The Consensus Building Institute (CBI) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1993 by leading practitioners and theory builders in the fields of negotiation and dispute resolution. Its experts bring decades of experience brokering agreements and building collaboration in complex, high-stakes environments. They combine internationally recognized expterise with deep situational knowledge, broad multi-sector experience, and core competence in the Mutual Gains Approach. CBI’s Founder, Managing Directors, and many of its Board members are affiliated with the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program.
For nine years Hal Movius led the commercial business practice at CBI, and we continue to work with CBI on a range of projects for clients around the world. Our combined expertise offers clients an unusually broad set of skills and experience for analyzing and tackling complex negotiations.