Ben Drory is the Compliance Officer with the ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office (ADRBO), who oversees that ADRBO meets its regulatory obligations, and that its investigations are completed in accordance with internal policy. Ben was formerly an Investigator with the ADRBO, and as such is familiar with the investigation process. Ben also works as an arbitrator respecting statutory accident benefits cases, and formerly worked as a mediator and settlement officer in that field. Several years ago, Ben administered the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada’s arbitration program, and the City of Brampton’s Office of the Integrity Commissioner.
Ben earned J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Toronto, and a B.A.(Hons.) in Applied Economics from Queen’s University. He has also completed the Certificates in Dispute Resolution and Advanced Dispute Resolution at York University, and works as a mediation/negotiation coach in that program. Ben is designated as a Qualified Mediator (Q.Med.) and Qualified Arbitrator (Q.Arb.) by the ADR Institute of Ontario, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2004.