Associate Professor, Mount Royal University and Owner, Double M Training and Consulting
Dr. Melanie Peacock has over 30 years of experience as a Human Resource Management professional and believes in the practical application of concepts and theories. Melanie is an Associate Professor at Mount Royal University, past president of the Faculty Association and runs her own boutique firm, Double M Training & Consulting.
Melanie is a published author of various best-selling HR books including The HR Professional’s Guide to Change Management and Understanding Human Resources Management, 1st Canadian Edition. As well, Melanie is an active and sought-after local and national media commentator, having done over 100 interviews in the past few years. Further, she is regularly asked to speak at various conferences and events to share her HR expertise and knowledge and her blogs (which address topical issues within both HR management and education) are well received throughout a global audience.
Melanie was presented with HRD’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award in the HR Industry at the Canadian HR Awards. As well, in 2020 she was named to HRD magazine’s inaugural list of the top 100 HR global professionals and was acknowledged in HRD magazine’s 2017 Hotlist as one of the top 30, most influential HR practitioners in Canada.
Melanie obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree (with distinction) at the University of Alberta, her MBA from Western University and her PhD from the University of Calgary.