Katalyst Resolutions
Experts in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)


Experience. Skills. Success.

About us

Principal consultant

Paul D. Godin

As the owner and principal of Katalyst Resolutions, with expertise in mediation, negotiation, ombuds and workplace investigations, conflict management systems design, workplace restoration and workplace/conflict coaching, Paul is one of the most experienced professional negotiation and dispute resolution trainers in the world and a highly experienced ADR practitioner.

Based in Victoria, but operating across Canada and internationally, Paul is a lawyer, mediator, trainer, conflict coach, and investigator.

Paul has designed and led more than 400 courses on negotiation, dispute resolution, and conflict management system design worldwide.

Paul is a roster mediator with the Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program–Toronto, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Lausanne), the Ontario Energy Board, the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada, A.A.N.D.C. (Aboriginal Issues), ICOM/WIPO, the Trinidad & Tobago Mediation Board, the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement DR Board, the Civil Roster of Mediate BC.

Paul is designated a Chartered Mediator by the ADR Institute of Canada and has been mediating since 2001.

From 2009 to 2017, Paul acted as a banking ombuds investigator with the ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office.