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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Subject Matter Expertise
Training & Education
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