Peter Abrams, Senior Associate
Peter is well known for being a talented facilitator, creating engaging and productive environments for dialogue, training, planning, and collaborative problem-solving. He works mostly with the not-for-profit sector, communities, institutions of learning, and government. Peter specializes in organizational development, communications training, and natural resource management, and his recent projects include:
- a workshop to develop a common watershed assessment methodology for the BC government
- strategic planning for health services and sport organizations
- sessions to strengthen the collaborative culture of a board of directors for a health organization
- operational planning for adults with developmental disabilities
- facilitator training for a social service organization
- a 2-day international conference focusing on intellectual property issues in cultural heritage
- a collaborative initiative to address short- and long-term issues on the future of the land conservancy movement in BC.
Peter lives in Vancouver with his partner, step-son, and two dogs, and loves hiking, rock climbing and bicycling. Peter is also a founding member and leader of Vancouver Playback Theatre, an innovative form of improvisational theatre that brings real-life stories of audience members or workshop participants to life to deepen understanding, build trust, and strengthen commitment to positive change.