Michael Pardy teaches teamwork and leadership at Royal Roads University. Until 2013, he balanced working for Royal Road with running SKILS Ltd, a leading experiential training business he founded in 2003. Michael has a particular interest in decision-making, leadership, and teamwork in small groups. Michael has worked with individuals, groups, and organizations to develop capacity and systems to support decision-making leadership, teamwork, and risk assessment for more than 30 years.
Michael also volunteers his time with Paddle Canada. He has served on a number of advisory boards including the Recreation Boating Advisory Council of Canada and the BC Marine Trails Network Association.
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Queens University and a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Royal Roads University. He also holds a number of technical certifications in experiential and outdoor education.