Greg has been a practising mediator in Australia since 1991. He has mediated more than 1,500 disputes in a diverse range of conflicts including multi-party disputes involving government institutions, commercial and industrial disputes, agricultural disputes, franchise disputes, matrimonial disputes and disputes involving conflict in the workplace.
Greg is a Director of the Mediator Standards Board that regulates the Australian National Mediation Accreditation Scheme. For the last eleven years he has mediated over 200 face-to-face mediations between religious leaders and individual victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic, Anglican and Protestants religions in Australia as well as abuse within the Australian Defence Forces.
He has lectured in mediation, dispute system design and project Alliancing in a number of Australian universities, including the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University. Greg has conducted dispute resolution training for a number of public and private Australian institutions. He has published papers on a number of mediation based topics in a number of national and international journals copies of which can be downloaded from his web site.
Margaret is a barrister and mediator in Australia, where she has been a legal practitioner for 32 years and a mediator for 27 years. She has mediated in excess of 1,000 disputes since 1990. She specialises in Family Law, Mediation and Dispute Management in a wide area of disputes.
Margaret is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and a Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner. She is a member of the National board of AIFLAM (Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators) and is a member of several Mediation panels, including the Advanced Panel of LEADR Mediators, the Office of the Mediation Adviser, the Law Society and Supreme Court of South Australia Panels, Flinders University and the Catholic and Anglican Churches and the Australian Defence Force.
She has conducted dispute resolution and mediation courses for several Universities and has co-designed and facilitated dispute resolution courses for government and non-government organisations in Australia. Margaret has presented at a number of conferences in relation to mediation and the law, and has published several papers on this area.
Barbara Wilson PhD has been a family mediator since 1990, and is an independent practitioner and consultant. She has mediated more than 1,900 conflicts. Barbara is based in Portsmouth, Hampshire in the UK. Barbara is Accredited by the Family Mediation Council (FMCA), qualified to provide legally aided mediation on behalf of the Legal Aid Agency, and has extensive experience of mediating complex family and other disputes.
Her earlier careers were with the Lord Chancellor’s Department, and as a qualified social worker in a therapeutic family unit. She also led an Independent Adoption Support Agency.
She has lectured on various Postgraduate Conflict Resolution and Mediation Studies courses run jointly by the Institute of Family Therapy with the University of London, and has lectured on gender, critical theory and mediation at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Barbara runs advanced conflict resolution training workshops and is especially interested in ethical issues; she writes on mediation practice and is published in the UK and internationally. www.questmediation.co.uk