Dr. Charles Bierbrier is a management consultant, professor and public speaker. He has practical hands-on business experience from varied industries which he leverages with his academic and theoretical knowledge of organizational development. Bierbrier is a well versed public speaker who has been featured in several magazines, television, and radio shows.
A seasoned entrepreneur, Bierbrier founded a Montreal based craft brewery which included brewing operations and distribution in Toronto & Chicago. He developed, brought to market, and grew a portfolio of premium beer brands for close to 15 years. The flagships brands included Bierbrier Premium Ale and Bierbrier Pilsner Lager, as well as brands for well known restaurant groups such as Joe Beef - Joe Beef Special Pils, Burgundy Lion - Bishop's Special Bitter (BSB), and L'Orignal - L'Orignal Lager. Bierbrier made a strategic decision to exit the brewing industry in 2019.
Bierbrier served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University from 2017 to 2021 where he conducted lectures, participated in on-campus activities, and acted as a mentor to students.
Currently, Bierbrier is a Faculty Member in the Department of Business Administration at Dawson College in Montreal.
Bierbrier is a Gen Z researcher and his Doctoral dissertation was entitled "Work Value Preferences of Generation Z in the United States." He continues to examine Gen Z in the workplace and the implications for HR practitioners and organizational leaders.
Bierbrier earned a Doctor of Business Administration from Johnson & Wales University, a Master of Business Administration from Concordia University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from McGill University. He also completed a Certificate in Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard Business School Online.
Bierbrier also devotes time and provides leadership expertise to several non-profit and community organizations.