Managing Partner, CHRP, SCERP, CGMP
Linda Ward O’Farrell is the founder of Ward O’Farrell Consultants Inc., providing innovative mobility management solutions to corporations. Linda has over 25 years experience in the field. She manages a team of professionals who benchmark, analyze, design and implement relocation policies, and assist clients in their supplier management through the preparation of RFPs and service quality surveys.
Prior to launching this consulting firm, Linda was Director Human Resources Services for Canadian Pacific Railway and managed one of the largest group moves in Canada. As well, with a team of seasoned and young professionals, Linda has designed and launched Designmymove.com, an exciting new site to help anyone who is buying or selling real estate, renting or moving. She has published many articles on relocation issues and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and seminars.
Linda is fluently bilingual and has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations from Université Laval. Linda is an active member of CERC (Canadian Employee Relocation Council), has served on the Board of Directors in a variety of positions, including as Chairperson.
Linda received the Senior CERP professional designation from CERC and was awarded the CERC President’s Award in 2005 for her outstanding contribution to the relocation industry. She is also a member of the Human Resources Professional Association and holds the designation of Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP).