past 9 years. She is a Fellow of both the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Canada, and International Career Management Professionals. Additionally, Catherine serves on the Board of Directors for the National Youth Orchestra and is creator and Chair of the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party—a fundraiser for the orchestra. Catherine has lent her expertise as an author and researcher of Mentoring and the World of Work in Canada, and Successful Professional Women of the Americas: From Polar Winds to Tropical Breezes. In conjunction with The University of Ottawa, she continues to grow her field by developing a body of knowledge for the certification of leadership mentors.
At Sage Mentors, Catherine continues to improve mentorship programs. She is dedicated to developing and implementing programs that assist organizations connect talent development to organizational strategy, improve decision-making, and facilitate effective transferal of knowledge.