Kevin Brown

Consultant- Ombudsman

Tel: +1 646-781-4083;

Kevin Brown (Canada/Spain) is a consultant Ombudsman with the United Nations Funds and Programmes, providing Ombuds services to UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNOPS and UN-Women.

Over the past 30 years, Kevin has been involved in over 1000 mediations, over 10,000 hours designing, developing and facilitating training programs, as well as extensive experience working with individual, organizational and multicultural conflict scenarios. Kevin has extensive experience in facilitation, mediation, negotiation and leadership support working with international multicultural conflicts in Afghanistan, Thailand, Rwanda, Georgia, Israel, Lebanon, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Jordan, Egypt, Germany, Belgium, Romania, Spain, Ukraine, USA and Canada conducting conflict assessments, mediations, conflict resolution and cultural diversity courses. From 2002-2011, he worked as a civilian Senior Mediator with the Canadian government (Department of National Defence, DND) conducting mediations, ADR consultations; conflict coaching, group needs workplace assessments, group interventions, presentations to over 3000 military and civilian personnel and trained over 2000 persons in conflict resolution He also mentored dozens of mediators. Kevin provided training at the cultural awareness programs offered to the Canadian Military Peace Support Training Centre (PSTC).

He led the ADR component of the Joint Inter-Agency Multi-National Public (JIMP) program, which designed a methodology to assist in the building of trust and interpersonal conflict management skills in situations where NGO’s, Gov’t and military are required to work together with similar objectives. Kevin developed ADR training programs for a G-20 Summit similar to the training provided to the RCMP, Heritage Canada and Military for the 2010 Olympics. Kevin received his Honours Masters degree in International Conflict Analysis and Management with Royal Roads University in Canada and is currently completing his Ph.D. in International Conflict Management and Mediation.