Ivan Ormachea is specialized in conflict prevention and conflict transformation, and mediation in social and environmental issues related to extractive industries, family, commercial, workplace and labor disputes. He is a mediator for the Office of Mediation and Facilitation Services (MEF) of the World Bank and for the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman, an independent accountability mechanism of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank.
Mr. Ormachea is a senior fellow of the Weinstein International Foundation and served as the Technical Secretary of the Office of Mediation (Conciliación) of the Ministry of Justice, and was in charge of implementing the national mandatory mediation system in 2001.
He is the President of the Peruvian NGO ProDiálogo (ProDiálogo, Prevención y Resolución de Conflictos) www.prodialogo.org and his focus is on teaching, training, research and consultancy on the analysis of social and environmental conflict, conflict prevention, conflict transformation, consensus building mechanisms, gender and dialogue processes. Ormachea is also a part time professor of the Catholic University of Peru and has a Master´s degree in Gender Studies from the Catholic University of Perú and an Masters of Arts in International Relations with a concentration in Conflict Resolution from Syracuse University, NY, USA. Ormachea has written books and articles related to conflict resolution and gender.