DEVAN J. CORRIGAN
Devan is an expert in workplace investigations and labour relations, having spent 20 years in human resources management and labour relations before founding an HR consulting company in 2017. His firm specializes in conducting workplace investigations including investigating complaints of harassment, sexual harassment, violence in the workplace, and other forms of employee misconduct.
He holds a Master of Industrial Relations from Queen’s University as well as an Honours Degree in Psychology and a certificate in Human Resources Management from Saint Mary’s University.
Devan’s expertise in human resources and labour relations, combined with his background in psychology, make him a go-to third-party workplace investigator. He is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators and is on the roster for investigators for the Workplace Investigator Network (WIN).
Prior to starting his own firm, Devan held management positions for large organizations including Resolute Forest Products, Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada Post Corporation, and Glencore Canada Corporation.
Devan is passionate about leading and coaching individuals and organizations in topics related to human resources management, workplace investigations, and labour relations. He provides training to a variety of organizations on topics such as conducting internal investigations, respect in the workplace, as well as effective communication skills for leaders. Devan is the lead facilitator for the Queen’s IRC Mastering Fact-Finding and Investigation program.
Devan has authored publications touching on various matters related to workplace investigations including published articles for the Queen’s Industrial Relations Centre: “Reducing Participant Stress Before a Workplace Investigation” and “The Myth of Body Language as a Credibility Assessor.”