Aaron Lyons (MA) is an experienced facilitator, trainer and consultant who supports individuals and communities in working toward peace and justice. Since 2002 he has designed and delivered extensive peacebuilding and restorative justice training and consultation for organizations throughout Canada and Internationally.

Highlights of Aaron’s work include convening and facilitating restorative justice processes in the United States, Canada and New Zealand; delivering seminars and workshops in Bermuda, Brazil, Hong Kong and the Canadian Arctic; leading arts-based dialogue programs among Israeli, Palestinian and Canadian students; and supporting adjudicated young men through conflict and addiction recovery.

Aaron is a Co-Founder and Principal with Just Outcomes, and serves as a facilitator with Fraser Region Community Justice Initiatives’ pioneering victim-offender dialogue program for serious and violent crimes in Canada’s federal correctional system.

Aaron holds a Master’s Degree in Conflict Transformation from the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, Virginia, and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication (including a Certificate in Community Economic Development) from Simon Fraser University. A life-long learner, he has undergone additional frequent and extensive training on trauma, violence, de-escalation and consensus processes. From his many travels, and from his early years as an outdoor leadership instructor, Aaron brings a spirit of adventure and new possibility to all his work. He lives in Fort Langley, BC with his wife and two young boys.