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Zachary Metz


As a partner in the firm, Zachary Metz leads a wide variety of client engagements within our Peace Building and Talent Development practices.

In addition to his extensive work within the private sector, Zachary consults to national and local governments, political leaders, United Nations agencies, and international civil society leaders. He also teaches graduate-level courses at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and at New York University.

Prior to joining Consensus, Zachary was the Director of Education & Training for Columbia University’s Center for International Conflict Resolution where he was responsible for the educational elements of their international and domestic programs and projects.

He began his career with a focus in domestic conflict resolution, working as a mediator, trainer, and program director with the Northwest Institute for Restorative Justice and the Dispute Resolution Center.

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Contact Information

212.391.8100 ext.105

Subject Matter Expertise

Training & Education
Curriculum Design
Dialogue Facilitation


National Dialogue, Timor Leste
Peace Building, The Maldives
Competencies Training, Office of the Quartet Representative
Global Capacity Building, UNICEF
Regional Crisis Prevention & Recovery, UNDP
Leadership Development, City of New York
Communication Training, Federal Reserve Bank
Influencing Skills for Partners, Big-Four Accounting Firm


PhD, The New School
MA, Columbia University
BA, Earlham College




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