Katie Newcombe

Director of Organizational Development


Katie Newcombe (she/her) is the Director of Organizational Development at Davis Pier. Katie recently transitioned to this role after spending a decade working on the consulting side of the business with provincial and federal governments, not-for-profits, and private sector organizations—all focused on driving meaningful social impact and improving the lives of others. Katie thrives on projects that employ a mix of project management, change management, and human-centred design to develop solutions that drive innovation and meet people where they are.

Since changing her focus to Davis Pier’s internal operations, Katie is fostering a culture of compassion and collaboration within the firm, using the expertise she developed in consulting to lead and nurture the team’s continued growth. Pushing innovation and change while placing focused attention on supporting growth that is authentic to Davis Pier’s values is meaningful to Katie and something she is deeply passionate about.

Outside of work, Katie loves spending time with her family, chairing the Emerging Leaders Board at Halifax Partnership, and volunteering with her colleagues at organizations such as Ronald McDonald House and Kids Help Phone.