to create a better world for all
Making purpose-driven communications accessible to any organization doing their part to solve humanity’s greatest challenges
It's a proven fact: Companies that contribute to social well-being are better positioned for business growth. Unfortunately one thing often stands in the way of this upward spiral of doing good and doing well: poor communications.
University degrees and accreditations are nice. Decades of experience is nicer. A track record of impressive results is imperative. But nothing is more important than extraordinary emotional intelligence to activate transformational communications. Every person on the GLC team will demonstrate kindness, empathy, deep listening, brilliant questions, and respectful total honesty.
You will encounter this every time you work with us. It's guaranteed, because that's who we are.
Founder of Greater Life Communications
Brian’s lifetime vocation is to harness the power of communications to enable people and organizations to thrive, and to reduce human suffering and injustice.
He has a broad range of senior leadership experience internationally, spanning more than 20 years and 30 countries. As a communications executive he has led operations in several industries including healthcare, higher education, financial services, publishing, and humanitarian NGOs.
In these positions he successfully created and launched communications strategies, leading to increased visibility, strengthened brand reputation, improved engagement of internal and external audiences, leading to more effective fundraising and policy change.
Kate Nicholas is a C-suite global adviser with over 30 years’ experience working with private sector and not for profit organizations worldwide to develop strategy, brand and messaging and enable change.
Formerly Editor-in-Chief of PR Week, the leading magazine for the communications industry, Kate has unparalleled insight into best practice communications and has helped to develop international industry standards. She also has specialist experience in working with not for profit and faith based organizations ranging from the UK government to charities, the Church of England to start-ups - and was formerly global comms chief for the charity World Vision.
Passionate about helping companies to unlock their massive potential for good in society, Kate was the founder of the Business in the Community Responsible Business Yearbook, was formerly on the editorial board of Ethical Corporation Magazine and has worked with a wide range of social enterprises. She has also written extensively on CSR and reputation for a wide range of business publications including Management Today, The Business, Marketing, Business Life, as well as The Independent and The Observer, has been a regular commentator on BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky News.
As the Founder of both Brilliance Enterprises and Earth.University, Lindsay has been working with individuals and companies for more than 30 years to build, grow, or change outcomes in their lives and teams.
Lindsay specializes in strategic thinking and acceleration, road map creation, training, coaching and leadership development. Her clients have ranged from large established companies such as Microsoft, Tommy Bahama and Coinstar, to mid-sized and growing, to hundreds of small startups.
Lindsay has an undergraduate degree in International Business and Japanese from Central Washington University, along with a Masters in Organizational Development (MSOD) that focuses on systems thinking (the intersection of people, process and profit) for business and organizations.
Rebecca has a passion for helping organizations and employees be their best. She has had a distinguished career with over 25 years of experience as an executive and senior leader in Global Human Resource Management and Organizational Development. She is energized by helping companies develop their organization’s culture, causing team members to become more effective and engaged.
As a board-certified coach, Rebecca has had an active coaching practice since 2002, coaching executive level clients in many Fortune 50-500 companies, small start-ups, government entities and multi-national charities.
Rebecca holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development and Design from Fielding Graduate University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Furman University. She is a Master Change Agent through GE’s Six Sigma. She is certified as a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) through the Society of Human Resources Management and a Professional Coach by the International Coach Federation. She holds many certifications in personal, leadership, and organizational assessments and programs.
Salima is a catalyst and connector whose strength lies in the sweet spot between intuition and strategy, connecting the two to make ideas and plans come to life.
Tuned in to the human side of organizational dynamics, Salima takes great care to hear what is going on—above ground and below the surface. Her level-headed approach and unwavering focus on supporting leaders and organizations to make decisions based on their values and communicate to cultivate trust with stakeholders results in creative, courageous, resourceful, and impactful solutions.
She has designed and facilitated audience-focused, outcomes-oriented engagement processes, developed and led leadership communications workshops that have transformed attitudes and behaviors, and led complex, high-risk change and communications projects with multiple stakeholders.
She has more than 25 years of experience working with higher education, health care, and advocacy organizations.
For most of the past decade, Stephen Buckley has taught leadership, communications, and journalism in sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, the United States, and Asia. As a teacher, he has focused on leadership styles, leadership communications, change management, storytelling and communications strategy.
Stephen began his career with The Washington Post, where he spent 12 years as a local reporter and international correspondent. He later served as the dean of faculty at the world-renowned Poynter Institute for Media Studies.
Stephen won the International Reporting Award from the National Association of Black Journalists for his coverage of Africa, and the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors named him the state’s best reporter. He also served as a juror for the Pulitzer Prizes four times.
Most recently, he served as an associate dean in charge of professional and executive programs at the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications.
Kevin Cook is a “boots and suits” humanitarian writer, photojournalist, communications executive and consultant with international non-profits and UN agencies. His 30-year career has taken him to the front lines of many humanitarian crises, war zones and natural disasters.
Kevin has also helped organizations around the world to upgrade their communications, create and revitalize their brands, manage reputational risks, generate news headlines, and tell new stories on diverse issues and causes of local to global importance.
Kevin’s expertise and insights are uniquely rooted in his decades of work in communities impacted by poverty, disease and violence, spanning more than 70 developing countries. He is passionate about helping organizations and leaders to communicate in new ways to empower human development and health outcomes.
Starting his career as a Washington, D.C. newspaper reporter, Kevin holds a Master’s in Intercultural Management, with a focus on sustainable development issues.
Aga Khan University
Alberta Pension Services Corporation
American Heart Association
American Ninja Warrior
Catholic Health Alliance of Canada
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Church of England
Covenant Care/Covenant Living
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
National Audubon Society
Pacific Northwest National Labs
The Washington Post
University of Alberta
University of Washington
Wing Kei Care
World Health Organization
World Vision International
World Vision United States
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