Margaret Moore

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Margaret Moore, MBA (aka Coach Meg) is a 17-year veteran of the biotechnology industry in the US, UK, Canada, France. She served in executive roles at three companies which later joined Sanofi, and served as CEO and COO of two biotech companies. In 2000, Margaret shifted from high tech medicine to coaching in healthcare and wellness, and founded Wellcoaches Corporation - strategic partner of the American College of Sports Medicine, now a standard-bearer for professional coaches in healthcare and wellness. The Wellcoaches School of Coaching has trained more than 10,000 health professionals as coaches in 45 countries.

Margaret is co-founder and co-director of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and a course director of the annual Coaching in Leadership & Healthcare conference organized by the Institute of Coaching and delivered by Harvard Medical School. She is a faculty member of Harvard University Extension School, teaching the Science of Coaching Psychology. She is a co-founder and executive board member of the National Consortium for Credentialing Health & Wellness Coaches and led the formation of a strategic partnership with the National Board of Medical Examiners to deliver national standards and certification of health and wellness coaches.

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Conference Presentations:

  • Course Director of Coaching in Leadership & Healthcare, Harvard Medical School (2008 through 2016)
  • Harvard Medical School Institute of Lifestyle Medicine (2008 through 2016)
  • Harvard Medical School - Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives (2011 through 2016)
  • Harvard Medical School Obesity Conference (2010/11/13)
  • American College of Sports Medicine Summit (2005/6/9/13/16)
  • German Coaching Congress, Basel (2012)
  • IDEA (2004/5/6/7/8/16)
  • IHRSA (2005/6/8/9)
  • American College of Lifestyle Medicine (2014 through 2016)
  • International Coach Federation International Conference (2004/5/9/10/11/14)
  • National Wellness Conference (2005/9/10/12/14/15)
  • Israeli Coaching Congress (2014)


B.S. Biology, University of Western Ontario, 1978
M.B.A., Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, 1983; last term at London Business School under an international scholarship

Margaret, a dual Canadian and US citizen, was born on a dairy farm northeast of Toronto where she attended a two-room school and learned to drive a tractor. She is a board member of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra. Margaret lives with her husband, Paul Clark, a prominent biotechnology patent attorney, in Wellesley, Massachusetts. 

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