Communication lies at the heart of Godfrey Spencer’s career.  He read linguistics, philosophy and history at the University of Cambridge and became a senior bilingual interpreter at NATO.  An NLP master practitioner, he also trained with ITIM.  IBM Europe retained him for a period of fifteen years in a six-strong International Effective Communication team.  Since 1997, he has specialised in Nonviolent Communicationsm (NVC).  He was appointed an expert to APM (Association Progrès du Management, Paris) and currently leads seminars for the Commission of the European Communities, the European Central Bank, the European Space Agency….  He was awarded a year-long consultancy contract at the European Investment Bank.  His 18-month programme with Record Bank was nominated for an ING award.  In Senegal, he mediates between rebel leaders as well as members of Government and military chiefs. He is also called upon to coach, mediate and teach mediation and negotiation skills.  In 2004, he was appointed to the Board of Directors to CNVC.