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 (including strategic and operational planning), communications training, and natural resource management. Peter’s recent projects include:
- strategic and operational planning for environmental, cultural, transportation and sport law non-profit organizations
- communications training for a mental health company
- designing and facilitating a conference research roundtable to explore the concepts of safe supply and the legal regulation of currently illegal drugs
- strengthening team culture and priority action planning for a) a Children’s Hospital health care team, and b) a federal agency operational team leading the Oceans Protection Plan
- strengthening team culture and developing strategic priorities for a conservation organization
- facilitating the development of an Integrated Water Management approach to utilities planning for the City of Vancouver.
Peter lives in Vancouver with his wife, 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.