Carl has worked as an organization change specialist for over thirty years. He has worked as a manager, trainer, and manager of executive development.
His career has taken him through the public and private sectors. While working in the Ontario Public Service he headed up training for one of the largest government departments. During his public service career he was also responsible for executive development for the high potential executives across the government and was involved in international efforts to develop training functions for countries of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.
After leaving the public service he joined General Electric Canada where he played a key role in the culture change process. He was responsible for helping develop and implement the GE Work-Out concept - a successful engagement and productivity improvement process. He was also involved in the teaching and dissemination of “CAP”, GE’s set of change management tools.
He has designed and taught courses in leadership, coaching, facilitation skills, conflict management and problem solving in a wide variety of settings from high tech, financial services, manufacturing and health care. His programs have been delivered in North America, Europe, Australia and the Caribbean.
In 1995 Carl founded Carl Aspler & Associates Inc., where has continued his work in the area of organization change. From 1997 until 2003 he was involved as a faculty member of GE Capital’s Center for Learning teaching facilitation and change management as part of GE’s drive towards Six Sigma quality. He has been closely involved in teaching and coaching Six Sigma and Lean efforts in a wide range of organizations, including health care, manufacturing, mining and banking.
He has also been part-time faculty at University of Toronto’s Diploma Program in Adult Education as well as the Ivey School of Business. He was also a consultant with Queen’s University’s Centre for Enterprise Development.
Carl has a B.Sc. from McGill University and an M.Ed. from the University of Toronto.