We work with governments, non-profits, communities, financial institutions and companies to navigate social, environmental, and natural resource issues. Through facilitating and engaging thoroughly and constructively, our approach improves relationships and builds trust. We help parties collaboratively solve problems and build consensus on tough issues.
We offer professional third party neutral services including mediation, facilitation, stakeholder engagement, grievance mechanism design, capacity building training, research, participatory evaluation, and multi-party negotiation support. Specializing in sustainable development and collaborative problem solving for company-community issues, we work with parties to build consensus and navigate disputes constructively. To meet the needs of our clients at home and abroad, we partner with top dispute resolution experts and organizations from several global regions.
Sarah Daitch is a mediator, facilitator, trainer and researcher, specializing in public dispute resolution, social, environmental and natural resource issues.
Raised in Inuit, Dene and Metis communities in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, Sarah has six years professional experience in mediation and consensus building in Canada, the US and Europe. She has also supported dispute resolution initiatives in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Sarah works with governments, non-profits and companies on collaborative problem solving for public policy and natural resource challenges. Sarah has served as a consultant to US organizations The Consensus Building Institute and RESOLVE. Previously, Sarah worked as Program Manager for ACCESS Facility in The Hague, the Netherlands. ACCESS Facility assists companies, communities and governments in finding better ways of working together to prevent and resolve conflict.
Sarah holds a BA in International Relations and an MA in Dispute Resolution, and is a qualified mediator with the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada. She has helped parties to build consensus on a range of issues including health, education and natural resources, as well as handling dispute resolution cases for small businesses and for sport organizations. A former Canadian national team cross country skier, Sarah loves sport and adventure in the outdoors. In 2010, she founded a leadership development program for young NWT women together with Fast and Female Supporting Women in Sport. In 2013-2014, Sarah was an Action Canada Fellow. In 2013, Sarah was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal, and in 2016 she was inducted into the NWT Sport Hall of Fame.