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Antony Hacking

• 16 years as an Organizational Consultant, Trainer, Mediator, Coach, and Project Manager. He is a senior Consultant at QED Consulting.

• Coordinated and delivered consulting interventions and training programs in 20 countries on themes of collaboration, team-building, client orientation, leadership, team effectiveness, negotiation skills, conflict management, leveraging global diversity, executive decision making, supervisory skills, ethics, and transformative mediation for more than fifteen thousand managers and staff.

• Clients:  United Nations Secretariat, UNICEF, UNFPA, WFP, UN Women, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (Cote D’Voire, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Lebanon, Syria, and Uganda), Columbia University, City of New York, Synergos, Shire Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, The Medicines Company, JP Morgan,

• M.A. Social-Organizational Psychology, Columbia (2002)

• Ph.D. Graduate Student, Columbia University (Expected, 2016)

• Publications include Conflict Resolution Quarterly, New York Mediator, Human Brain Mapping, Journal of Neurophysiology, and Experimental Brain Research.

 

Antony G. Hacking is based in New York City.  He has over sixteen years of experience working with global organizations throughout North America, Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Europe.  He has designed and facilitated strategy and team building retreats for nonprofit and for-profit organizations.  He has also designed and led training programmes on decision-making, negotiation skills, conflict management, supervisory skills, client orientation, and team effectiveness.  His clients include UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women, the United Nations Secretariat, New York City Nexus Leadership, Columbia University (Business School, Teachers College, Executive Coaching Program, Center for International Conflict Resolution), the City of New York, the Federal Reserve Bank, J.P. Morgan, New York City Police Department, Con Edison, Synergos, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer Inc., AstraZeneca, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Shire, The Medicines Company, and Bellevue Hospital.

• Ph.D. Graduate Student, Columbia University, Social-Organizational Psychology (Expected, 2017)

• M.A, Columbia University, Social-Organizational Psychology (2002)

• B.A., Vassar College, Biopsychology with a correlate in Women’s Studies (1993)

• Mediation Certification, State of New York (2000)

• NBI™ Social Intelligence Assessments Certification, WholeBrain Creativity (2005)

 

 

 

Danny Mallonga

Leo Danny F. Mallonga has been very active as a consultant for businesses, non-profit organizations and educational institutions for the past decade, and is widely respected for his international and cross-cultural experience and expertise in communication, organizational development and conflict resolution. He develops programs for organizations to assess their needs and develop strategies in handling change and conflict constructively.

A partial list of his clients includes the United Nations Secretariat in New York City and its duty stations around the world (Bangkok, Beirut, Vienna), the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) Republic of the Philippines, Christian Children’s Fund in Rapid City, South Dakota, North General Hospital-New York City, Praxair, Prudential Relocation Intercultural Services, the Mayor and City Council of Taylor, British Columbia, Canada, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, among others.

Mr. Mallonga is known and well respected for his accomplishments at Columbia University’s International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR), where he worked with world-renowned authorities in the field of conflict resolution - Professor Emeritus Morton Deutsch and Ellen Raider. He is a doctoral candidate (Ed.D. Cand.) in Educational Leadership as well as an adjunct instructor at Teachers College, Columbia University. He holds graduate degrees from Columbia University (Ed.M.) and from the Jesuit-run Ateneo de Manila University (M.A.).

 

 

Bret Snow

Brent Snow is an expert in the development and facilitation of high-end organizational simulations that focus on the challenges of managing and leading today’s fast-paced, knowledge intensive organizations. His work over the last seven years has been featured in Fortune and Fast Company and has been televised internationally in a series of broadcasts sponsored by the International Institute for Learning. Prior to this, he led the management development efforts at ITT/Goulds, a $4 billion leader in the fluid technologies industry, and he also spent several years at Outward Bound running multi-element leadership courses for high-potential managers and executives. Educationally, he has received fellowships and done undergraduate and graduate work at Syracuse University, the University of Maine and Harvard.

Snow is the North American Master Facilitator of the TANGO Simulation, which he has run over 100 times. His work with TANGO has taken him to over a dozen different countries on four continents and has addressed key issues for a wide array of clients*, most of whom are attempting to develop new perspectives and practices appropriate for today’s increasingly knowledge-based economy. Snow has also co-led a number of customized 3-4 day workshops with various experts, including Michael Beer (organizational alignment), Daniel Goleman (emotional intelligence) Gary Hamel (strategy and future thinking), John Kotter (leadership), Geoffrey Moore (innovation), C.K. Prahalad (strategy), and Dave Urlich (organizational competence). In each case, TANGO was used as a dynamic and interactive means to challenge assumptions, set context and open up specific inquiries important to future organizational capability.

Snow’s TANGO clients include Arthur Anderson, Boeing, Cerner Medical Systems, the CIA, Dun & Bradstreet, EDS, Fidelity Investments, Galileo International, The Gap, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Lucent Technologies, Microsoft, Mitel, Motorola, Newbridge Networks, Nortel, Norrell, Oracle, Perot Systems, Price Waterhouse, Principal Financial Group, Qualcomm, Sun Microsystems, United Technologies, and Young & Rubicam

 

 

Kathy Vaughan

Dynamic consulting and coaching professional

Extensive experience training individuals and teams to develop core professional competencies and skills to enhance communication, promote collaboration, work across difference and resolve conflict.

Kathleen Vaughan is a dynamic consulting and coaching professional with 15+ years of experience who applies a blend thought leadership, inquiry and consulting skills to create and deliver products and solutions for a diverse mix of clients.  She specializes in designing and developing team and organizational capacity to enhance leadership, foster collaboration, resolve conflicts, and work across difference.  Her assignment list includes New York State Unified Court System, United Nations, the City of New York, British Council, Barclays and Safaricom.

 

Conflict Resolution

Kathleen has more than 20 years working in the conflict resolution arena as a practitioner, a trainer and a consultant.  A certified mediator under the New York State guidelines, Kathleen has co-trained judges and new mediators in Kenya with Facilit8 which uses a virtual assessment platform.  She was a trainer for QED global delivery contract for Conflict Resolution Courses with the UN Secretariat.

 

Diversity

Kathleen has more than 10 years working in the area of diversity.  Using the Study Circle Model, she designed dialogues about diversity, race and intercultural relations across several New York Communities.  While serving on the Yonkers Anti-Bias Task Force, she developed a training package for public use, with an emphasis on Arab cultures.   She also designed and led a community-wide initiative to foster constructive dialogue and interaction around the theme of living successfully with diversity.

 

Teambuilding

Kathleen has more than 15  years designing and delivering team building experiences for clients including the UN  as well as  the Rockefeller Foundation Digital Jobs Africa Team and the .  She has supported client team building activities for the Center for Creative Leadership in Ethiopia and is currently working with the Core Management Committee of global bank in Kenya.

 

Experience with webinars and blended learning

In the last year and half, Kathleen has ventured into using technology to promote learning and skills acquisition and practice.  She currently offers a blended learning intercultural training solution for a leading relocations firm.  She co-piloted a web-based learning community for participants in the International Rescue Committee Management Development Program.  She also developed a moodle based course and a facebook learning activity for a Center for Creative Leadership project in Kenya.

 

EDUCATION

Academic Degrees

M.A, Teachers College, Columbia University, International Educational Development (1999)

B.A., Dartmouth College, History, Asian Studies, Women’s Studies (1993)

Certifications and Affiliations

Cultural Orientations Indicator© Certified Coach, online tool for enhancing cultural competence in the workplace (2008).

Certified Mediator, New York State Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Court Improvement Programs (1999).

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