Eric has provided leadership in the field of conflict resolution, restorative justice and mediation since completing a degree in Sociology with a focus on mediation and peacemaking. Eric is a Past President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Manitoba, and has worked as an administrator, board chair, senior mediator, trainer and lead negotiator for other organizations. He is a gifted trainer who makes training material come alive for participants through humour and real world application. He facilitates CTRI workshops in the areas of restorative justice, violence, and conflict resolution. In addition to training with CTRI, Eric is the Managing Director of ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership .