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"The Conductor doesn't
make a sound.
He depends on others to
play their instruments for
his power.
And his power is great, but
he cannot play the instruments
for them."

Ben Zander ~
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra,

Brent Stewart

Brent Stewart

Executive Coach


Professional Expertise

Brent Stewart is an executive coach, master facilitator and award-winning speaker specializing in personal leadership development.

An experienced seminar leader, he has worked with thousands of individuals across Canada and the United States since 1992. He serves as a member of the associate faculty in the School of Leadership Studies at Royal Roads University, teaching personal leadership, ethics, coaching and teamwork, and is a seasoned facilitator of the renowned Pursuit of Excellence program, an intensive four-day seminar that deals with attitude, personal accountability, win/win strategy, relationships, and effective communications.

In 1999 Brent formed his own company, MasterLink International, to bring together business leaders from the U.S. fibre optics industry into leadership forums. Since that time he has worked across a wide range of industries, offering leadership seminars and executive coaching.

As a leader in the coaching field, Brent facilitates the Coaching Clinic® for a variety of organizations. An experienced executive coach, he specializes in mid to senior level managers who wish to become more compelling leaders in their organizations. A further specialty is helping leaders improve their presentation skills.

Prior to becoming a seminar leader, Brent had a successful career in management and sales. He received extensive sales training at Xerox, where he handled major accounts and won the top award for corporate presentation skills. His management experience includes seven years with Dickie Dee Ice Cream, a national ice cream company, where he held the position of General Manager. As General Manager, he led a fast growing organization with over one hundred franchises across the country.

Brent combines an understanding of business with tremendous skill in individual and group learning processes.

Professional Experience

Brent’s client list includes organizations in both the public and private sector, including Abbot Labs, Frito-Lay, Proctor & Gamble, Business Development Bank of Canada, BC Provincial Government, Telus, Fairmont Hotels, Future Shop, Pacific Northern Gas, Vancouver City Savings, Royal Roads University, University of British Columbia, BC Institute of Technology, and BC Hydro.

Professional Development

Brent has done extensive coursework in a wide range of subjects, from selling skills to conflict resolution. He received his coach training from The Coaches Training Institute and now is certified to lead the Coaching Clinic facilitator licensing program for Corporate Coach U. Brent is also in the process of completing a Master's degree in Leadership at Royal Roads University.