Jesse is the Head of Strategy and Operations at HowattHR.
Jesse is Howatt HR’s Head of Strategy. As a part of his current role, Jesse continues to use his in-depth knowledge of strategic HR, workplace health and wellness, and predictive modelling to support organizations in implementing evidence-based solutions for tangible impacts on key business metrics.For the last 10+ years, Jesse has worked in the field of corporate health and performance as a senior consultant and National Lead for Morneau Shepell’s Total Health Index (THI) Analytics team, an exercise physiologist for Olympic athletes and business professionals. As the national lead for the THI analytics team Jesse lead the development of the THI assessment, employee feedback, reporting and predictive modelling techniques to help connect employee health, engagement and productivity to strive an organizations total health strategy. Along with leading the THI, Jesse was a key contributor to The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell’s Employee Recommended Workplace Award.Jesse is also a contributor to the Q-Life an online coaching resiliency platform that provides an interactive experience for students to build their resilience skills through an online assessment, short interactive videos, online workbook, and daily journaling.Jesse is also a contributing author to The Globe and Mail, and white papers with the Mental Health Commission of Canada and Morneau Shepell. These have a key focus on understanding mental health and developing a total health strategy among other topics pertaining the health, engagement, and productivity of organizations.Jesse has also developed an innovative behaviour modification model known as Behavioural EngineeringTM; this model attempts to provide a framework for an individual’s behaviours, motivation, and cognitive processing when engaging in pro-health and anti-health decisions and actions.