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Khwezi Mbolekwa PhD, MA, MHSA, CPHR, CHE, CDC

A passionate catalyst for transformational change who believes an inclusive, healthy, respectful, and safe workplace environment is crucial to unleash the creativity and innovation to drive performance and results. As a dynamic leader in organization systems, transformational culture change, employee engagement, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism, Dr. Mbolekwa has successfully used operational acumen and understanding to implement the vision and strategy in large complex healthcare systems, post-secondary education, and non-government organizations.


Dr. Mbolekwa is the Lead Consultant, Anti-Racism Program, with the Calgary Police Service (CPS), where he is designing and delivering the Anti-Racism Training and Development for the Executive and Senior Leadership Teams and to the Calgary Police Commission.

Prior joining the CPS, Dr. Mbolekwa was a founding member of and the Organization Lead for the Anti-Racism Program for the City of Calgary, where he was responsible for introducing the Racial Equity Assessment Model to evaluate the City of Calgary’s organizational systems, policies, and processes through a D&I framework lens to identify structural, systemic, and language barriers; created and delivered the Executive Leadership Teams’ “Journey of Becoming Anti-Racist Leaders”; sat as EDI SME for, City of Calgary Selection Committee for the Calgary Green Line, the EDI SME on Selection Committee most recent Executive (General Managers) and various other senior leader roles. Previously Dr. Mbolekwa was the Lead, Employee Experience at City of Calgary responsible for the Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Engagement, Recognition and Rewards initiatives in Human Resources, Legal department and other areas.


Dr. Mbolekwa has been Executive Director, Organization Development at a community college in BC and Regional Director, Organization Development & Employee Engagement at a health authority in BC where he worked with the LGBTQ+ and Indigenous portfolios in health and post-secondary sectors on improving access to healthcare, education and addressing systemic racism and discrimination with both groups.


Dr. Mbolekwa serves on several Boards in Canada and the USA such as the
Black Physicians Association of Alberta, Calgary, AB
Relational Coordination Collaborative Advisory Board, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA USA
Curriculum Advisor for the Relating Across Differences medical education course, Macy Foundation & Brandeis University, New York, NY

Dr. Mbolekwa is an Adjunct Faculty in the School of Leadership Studies at Royal Roads University working with Masters of Global Leadership and Education Doctorate students.


Dr. Mbolekwa has presented at numerous local, national, and international conferences.
Dr. Mbolekwa holds a PhD in Organizational Systems focusing on Organizational Culture and Systems Transformation, Masters degrees in Organizational Systems (Leadership) and in Health Services Administration, and a Bachelor’s degree in Administrative & Commercial Studies.

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