Otago Consulting personnel have supported many multi-stakeholder initiatives over the years, that have involved stakeholders from communities, NGOs, governments and industry. There initiatives have been formed to address public safety, environmental protection and community development.
One of the key elements for success is effective facilitation which provides:
Neutral and impartial perspective that is focused on process, not pre-determined outcomes
Efficient and effective administration, keeping meetings and the group on track
Conflict resolution to ensure interpersonal challenges can be addressed appropriately and not distract from the greater cause