Ray Williams


Ray embodies those essential qualities that make a great coach – mindfulness, curiosity, and acumen.

Ray Williams provides executive coaching, speaking and professional consultation services worldwide. He has over 35 years experience as a CEO, senior executive, management consultant, trainer, executive coach, professional speaker and author.

Ray has been a CEO and Superintendent of Schools, Executive Vice President of a Career Management firm, and Management Consultant. He has a Masters in History and English and is currently in the Doctoral Program at The University of Phoenix in Organizational Leadership and Psychology.

He is a Certified Master Executive Coach and Trainer, and Certified Hypnotherapist. He received the Master Educator Award and was selected as a top 100 executive educators in North America. Ray is the past president of the International Coach Federation in Vancouver, a past member of the executive of the World International Coach Federation, and past Governor of the U.S. National Staff Development Council.

Ray has served as a director for a number of private companies and community organizations including a director and Vice-Chair of the Vancouver Board of Trade.

Ray’s clients have included Fortune 500 companies such as the HSBC Bank and the Best Managed Companies in Canada, such as Golder Associates, and small businesses and entrepreneurs.
 He has been recognized as one of the top CEO coaches in Canada.

Ray is a speaker in demand throughout North America, having delivered over 100 keynotes, workshops and seminars.

Ray is a prolific writer, having written two books on leadership, personal growth and a novel and screenplay as well as over 300 articles published the National Post/Financial Post, Fast Company, Salon, Psychology Today, Entrepreneur, and the Vancouver Sun, and made contributions to many other national publications. He has been seen and heard or interviewed on the CBC, NBC, The Vicki Gabareau Show, The Huffington Post Live, and the popular The Good Life Radio Show.