Esther van Gennip
Trainer & Practitioner
With over 20 years of experience in community-based dispute resolution, Esther possesses a comprehensive understanding of community development principles, enabling her to facilitate intercultural group interventions and strengthen workplace relations and capacity. Her expertise lies in delivering high-quality facilitation services and providing technical support for conflict prevention and resolution in various workplace settings.
Esther's primary responsibilities involve leading experiential, skills-based training programs that equip participants with practical tools and applications of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) principles, skills, and theories. Her focus is on resolving underlying and deep-rooted conflicts within the workplace. Over the course of her career, she has successfully facilitated skills-based training programs, developed curricula, and collaborated with numerous government agencies, non-profit organizations, crown corporations, private sector industries, and First Nations communities.
Since 1997, Esther has been recognized as an Honoured Fellow and Senior Trainer of CICR, highlighting her exceptional contributions to the field. Additionally, she holds the esteemed title of Chartered Mediator with the ADR Institute of Canada, a testament to her commitment to excellence in mediation.
Esther's dedication to our institute has been steadfast, serving as a valued trainer for over two decades. In English, she expertly delivers the TPN-1 module. Her involvement extends to the development, process design, and delivery of the Identity-Based Conflict Seminar. Furthermore, she played a pivotal role as the lead trainer for conflict resolution and Aboriginal culture awareness training at Meno Ya Win Health Centre.