Stevenson is the Principal of Eque LLC. As a coach, consultant and trainer, he has helped organizations and individuals function more through improved communication, relationship building and problem solving. Stevenson has extensive experience designing and conducting training programs in essential leadership skills including the areas of influence, difficult conversations, negotiation and giving feedback. He is particularly interested in understanding the neuroscience behind communication challenges.
Stevenson’s work for private clients focuses on strategic relationship management. He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 corporations in the US and abroad, such as Capital One, Merck, Pfizer, Tufts Health Plan, Goldman Sachs, The Cambridge Group, IBM, PWC, The MathWorks, Millennium Pharmaceuticals and Deutsche Bank to name a few .
In the public sector, he has worked with a range of clients including the White House (senior appointees) and the Pentagon. He has also discussed negotiation and difficult conversations at UNAIDS in Geneva. For the past five years, he has been working with the Department of Health of Western Australia focusing on improving leadership skills. Closer to home, he has been part of Hartford CT Hospital’s leadership program.
Stevenson is an associate professor at Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation (PON) where he teaches Mediation and Conflict Resolution. Stevenson has also served as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown School of Law.
He co-founded the ISAAC magnet school in New London and served as the director of Education for the Program for Young Negotiators where he developed and taught programs for the Departments of Education in Argentina and Israel.
Prior to working in conflict resolution, Stevenson was associate professor and chair of the Theater Department at Connecticut College. There has been an outstanding teacher of the year by the Student Government Association and founded the Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy, a multidisciplinary academic center that advances service learning, research and community collaboration.