Owner and Chief Innovation Catalyst
Tim Fleming is a professional facilitator with a strong interest in helping people and groups to work together to achieve their collective goals, improve their practices, and overcome their challenges. Tim is motivated by the belief that positive, meaningful engagement and well-designed facilitated processes can lead to better, sustainable decisions, greater productivity and transformed relationships.
Since the beginning of his career, Tim has worked in the engagement field as a facilitator, public and stakeholder involvement practitioner, conflict management practitioner, project manager and trainer. He excels at process planning and design, facilitating groups, conducting interviews, synthesizing participant knowledge and building client relationships. His experience includes managing positive interactions around challenging issues such as school closure, waste management and criminal justice, as well as in the delivery of various strategic planning and advisory processes. For such challenges, he intentionally draws out the wisdom, leadership and desire for excellence that exists within groups.
Tim has an undergraduate degree in Conflict Resolution and International Development, a certificate in Public Participation from the International Association for Public Participation, and a Professional Certificate in Conflict Management from the Sprott School of Business. In 2010, he was awarded the designation of IAF Certified Professional Facilitator from the International Association of Facilitators.