Dr. Francis Mpindu is a specially trained Dispute and Conflict Resolution and Conflict Management Systems practitioner. His academic journey includes Communications, Education, Theology, Religious Studies, Multiculturalism, Counselling, Conflict & Dispute Resolution, and Life Coaching. He is a graduate of Harare Theological College (Harare, Zimbabwe), Daystar University College (Nairobi, Kenya), Prairie Bible College (Three Hills, Alberta), Trinity Western University (Langley, British Columbia), University of Ottawa & St. Paul University (Ottawa, Ontario), York University (Toronto, Ontario), and University of Pretoria, South Africa where he earned a PhD in Philosophy (Systematic Theology) & Ethics.
Dr. Mpindu has had numerous opportunities to work with and train different people in various contexts and other parts of the world including the Philippines, Jamaica, South Africa, India, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Canada’s Aboriginal people in Alberta, northern Saskatchewan, and northern Ontario.
He has a wealth of experience, drawing on his over 20 years of working in senior leadership and management positions in different organizations, including not-for-profit organizations.
Among his other involvements in the community, Dr. Mpindu serves on various Boards of organizations including the Zimbabwe-Canada Community Support Association, and is a Chaplain with York Regional Police. In his ‘spare time’ he loves to play and/or watch soccer (football – the beautiful game) and listening to ‘new country’ music. He also takes delight in learning about different cultures and their languages, and eating different foods. ... He says, “Eating is natural, what you eat is cultural.”