Robyn Jacobsen is a facilitation and process design specialist with over 10 years’ experience in facilitation, mediation, and collaboration. Robyn’s career has focused on designing processes that value a broad of perspectives and bring together diverse groups to discuss and resolve strategic issues. In undertaking this work, Robyn deals with issues at both the community level and at upper levels of industry, government, and non-government organizations.
Robyn’s approach to process design focuses on identifying the right issues, intentional process, developing a clear roadmap, and ensuring the right individuals are in the room. Her approach to facilitation creates interactions among stakeholders that allows everyone to be heard and focuses on establishing common ground. Robyn is fully conversant with a broad range of facilitation techniques that support these outcomes, including large group processes, informal face-to-face facilitated discussions, one-on-one discussions, presentation of single text proposals, and many others.
Robyn is a graduate of the human geography program at the University of Alberta and has a Masters of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Management from Royal Roads University. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).