Utilizing the full spectrum of his career, Andrew combines his diverse background as a commercial pilot, minister, and professional mediator to help people look beyond their differences and function together with unprecedented efficiency. Whether it’s helping teams navigate change, or tactfully dealing with the ‘Elephant in the Room,’ Andrew helps organizations break through roadblocks that are holding them back from firing on all cylinders. Now as a Synergy Specialist, he inspires organizations to create high performing work teams. “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers who can cut through the argument, debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.” - Colin Powel Inspired by this quote, he founded Conflict Solutions Consultants. Supporting the under served (those experiencing economic, cultural and linguistic barriers), he is also a sought-after trainer and innovative subject matter expert in delivery of solution-based services addressing diversity and race relations. His restorative justice lens and bridge-building framework have been used to train school resource officers, community justice partners, school administration staff, and non-profit organizations. Andrew has been married for 27 years to this wife Suzette, is father to two adult children and is ‘papa’ to his 10-year-old grandson. They all live near Toronto, Ontario, Canada.