Kevin Brown has over 25 diverse years as a mediator, ombudsman and facilitator of ADR multicultural, negotiation and ADR courses.
Kevin is listed on mediation expert rosters with the United Nations (UNDP), International
Mediation Institute (IMI), Mainland Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center (MHKJMC), Mediation International (MI) and the International Mediators Association (IMA).
Kevin currently applies his mediation and ombudsman skills to his work with the United Nations Office of the Ombudsman and Mediation Services and The Green Climate Fund.
As president of Mediation International, Kevin is honoured that his organization was the first to be recognized by The International Mediation Institute to provide courses that result in its graduates receiving Qualified IMI status.
Kevin has significant experience working with international multicultural conflicts in Afghanistan, Thailand, Rwanda, Georgia, Germany, Belgium, Romania, Spain, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Jordan, Bangladesh and Canada conducting conflict assessments, mediations, conflict resolution and cultural diversity courses.
From 2002-2011, he worked as a civilian Senior Mediator with the Canadian government (Department of National Defence, DND). Kevin provided training at the cultural awareness programs offered to the Canadian Military Peace Support Training Centre (PSTC). He led the ADR component of the Joint Inter-Agency Multi-National Public (JIMP) program, which designed a methodology to assist in the building of trust and interpersonal conflict management skills in situations where NGO’s, Gov’t and military are required to work together with similar objectives.
Kevin developed ADR training programs for a G-20 Summit similar to the training provided to the RCMP, Heritage Canada and Military for the 2010 Olympics. Kevin is President of Mediation International and The International Mediators Association and is also the executive organizer for the Annual World Mediation Summit.