Chief Executive Officer
Eric (he/him) is the Chief Executive Officer of CTRI. In this role, he provides support for our leadership team and is actively involved in managing our day-to-day operations. Eric is a caring and insightful leader who believes that building authentic relationships is the best way to lead people effectively. Prior to becoming CEO in 2020, he was the Managing Director of our Division, ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership, and has been a trainer since 2008. Eric has provided leadership in the field of conflict resolution and mediation since completing a degree in Sociology with a focus on mediation and peacemaking. He is a Chartered Mediator and a past president of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Manitoba. Prior to working with CTRI, Eric was an administrator, board chair, senior mediator, trainer, and lead negotiator for a variety of other organizations.
Eric believes trauma-informed organizations create a better society, outlast their peers, and are more effective in their service delivery. Eric is a gifted speaker who makes training material come alive for participants through humour, storytelling, and real-world application. He is co-author of the The Culture Question and Don’t Blame the Lettuce, and is an active blog writer. Read blogs written by Eric here.
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