The team at Lochaven Consulting has a unique combination of skills and experiences as economic development and management consulting experts.  Over the years, they have built an enviable track record both domestically and internationally through a diverse client base that recognizes the level of expertise Lochaven Consulting brings to the table.

Wayne Robert, MBA
Principal and Economic/Management Consultant

Wayne Robert is an MBA graduate of Royal Roads University and has been certified as a small and medium, enterprise (SME) international business counsellor through the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Over the past twenty plus years, Wayne has built an enviable record of success consulting to private enterprises, governments and NGO’s. Wayne has extensive experience consulting to private businesses and communities throughout North America and Internationally (such as but not limited to the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Poland, European Union). He is particularly noted for his capacity and capability to design tailored, actionable solutions in response to a range of circumstances and contexts while working with stakeholders with very diverse cultural backgrounds and adept at designing and delivering pragmatic strategies and programs that capture the collective emphasis of a variety of interests yet remain pertinent and focused on specific circumstances.


Calum Lloyd, MBA
Economic/Management Consultant

Calum Lloyd is graduate of the University of British Columbia (Bachelor of Business Administration) and is an MBA graduate from the Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University in Scotland and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI). Calum’s experiences have equipped him with the ability to consult in fast-paced environments with businesses in multiple industries, from the early start up stages to large multimillion-dollar international corporations.  With an enviable track record of successfully advising various institutions on a myriad of initiatives from inception to completion, including: strategy development, business planning, award winning marketing campaigns, financial analysis, value chain development, and economic development; throughout Canada, Eastern Europe, and South East Asia.


Dr. Linda McGrew MBA, DBA 
Economic/Management Consultant

With an MBA and a DBA (doctorate in business) Linda is driven to build new economic models and solutions that help communities thrive. 


Linda is an entrepreneur and business consultant who has owned and operated several companies both locally and globally, including an all women's commercial painting company and a socially responsible fashion label. Further, Linda has worked as a director of non-profits, a professor, and a writer. She has worked and lived in China, France, the USA and Indonesia.


Barry Christiansen, MBA
Human Development/
Management Consultant

Barry is a Certified Coach and Consultant that brings over thirty years of business experience with a unique combination in Leadership, Sales Management and Human Resources Strategy.  He has held executive roles in Retail and Commercial Banking, General Insurance and Human Resources. Recognized as an exceptional coach and leader, he understands the critical connection of employee development and organization results.


Barry completed a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching in 2016. He holds a MBA in Executive Leadership from Royal Roads University, a BCOM from the University of British Columbia and Financial Planning designation.


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