Organizational Renewal

Facilitating strategic, organizational and cultural transformation, customized to your needs

Our Organizational Renewal team members are the go-to advisors for leaders and their teams needing strategic agility: the ability to make wise decisions fast, to work together effectively, to embed change and to nurture high-performing, empowering, diverse and inclusive cultures.

We accelerate strategic thinking and execution by getting in front of your organization’s challenges, daring to ask tough questions, helping your teams think differently and using creative processes to devise pathways for long-term success.

We make it a point to stay in front of emerging realities, whether related to the increased focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues or the critical importance of diversity, equity and inclusion. We use powerful tools to rapidly assess situations and work quickly and collaboratively to develop solutions that belong to you.


Helping you transform, so you can meet your goals

To help you tackle your most critical organizational challenges, we work with you to master change and create enduring value from transformation. Our support encompasses the entire continuum of change efforts, from analysis and planning, to design, implementation and evaluation.

  • Strategy & Business Planning

    Working seamlessly with your team, we develop plans and implementation tools based on a solid understanding of market dynamics, industry trends, customer needs, and internal factors, to drive growth. Your results: sustainable relevance for your organization.

  • Scenario Planning

    Dynamic decision-making in times of uncertainty pays off. We help our clients identify influential trends and then design strategic, operational, organizational, and technological responses that are fit for purpose and the emerging situation. 

  • ESG Strategy & Advisory

    Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors have material impact on operating and financial performance. We help you articulate the value proposition, identify priorities, targets, and measures, and build the skills to drive change.

  • Organization Design

    Organizations are complex systems where hierarchy, ways of working and skills come together to deliver on goals. Our advisors work with you to design an organization that supports entrepreneurial cultures and generates lasting success.

  • Human Resources Management 

    We understand that people are core to your organization’s stability and performance. We develop leading-edge strategies and tools that empower and train your people to become the best contributor they can be for the success of your organization.  

  • Transformation & Change Management

    Change is constant, and organizations needs to be ready to adapt at all levels to succeed. We know what it takes, and help your people embrace change and overcome the many challenges that can arise on the journey.

  • Stakeholder & Indigenous Engagement

    Identifying and addressing stakeholder needs and concerns is key to organizational success. We can support your community or organization to effectively design and implement internal or external engagement processes with relevant stakeholders, and Indigenous groups.  

  • Leadership & Talent Development

    Today, leaders must continually refine and build new skills to succeed in a digital age. From leadership assessments, to development planning and executive coaching, we help you to build the leadership and talent that your business needs.

  • Culture Transformation

    The right organizational culture is critical to organizational success. Our advisors use leading-edge assessment surveys and design tools to help you assess and shape the unique culture that  sets your organization apart.

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    Fostering diversity, equity and inclusion ensures a successful working environment and company culture. We help you build data-driven insights, and devise the programs and strategies to address your challenges and measure progress.


    • Progress

      May 14, 2024

      How technology can help power up your people strategy in the energy and utilities sector

      Your energy and utilities company has many goals — from organizational growth to achieving its EDI objectives. Technology can power up your people strategy.

    • Progress

      April 29, 2024

      How fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace can help attract and retain top talent in the energy and utilities sector

      How can your company attract new talent as employees retire from the energy and utilities sector? Prioritizing inclusion can help increase your talent pool.

    • Performance

      April 26, 2024

      How can small business owners navigate the people puzzle?

      How can you address people issues as a small business owner? These steps can help you overcome obstacles and give you more time to focus on your business. 

    Contact our Consulting Team

    Mary Larson MBA, ICD.D, GCD.D

    Leader, Consulting – Organizational Renewal

    Mary Larson, ICD.d, is a Partner with MNP’s Consulting Services group in Montreal. Mary helps clients clarify and build alignment around their strategies, build leadership capacity and embed cultures that foster outstanding execution.

    Mary is particularly focused on working with C-suite executives and CEOs. Drawing on her extensive business experience and skill in asking the right questions, Mary helps clients become more effective in aligning their teams around their work, and successfully addressing the issues that drive both behavior and culture.

    Mary has worked with clients across North and South America, Europe and Asia, including the Business Development Bank of Canada, Bosch / Siemens, Cirque du Soleil, Duke Power, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg’s, McDonald’s and Western Union. She has held senior executive positions with McDonald’s Corporation in the U.S. and Alcan in Canada.

    Mary, who works in both English and French, received her Bachelor of Arts (BA, Honors) from Princeton and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

    Mary is a designated graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.d) at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. She is board chair of McGill’s School for Continuing Studies, a board member of Prostate Cancer Canada and vice-president of the University Club of Montreal. She co-founded the International Women’s Forum in Canada.