About Us

Strategywise HR is a boutique human resources consulting firm born out of passion, knowledge and a desire to help. Based in Vaughan, we service clients in the private and not for profit sectors throughout the Greater Toronto area (GTA) and the York Region. We provide professional HR services either on-demand, project-based or on a retained basis.
In today’s workplaces, employers operating without HR expertise face significant challenges due to:
  • Rising legal obligations
  • Lower job retention rates
  • Increased job complexity
  • Rising employment complaints and litigation
  • Competitive pressures to cut costs and restructure
  • Challenges in managing a multi-generational workforce
As workplaces are becoming more complex and litigious, employers simply can’t afford to turn a blind eye to these trends without impacting their bottom-line. We can help.


Partnering with progressive, people-focused employers (with 50 employees and up) committed to "walking the talk" and who is willing to invest in building a positive and healthy workplace culture to stand out as an "Employer of Choice".

We believe that "prevention is key". Approaching issues holistically without blinders is how we can help you develop proactive solutions that will engage, problem solve, improve compliance, and reduce HR risks and costs as a result.


Guided by a passion to serve organizations with:

  • Integrity
  • Curiosity
  • Reliability
  • Collaboration
  • Service Excellence

Our goal is to partner with you to develop HR strategies that can:

Our Team


Belle Yuan, CHRL – Founder and Principal Consultant

Strategywise HR is founded by Belle Yuan. She is professionally designated as a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) with over 20 years corporate HR experience specializing in labour and employee relations.
Having formerly held senior HR management roles in the telecommunications and banking industries — Belle is adept at managing complex workplace issues by leveraging her knowledge in employment law and HR best practices. Her depth of experience spans both unionized and non-unionized environments having gained diverse expertise in the following areas:
  • Policy development
  • Process improvements
  • Employee engagement
  • Performance management
  • Human rights & accommodations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Change management
  • Grievance management
  • Restructuring & terminations
  • Harassment investigations
Belle also holds an Honours Bachelor degree in Labour-Management Relations from the University of Toronto and a post-graduate diploma in Human Resources Management. Together with her professional credentials and wealth of corporate HR experience as a strategic partner, she'll offer her expertise to help her clients grow and succeed while reducing costs.

Outside of her practice, Belle enjoys giving back to the community wherever and whenever she can. She is an active volunteer for the entrepreneurial community - Start-up York, mentoring youths in entrepreneurship, school volunteer and a Committee member for the Hong Fook Mental Health Association. She also loves to travel with her family and be continually amazed by the beauty of nature and different cultures. A strong believer in living with passion and that life is what “you” make of it – if you want a different result, the change lies within you first.

Strategic Partnerships

Strategywise HR has built a network of high-caliber professionals with diverse expertise spanning various industries. Depending on the project and client specific needs, our network of HR and Legal experts can be engaged to best service our clients.

“Doing it right the first time” and approaching problems holistically to address at the root cause of an issue is the core essence of our problem solving process.