Vesna has been in the field of conflict resolution for 20 years and she has over 30 years of experience in legal, academic and managerial environments. A former judge with the Municipal Court in the Former Yugoslavia, she was also an adviser for the European Union, CIDA Canada and World Bank/IFC funded Judicial Reform and Alternative Dispute Resolution Projects in Balkans. Vesna is a mediator with Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program (OMMP) and on the Ottawa roster.
Vesna holds a Bachelor of Law Diploma, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, a Judicial Bar Admission Examination Certificate, Ministry of Justice, Bosnia and Herzegovina and a Certificate of Teaching, Ministry of Education, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Vesna is also a member of ADR Institute of Ontario, Member and former Vice President, Association of Mediators in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Founding member and First Director, Community Mediation Center of Ottawa Carleton and former Director on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution.
Vesna was a trainer with us for 10 years. She delivered the TPN-1 and the TPN-4 modules in English.