Gordon Breedyk’s (Director) career includes a diverse background in the public, private and non-governmental (NGO) sectors both in Canada and internationally. He has managed consulting companies as a Partner and also owned and managed a travel agency. His professional work has included program management and implementation; evaluation and monitoring; business planning; application of information technology in business and government; and facilitation, issue resolution, coaching/mentoring, conflict resolution and negotiation. Gord’s international experience includes assignments in Ghana, Thailand, Mongolia, Kosovo, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Ukraine. Gord is currently retired and providing volunteer services to the Civilian Peace Service Canada (CPSC), the Canadian Department of Peace Initiative (CDPI), a children’s NGO in Tanzania, and his condominium. Gord is also a member of a band called the Grateful We’re Not Dead, which plays for charities and fund raisers. Gord holds an Executive MBA from Queens University, an MES (Masters in Environmental Studies) from York University, a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Canadian International Institute of Applied Negotiation (CIIAN) and Certificate of completion of TPN training with CICR.
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