Loretta Raider is principal of The Raider Consulting Group, a global firm focusing on organization development and peacebuilding. She
works with organizations to develop and implement effective strategies focused on their goals and preferred future. In 40 years of consulting
experience, Loretta has provided a wide-range of expertise to all levels within an organization, in both the public and private sectors.
Loretta’s international activities include fifteen years of experience with United Nations staff around the world in Vienna, Geneva, Addis, Nairobi, Kigali, Santiago, Bangkok, and New York delivering programs on Collaborative Negotiations, Global Diversity, Mediation, Team Building, and Ethics. Throughout Europe and the United States, she trained and coached over four hundred AstraZeneca executives in state-of-the-art global leadership development programs. At the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR) Teachers College, Columbia University, Loretta taught over 500 students playing a significant role in preparing them for careers in peace building.
Loretta leads the Sierra Leone project team of Mediators Beyond Borders International, Building Sustainable Peace through Leadership Development and Conflict Transformation. Having worked in thirty countries worldwide, Loretta brings a strong knowledge of group dynamics and organizational behavior that enables transformative change within multicultural environments. Loretta is an emeritus board member of WIL, of Greater Philadelphia, Women Empowering Women Globally.
Areas of Expertise: International Organizational Development Consultant and Peacebuilder; Large Group Process Design, Strategic Planning, Community Building, Capacity Building, Conflict Resolution, Mediation, Collaborative Negotiation, Leadership Development and Team Performance.
Country of Origin: USA
Current Residence: USA