Erica Pinsky

Bullying in the Workplace


Her extensive client list included:




Erica Pinsky B.A., Msc, CHRP spent 17 years igniting  conversations that build respect at work.  As a speaker, trainer, author and consultant she provided a full range of customized services and solutions to eliminate discrimination, harassment, bullying and destructive conflict in the workplace.  Creative, dynamic and results oriented Erica partnered with employers to create respectful workplaces where employees feel connected, valued and enthusiastic about their jobs.  She was the corporate Ombudsperson for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC and a faculty member at the Centre for Conflict Resolution at the Justice Institute of B.C.


Her highly acclaimed book "Road to Respect: Path to Profit"  is filled with engaging stories, powerful insights and concrete strategies for achieving sustainable success in today's highly challenging and diverse business environment. A professional member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, Erica was a Top Ten finalist in North America's Next Greatest Speaker contest 2012.


A gifted and passionate presenter, possessing specific strengths in training, dispute resolution as well as diagnostic and analytic thinking, Erica has a solid track record of policy development,  alignment of organizational practices and motivation of leaders and teams.


Prior to starting a consulting practice in 1998, Erica acted as the corporate harassment and conflict specialist at Canadian Airlines International. This experience, combined with her work as a Labour Relations practitioner, provides her with the expertise to successfully facilitate multi-party disputes, investigate and mediate complaints, and handle emotionally charged conflict situations.


Erica was a regular contributor to, and has been featured in HRIQ, Business in Vancouver, BC Business Magazine, the Globe and Mail, The Economic Times of India, and Canadian Retailer.


Erica was a professional member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, and served as a member of the Board of her local chapter for several years.  She received her Conflict Resolution Certificate from the Justice Institute of British Columbia and during her career was a member of:

the Canadian Conflict Resolution Network,

the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM),

the BC Human Resources Management Association (BCHRMA),

the BC  Organizational Development Network (BCODN),

the Vancouver Board of Change,

and the Vancouver Board of Trade.


In 2010 she participated as  a mentor for the Women in Leadership foundation mentorship program and as a Community Leader at the Minerva Learning to Lead Weekend in May 2012. In December 2013 she was appointed to the City of Vancouver Women's Advisory Committee and in 2015 she joined the University Women’s Club of Vancouver, where she is co-chair of the Status of Women & Human Rights Committee.


Erica retired from The Respect Business in 2016. She continues to promote respect for people and the planet through social justice and environmental activism. Since 2014 she has been devoting the majority of her time to the study of classical yoga