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Claudio Morelli - Impacting & Leading Around the World

Claudio Morelli is an educational leader, consultant, and writer. For over forty years Claudio has activated his servant heart to teach, mentor, and influence individuals, school districts, organizations, and communities in Canada, China, and in Central East Africa.

In the second half of his life, Claudio believes that he has a responsibility to continue to use his God-given gifts to serve.  Following a successful career as a teacher and educational leader, Claudio retired as a Superintendent of Schools in Burnaby, British Columbia.

However, Claudio has not really retired. He is a passionate student of leadership who loves to lead and loves leadership. He continues to pursue his purpose and mission, and his experiences have impacted and influenced his transformation as a servant leader, educator, and writer.

By highlighting and sharing his leadership experiences through his popular blog Leadership is Heart, Claudio was eventually encouraged and inspired to write his first book Learning and Leading In the Land of a Thousand Hills: An Unexpected Mission of Transformation and Joy.


Claudio’s current aim is to make Leadership is Heart a place where his leadership colleagues in Africa can share their wisdom and reflections as well as his own. He wants to make Leadership is Heart a forum for collaboration, discussion, and inspiration.

Claudio lives in Vancouver, BC in the beautiful country of Canada. He has been married to his wife Anne for forty-four years has three sons David, Peter and Michael, three daughter-in-laws Kathryn, Shauna and Jayne and four grandsons Levi, Hunter, Jack, and Findlay.


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Recommended Reading

Claudio’s book is gracefully penned and candidly written. It demonstrates Claudio’s response to God’s call through his service with the Wellspring Foundation for Education. Claudio has contributed to God’s restorative work in Rwanda using his knowledge, skills, and experience. Claudio realized that in giving he received back, in filling others, he also was filled, in transforming leaders, his leadership also changed. This book is captivating, inspiring, and resourceful.

Phocas Ngendahayo

Country Director - Rwanda, Kurumbuka Leadership Solutions