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ICF Atlantic, Professional Coaching

Welcome to the online home of professional coaching in Atlantic Canada.

The ICF Atlantic is the local chapter of the International Coach Federation (ICF). We have communities of practice throughout Atlantic Canada with a very active Board of Directors meeting monthly throughout the year.

Our parent body, the ICF, is the leading global coaching organization and with more than 23,000 members worldwide is the only independent, globally-recognized accrediting organization for coaches.

The coaches in our chapter continue to raise the bar for professional coaching by providing 1:1 coaching, group coaching, facilitation and workshops through the lenses of leadership coaching, executive coaching, business coaching, HR coaching, life coaching, career coaching, and health coaching to our clients locally and around the world.

Beyond having intense and specific professional coach training, all our members abide by the ICF Code of Ethics and Standards.

We have currently have active communities of practice in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland.

Your Current ICF Atlantic Board of Directors:

Heather Nunes CEC, ACC, CMP

Executive and Leadership Coach Leadership Matters Inc.Education Coordinator, ICF Atlantic


Photo of Heather Nunes CEC, ACC, CMP

As a leadership strategist and executive coach, Heather serves as a strategic thinking partner who makes meaningful connections with others while inspiring them to be their best selves. With a focus on leveraging strengths, Heather works directly with senior leaders and their teams to accelerate and enhance leadership and top team performance.

Heather is distinguished by her ability to build trusting relationships with clients and partners. With a passion for developing leaders and teams, combined with excellent listening skills, a creative mindset and her warm Newfoundland persona, Heather helps her clients translate complex challenges into practical solutions, sound business judgement and understanding of executive work/life realities.

Heather brings to her coaching practice over 16 years of experience in leadership roles with a focus on leadership and organizational development, and results-focused strategic planning and change initiatives within the post-secondary sector. She holds part time faculty roles at the Master’s level with both Memorial University’s Fisheries and Marine Institute and University of Manitoba’s Centre for Higher Education Research and Development.