David Hatfield is a specialist in facilitation and leadership. His long-standing areas of focus are masculinity, conflict transformation and rites of passage. David also teaches group facilitation and instructs improvisational a cappella singing internationally. He is propelled by the urgency of 21st century challenges and the pervasive need for transformative change for which they are calling. He draws deep inspiration both from nature and from the feedback and response patterns of those to whom he has been in service. David is developing new programming that directly responds to Vancouver’s issue of social isolation, due to launch in January 2016. David's program design and delivery have been contracted across Canada and internationally since 1997. He lives in Vancouver, Canada where he has been a cycle commuter since 1992.
The well-known verse from the Talmud echoes the ethos of his work:
Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief.
Do justly now. Love mercy now. Walk humbly now.
You are not obliged to complete the work
but neither are you free to abandon it.