Who We Are

We are multi-disciplined, highly skilled and experienced professionals. We have senior advisory and executive experience in strategic business and operational planning and policy development in varied industry, government, community and voluntary sectors.

Based in Halifax, our client relationships span Eastern and Central Canada. Halifax Global Inc. is a strategy and planning focused consultancy that works with clients in private, public and not-for-profit sectors to identify and implement new ways to grow and transform their organizations.

Partners

Andy Cutten, CPA, CA, MBA, CMC

Partner

An experienced management consultant with both an MBA and his CPA, CA, Andy has an executive financial management background that includes 15 years in Chicago, IL, and Annapolis, MD, as the senior financial officer in several global manufacturing and service businesses.

As a senior consultant working with small, medium and large corporate clients, post-secondary institutions, and not-for-profit and member-based organizations, Andy brings extensive strategic, operational planning and governance expertise to all of his engagements.

Past consulting projects include offsite planning sessions with boards of directors and senior management teams; executive advisory services to CEOs in a variety of industries; helping to guide organizations through transition of ownership, organization and senior management team change; and development and execution of high growth strategies and related plans. Andy also has extensive experience working with sales management and representatives, customers and suppliers.

Credentials

  • MBA, Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University, Evanston IL (Beta Gamma Sigma)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Saint Mary’s University
  • Over 20 years in financial executive roles in Canada, the United States and Europe
  • Governance experience - currently on the Board of Directors with the Nova Scotia Community College Foundation and the Canadian Forces Liaison Council Nova Scotia. Previously with Nova Scotia Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters and the Halifax Chamber of Commerce.

Bottom line

Exceptional planning. Extraordinary performance.


Chris Hornberger, FCMC, CEC

Partner

As a strategic planner, executive coach, advisor and facilitator, Chris partners with her clients to help them achieve their business and professional goals. She honed her skills early in her career as an executive and senior manager in the public and private sectors in Canada and the US. Today she offers a wide array of support to an equally wide array of clients.

For Chris, it’s all about the people. By tapping into her client’s knowledge and expertise, she helps them develop the best solutions to meet their needs. For more than 20 years, Chris has worked alongside her clients in a variety of sectors across the Atlantic region, Ontario and nationally. Her projects make a difference every day in people’s lives - people with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, job seekers, women in technology, shareholders in private businesses, scientists, cancer patients, international students and many others.

Chris is a life-long volunteer and believes in giving back to her community. She has served on boards and committees of multiple organizations and is passionate about working with women and under-represented groups, including newcomers to the community, recent graduates, emerging leaders and within the disability community.

Credentials

  • Certified Executive Coach, Royal Roads University
  • Fellow Certified Management Consultant, Canadian Association of Management Consultants
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Western Ontario
  • President, Rotary Club of Halifax Harbourside
  • Vice President Operations of a technology healthcare company
  • General Manager in a health management organization
  • Director of a regional office
  • Coach and mentor to new comers, young entrepreneurs and emerging leaders

Bottom line

Exceptional planning. Extraordinary performance.


Peter Milley, FCMC

Partner

Peter works with clients to help them identify pathways from a challenging present to a sustainable new direction. Applying a proven planning methodology and approach to his assignments, Peter helps client identify and define customer and stakeholder needs, often in complex environments, and assess feasibility as the foundation for workable and practical strategic business plans.

Peter has significant knowledge and strategic and business planning experience in several sectors including: bio and renewable energy; wood and other non-timber forest-based products; waste management and the circular economy; and sustainability.

For all his engagements, Peter draws on 30+ years’ consulting experience, as well as senior executive experience in wood products manufacturing, in public sector policy development, as well as in the financial services sector. Peter has worked in both the United States and Canada and has conducted assignments across North America and Europe.

Credentials

  • PhD Candidate, Queen’s University
  • MBA, Schulich School of Business, York University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science, Dalhousie University
  • Fellow Certified Management Consultant
  • Immediate Past-President, CMC-Atlantic, Canadian Association of Management Consultants
  • Former Director-at-Large, CMC-Canada, Canadian Association of Management Consultants
  • Broad experience in managing and advising on public policy development in resource, technology, and economic development portfolios

Bottom line

Exceptional planning. Extraordinary performance.