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Larry Axelrod


Ph.D Social Psychology


Larry is an organization and strategy consultant who offers management consulting services to enhance the performance of individuals, teams, leaders, and organizations. Previously, Larry served as the Executive Dean of the Vancouver Campus with Adler University, where he provided overall strategic, academic, and operational leadership for the campus. During his tenure, he also developed and taught courses in Strategic Planning and Facilitation, Organizational Policy Frameworks and Dispute Resolution, and Professional Development, and supervised over thirty master's research thesis projects.

Before forming The Neutral Zone, Larry was the Director of the Human Rights Centre at Vancouver Coastal Health and an Equity Advisor for the University of British Columbia. Larry is a co-author of "Turning Conflict into Profit: A Roadmap for Resolving Personal and Organizational Disputes," and has presented at numerous conferences on various topics such as human rights, diversity, leadership, change management, effective communication, and conflict resolution.

Larry completed his B.A. in Communications at the University of Illinois at Urbana, his M.A. in Social Psychology at San Francisco State University, and his Ph.D. in Social Psychology at the University of British Columbia. Larry specializes in management consulting, organizational consultation, strategic facilitation, education and training, and direct case intervention. He has extensive knowledge of professional ethics and served on the Vancouver Hospital Ethics Committee for six years.

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