THE NONFLICT WAY

A constructive way of resolving conflict
We're a team of leading professionals, coaches, activists, and students co-creating a culture of peace in the world by training one million people in Nonflict, our 3-step conflict resolution method.
PEACEMAKERS
Countries
Nonflict Coaches
Organizations
  • STEPHEN HECHT

    Co-founder, Chief Executive Peacemaker
    As a leader in family businesses, as a spouse, sibling, father, and stepfather, Stephen has experienced and resolved some of the thorniest conflicts you can imagine for over three decades. Joining YPO at age 30, his leadership went from local to national and international levels with a focus on education. Working with great teams he’s won the Canada Award for Business Excellence, YPO Best of Best Award, and the YMCA Peace Medal.
  • DR. AMIR KFIR

    Co-founder, Creator of Nonflict
    As an organizational psychologist with Amirror, Amir has been helping companies worldwide in organizational transformation for over 25 years. He has also facilitated Peace Action Forums globally, including Israeli-Arab, Arab-American, Greek-Turkish, Armenian-Turkish, and Jewish-Muslim forums. Amir is a leader in the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) forum methodology process.
  • FREDERIC LATREILLE

    Co-founder, Director, Vice President
    Frédéric is a seasoned business Peacemaker, having developed and advised large and small businesses and non-profits in over a dozen countries, and across a large range of industries. He is currently an operating partner of Champlain Financial Corporation, leading a private equity financed spin-out of the background screening division of Garda World. He was previously an associate principal at McKinsey & Company, where he was co-leader of the Business Technology practice and led pro-bono work with global NGOs.
  • LAURA GIADOROU KOCH

    Director, Secretary
    CEO, Dolium Wines, the first winery in Latin America with a “B Corp Certificate” and awarded in 2014 and 2016 “The Best for the World in Environment” by B Lab.org. Currently she serves as Ashoka Senior Advisor and speaks about Social Entrepreneurship at educational institutions.
  • MARK SADOVNICK

    Director, Treasurer
    Recognized by Business Week as one of 150 most influential search consultants in the world, now Managing Director with Stanton Chase, Mark gained business and international awareness from his experiences with Deloitte and Jaycees International. With global cross-industry experience and relationships, he recognizes the value of understanding and respecting cultures, languages, and the impact on people and business. "It's all about people, inclusion and trust, to create a winning team." Mark sits on the Boards of Million Peacemakers, World Language Communications and VerdeXchange Institute. He is engaged with The Hidden Tears Project, and involved in Sports & Entertainment projects. He is a CPA, graduating from McGill University in Montreal.
  • RAJ MITTA

    Advisory Board
    Based in Singapore, Raj is the Chairman of Essential Value Associates Pte Ltd, a boutique consulting firm that works with selected leaders who seek to develop high growth, sustainable businesses with quality governance. He also serves as Chair of YPO's International Education Committee.
  • AMAL ELSANA

    Advisory Board
    Amal is a key shaper of public opinion regarding the status of the Arab minority and women in Israel. She Founded The Arab-Jewish Centre for Equality,Empowerment and Cooperation (AJEEC) for which she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • DEVAN R. CAPUR

    Advisory Board
    Devan is the CEO of 3C Technologies, Inc. and serves as President and co-founder of Product Movers, an Inc. 500 company. As a serial Entrepreneur with 25 years of balanced experience he has a global understanding of issues related to the Automotive, Industrial, Health and IT sectors, as well as tried and true experienced managing workplace conflict in both local and international business.
  • FRANCESO LOMBARDO

    Nonflict Coach, Advisory Board
    Franco is our Family Business specialist who strengthens businesses by uniting families. A certified Family Enterprise Advisor who serves families globally, Francesco has written four books and speaks internationally to help families benefit their future generations.
  • ALEX GAUTHIER

    Advisory Board, Communications
    Alex is a product, marketing and technology enthusiast by day, and a wine and martial arts afficionado by night. He is somewhat of a prankster: thankfully, he uses Nonflict whenever things backfire! He holds a black belt in judo, and he would have one in Peacemaking if it existed.
  • MARISA SAMEK

    Advisory Board, Communications
    Marisa is a recent graduate from McGill University who is fascinated by interpersonal communication both online and off. She has organized workshops on the power of eye contact to connect authentically with others and to feel more comfortable in face to face interactions. Her current work focuses on resolving conflict online and teaching youth how to protect themselves from cyberbullies, trolls, and other nasty online creatures.
  • DOMINIQUE DUMORNAY

    Advisory Board, Nonflict Coach
    Marie Dominique Dumornay has a degree in Communications and works at Concordia University. As a Certified Nonflict Coach, Dominique specializes in working with families, couples, and faith-based organizations.
  • JONATHAN HECHT

    Advisory Board, Communications, Nonflict Coach
    Jonathan is a Certified Nonflict Coach currently based in New York City. He helped edit our book “Nonflict: the art of everyday peacemaking” and specializes in working with businesses and community groups.
  • LESLEY-ANNE BROWN

    Advisory Board, Nonflict Coach
    Lesley-Anne coaches businesses in Toronto to resolve conflict in a way that nurtures respectful relationships amongst and between employers and employees.
  • ROD PERRY

    Director
    Rod has over 30 years of experience in the consulting and corporate business world and has experienced conflict first- hand both at work and in his own life. Rod also leads a spiritual formation group and a divorce support group and realizes conflict is often behind many relationship issues.
  • STANLEY DUMORNAY

    Advisory Board, Nonflict Coach
    Stanley is a Minister and relationship coach who recently received his MBA from HEC Montréal. He specializes in teaching Nonflict to businesses, families, and faith-based organizations.
  • XIMENA VELIZ

    Nonflict Coach
    Ximena has over 17 years of experience in Human Development. She is an Intercultural Coach working with clients all over the globe. Her biggest passion is to help others realize their greatest potential. Before moving to Los Angeles, Ximena was co-owner of Life Motivations Centre, a center for Well-being and Personal Development based in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to working in the field of Human Development, Ximena worked with Multinational Companies with Geneva Headquarters and in Private Banking. Born in Santiago, Chile, Ximena has lived and studied in Chile, the U.S. and Switzerland. She is certified as a Life Coach and HYL Coach. She is fluent in Spanish, English and French.
  • TAMISHA HARRIS

    Advisory Board, Communications
  • ANNE BELLIVEAU

    Advisory Board
    Anne has over 20 years of executive-level experience in communications, marketing, and fundraising within the arts, education, technology, and economic development sectors both in Canada and internationally. Anne currently develops marketing communication strategies for TELUS’ consumer markets in Quebec, Ontario, and Atlantic Canada. She is also the author of the best-selling trilogy La grande mascarade.
  • DECLAN WINSTON RAMSARAN

    Advisory Board
    Declan's life purpose is to move humanity forward in meaningful ways. As a 15 year+ veteran of the Canadian wealth management sector, Declan was formerly the Director of Private Wealth Planning at BMO Private Banking and currently the Managing Director of PANGEA Private Family Offices, a private firm that helps global families flourish for generations.
  • SOLMAZ MEGHDADI

    Advisory Board, Communications
    Solmaz is an experienced Sales and Marketing professional in the media industry who believes in initiating positive change in hopes of creating a ripple effect of positivity throughout the world.
  • VINCENT VALERI

    Advisory Board, Nonflict Coach
    Vincent BA, MBM is a family business advisor. He provides strategic guidance and advice in areas of generational succession, wealth preservation, family dynamics, conflict resolution and relationships. He brings deep knowledge and perspective to global families.
  • JASON AXMITH

    Advisory Board
    Jason Axmith lives in Barcelona and is a business builder in the wine and agronomy sector as co-founder of Cosecha Imports Inc. Prior to this entrepreneurial path, his business acumen and international experience was developed for a decade as CEO of Sharma Leadership International Inc., a global training consultancy based in Canada and Spain respectively. Responsible for absolute market growth he has worked and developed overseas markets in South America, Sub Saharan Africa, the Middle East, East and West Europe and Asia.
  • JON MOYAL

    Advisory Board, Nonflict Coach
    After over 10 years of executive level experience in fundraising and strategic development in the cultural sector, Jon decided to turn his full attention to Pearlstar, a consulting firm specialized in guiding and strengthening organizations at the intersection of business & the arts. His clients include MTL375, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Federation CJA & Greenfield Guitars.
  • PATIENCE SHUTTS

    Nonflict Coach
    As a Marriage Family Therapist and international leadership coach, she assists organizations, families and individuals navigate interpersonal and group dynamics. Focusing on empathy and curiosity, she teaches healthy, transparent and congruent communication skills.