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Professor, Faculty of Business & Economics, University of Winnipeg

Dr. Albert is a strategist with 30+ years in senior management roles, economic development, and management consulting in government, not-for-profit, and private sector. She published multiple books, research articles, contributed to government policy, and presented at international conferences on Digitalization and Community Development.

Her new books include: Innovative Solutions for Creating Sustainable Cities, based on a collaboration with internationally-renowned thinkers on the future of cities. Performance Metrics for Sustainable Cities published by Routledge provides examples of indicators being used and suggested to measure political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, ecological, and legal (policy) improvements based on local goals.


  • 2018–present
    Professor, University of Winnipeg
  • 2012–2018
    Dean, University of Winnipeg
  • 2010–2012
    Associate dean, Laurentian University
  • 2004–2012
    Associate professor, Laurentian University
  • 1997–2007
    Chief executive officer, Planned Approach Inc


  • 2002 
    Nova Southeastern University, DBA in Management
  • 1997 
    Laurentian University, MBA
  • 1986 
    University of Western Ontario, BA Public Administration


  • 2022
    Performance Metrics for Sustainable Cities, Routledge
  • 2019
    Innovative Colutions for Creating Sustainable Cities, Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • 2016
    Reflection in Strategic Management, Journal of Management Education
  • 2010
    Think Global, Act Local, International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development
  • 2009
    Networked Communities: Strategies for Digital Collaboration, IGI Global

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management
  • British Academy of Management
  • Economic Development Association of Canada
  • Innovation Engineering Labs
  • Canadian Federation of Business School Deans