Zachary Metz is a partner in the firm, Consensus, and leads a wide variety of client engagements within its Peacebuilding 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 the Center for Global Affairs at New York University’s School of Professional Studies.
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 its 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.