A holistic approach

Stimulating the imagination of what is possible

Purple Compass helps you navigate today’s complexity and uncertainty to anticipate future changes and co-create innovative and resilient solutions.

We use strategic foresight, design methods and tools proven to work and drive outcomes for our clients.

Based in the neighbourhood of Roncesvalles in Toronto, Purple Compass has a combined experience of over 25 years of working with clients providing strategic planning and program design services.

Our approach to strategic planning is holistic, inclusive and collaborative. We combine traditional strategic planning methods with the energy and creativity of futures and design methodologies. This assists to stimulate the imagination of what is possible, and provides a structured way to explore and investigate the future and potential transformative solutions.

Our values

  • Empowerment
  • Collaboration
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sustainability
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Social responsibility
About us

Meet our team

Donna Dupont

Chief Strategist, Foresight & Design

John A. Sweeney

Director of Curiosity, Play & Innovation

Leon Young

Strategic Advisor

Josephine Shields Recass

Associate: Behaviour Change and Capacity Strengthening Specialist

Jonathan Hui

Associate: Researcher & Scenario Lead

Claire Nelson

Associate: Futurist & Sustainability Engineer

Patricia Kambitsch

Associate: Graphic Facilitator

Beverline Brown Smith

Associate: Environmental Specialist

Kelly Payne

Associate: Experience & Design Strategist