Kimberly Cork is an investigator with ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office. She is also a mediator with ADR Chambers. In her mediation practice, Kimberly has facilitated the resolution of hundreds of disputes and civil litigation cases, mostly in the area of insurance and commercial matters.With a degree in Conflict Resolution Studies, over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 16 years managing litigation for a large Canadian insurer, Kimberly brings a wealth of experience to her role. Management roles throughout her career have also provided her with extensive knowledge in the areas of group conflict, human rights, harassment, workplace disputes, wrongful dismissals and workplace safety and health.
Committed to the development of the practice of law to include effective advocacy in the mediation environment, Kimberly has dedicated significant time as a judge for the International Competition for Mediation Advocacy (ICMA), the Canadian National Mediation Advocacy Competition (CNMAC) and the ABA Representation in Mediation National Competition. In addition to her role and involvement with these competitions, she has also acted as a coach for Mediation Advocacy Skills, a judge for Negotiation Skills for the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba, and guest lecturer for the Faculty of Conflict Resolution Studies at the University of Winnipeg and the LLM in Dispute Resolution at Osgoode Hall Law School.