Coming together is a beginning.
Keeping togther is a process.
Working together is success.
HENRY FORD (1863 - 1947)

People. Projects. Solutions.


It's not just our tagline – it's reality. People and projects are critical to your success.

At MultiNexus, we understand that issues, and people, are interconnected and complex. Aligning people to achieve specific project or broader business goals is challenging. We may be small, but our team of highly talented and experienced advisors have delivered people and project solutions to clients in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors for over ten years.

We have a solid track record of finding solutions that work. That fit. That make sense for your business.

At MultiNexus, our goal is simple – to help you succeed. We know what questions to ask. Better still, we can help you find the answers.

You see your potential, and we can help you reach it.

Dialogue. Understanding. Resolution.

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
MAHATMA GHANDI (1869 - 1948)

People are critical to your success. You cannot upsize or downsize, move forward or backward, or change business direction without affecting your people. And it isn't about how you handle people issues if they arise, but how you work through them when they arise.

These are the challenges at which we excel.

At MultiNexus, we believe it's important to understand your business and your people first, before customizing a solution that meets your unique needs. We understand every situation is unique and for a solution to work, it has to fit.

We offer a full range of solutions through our People Practice:

  • Talent Management
  • Performance and Reward Systems
  • Organizational Change and Effectiveness
  • Individual Coaching and Team Development
  • Facilitation
  • Executive Education
  • Supervisory, Management, and Leadership Training

Our goal is to help you align your people strategies with business goals to achieve overall success.

Simplify. Focus. Succeed.

Everything should be made as simple
as possible, but no simmpler.
ALBERT EINSTEIN (1878 - 1955)

Complexity and clarity compete. Make issues too simple and you lose accuracy. Make things too precise and you lose perspective. Finding the right balance is hard.

Recovering a project without the right balance is harder.

We can untangle your project complexities and focus on the issues key to making your project successful. We understand the traditional constraints of scope, cost and time are not equal. That technical competence alone is not sufficient.

At MultiNexus, we believe the best predictor of project success is leadership and communication. Both are essential to building a trusting, focused and motivated project team. And both need to be compatible with your business.

We offer a broad range of solutions through our Projects Practice:

  • Project Management
  • Operations
  • Analytics
  • Process Improvement

Our goal is to help you regain control of your projects and achieve overall success.

Trust. Confidence. Experience.

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
ARISTOTLE (384 - 322 BCE)

At MultiNexus, we deliver solutions. Here are a few of the ways we've helped previous clients succeed.

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  • Delivered strategic-level Human Resources advisory services for one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies – focusing on leadership development, recruitment and retention, and performance management.
  • Provided accelerated procurement strategy and advice to a Government Agency to deliver specialized technical equipment for the Vancouver 2010 Games.
  • Developed a best practices Guide to Human Resources for the trucking industry, and designed and delivered interactive workshops to launch the guide across Canada.
  • Closed $12B of legacy projects in 12 months for a Federal Government Department.
  • Designed a competency-based performance management and compensation framework for a not-for-profit sport organization.
  • Delivered an $8.5M equipment procurement project to a Government Agency one year early and $2M under budget.
  • Designed an integrated talent management framework and strategic workforce planning process for a Canadian manufacturer facing rapid growth and expansion.
  • Develop an improved procurement strategy for support, repair and maintenance for a Government Agency, reducing equipment life-cycle costs by 40%.
  • Provided executive coaching for senior leaders and hi-potentials as part of a succession planning program designed to accelerate the development of leadership talent in a national organization.
  • Increased production capability of a private Canadian company four-fold in one year, with 85% of production outsourced to contract manufacturers.
  • Designed and facilitated team effectiveness sessions, using a range of psychometric assessment tools to identify team strengths and areas for development, for a variety of organizations, large and small.
  • Facilitated introduction of industry best practices to the recently-created Project Management Office of a large private engineering firm.
  • Developed specialized employer reports, fact sheets and a web portal for employers to access information about hiring and retention of internationally educated professionals.
  • Optimized the New Product Introduction process for a private high-technology company, reducing the time from first prototype to turnkey manufacturing to less than 6 months.

Our Philosophy

We would accomplish many more things if we
did not think of them as impossible.
VINCE LOMBARDI (1913 - 1970)

At MultiNexus, we understand the complexity of business. Problems do not exist in isolation. Issues cut across all facets of your business. We believe that in business, as in life, for every action, there are diverse - and sometimes unexpected - reactions. It is our understanding of these complex connections that allows us to deliver unique solutions that make sense for your business.

Our goal is simple – to help you grow successfully. Successfully.

In a way that respects your corporate culture and value system. In a way that involves all stakeholders. In a way that does not require ongoing support. In a way that fits.


Somewhere, something incredible is
waiting to be known.
CARL SAGAN (1934 - 1996)
Alison Cunningham
Practice Leader, People Solutions

From the shop floor to the executive suite, Alison is the consummate human resources professional. With over twenty years of experience, Alison has built a reputation as a results-oriented team player with strong leadership skills and an acute business sense.

Among Alison's skills is her gift for building strong, credible relationships with diverse stakeholders. Focusing on the needs of small and medium-sized businesses, Alison has worked with clients in a wide range of industries, including construction, manufacturing and transportation, in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. She has offered her expertise in the areas of human resource strategy, organizational design and effectiveness, talent management, performance and reward systems, individual coaching and team development, facilitation, training and executive education.

Self-motivated and resourceful with a proven ability to lead, motivate, coach and communicate, Alison has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Sociology and a Master of Industrial Relations degree, both from Queen's University. She is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and Co-Active Coach.

Robert de Wit
Practice Leader, Project Solutions

Robert's career has been both eclectic and astonishing. A natural leader with over twenty years’ project management experience in both the private and public sectors, Robert has a relentless focus on efficiency, innovation, improvement and change. Known as a critical thinker with a bias towards action, he brings an uncanny ability to focus on the big picture without losing track of the details. He instinctively balances a deep technical focus with a strategic view of the business, and uses this balanced approach to drive change and inspire exceptional team performance.

A problem solver by nature, Robert brings an impressive record of achieving organizational results in both structured and dynamic environments. He has successfully lead projects up to $8.5M and advised project managers on projects up to $9B. He has helped launch three start-up companies, including two in the high-technology sector.

A former Naval Officer who has travelled extensively, Robert has a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a Master of Engineering degree from the Royal Military College of Canada as well as a Master of Business Administration degree (Science and Technology) from Queen's University. Robert is a Professional Engineer (Ontario) and Project Management Professional.

The most important single ingredient in success
is knowing how to get along with people.
pref. many; much; multiple;
more than one.
n. 1. a means of connection; a link or tie.
2. a connected series or group.
n. 1. a corporation that understands that in business, there is significant interconnectivity between issues, that no issue exists in isolation and that different businesses may need different solutions to the exact same problem.
2. Founded in 2002, and located in Ottawa, Canada, our team of highly talented advisors bring a wide range of experience and expertise to clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
The right to be let alone is indeed
the beginning of all freedom.



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