Graham Boyack, Director
Graham is responsible for developing the Network’s strategic direction and delivering its plans. He is accountable to the Board and manages the Network staff team.
Prior to joining the Network Graham has worked in a number of third sector organisations. Having no experience in mediation prior to joining the Network, he has now successfully undertaken training in mediation.
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Clare Jackson, Project Coordinator
Clare’s work is focused on handling calls, referrals and case management for the Scottish Mediation Helpline and the North Lanarkshire Small Claims Mediation Service. She is responsible for ensuring that there are accurate records of mediation outcomes and assisting in the research, evaluation and reporting of projects. Clare is also responsible for managing the Network’s membership records and plays a key role in organising the Network’s annual conference’s.
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Kathryn Hilditch, Project Officer – Policy and Development
Kathryn’s role involves widening knowledge about mediation in a variety of different sectors, developing and delivering mediation projects, and supporting the preparation of responses to relevant policy consultations. Kathryn joined the Network in 2013, coming from a background of planning and community training. She has completed initial mediation training and previously volunteered for a community mediation service.
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May Millward, Project Officer
May’s main focus is on the promotion and development of mediation in the third sector across Scotland. May has a background in HR and workplace mediation and is a volunteer for Diabetes Scotland.
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Roxan Nazifishirayi, Peer Mediation Coordinator
Roxan is leading a project, funded by the Big Lottery, to set up a Peer Mediation Network for young mediators across Scotland. Peer Mediation schemes in Scotland allow young people to deal with disputes and conflict in a range of settings. Peer mediation gives young people the skills of how to have difficult conversations and in schools this has helped to tackle issues such as bullying. Roxan has a background in Psychology and volunteers for the Serentity Cafe in Edinburgh.
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Amanda Rigby-Greenhaugh, Mediation Practice and Training
Amanda’s role is to support the advancement of mediation across Scotland by developing schemes which uphold mediation practice standards and by developing and commissioning training and CPD which supports excellence in the practice of mediation. Amanda joined the Network in 2016 and has a background in training, education and project management with experience in public, private and third sector organisations. Trained in community,peer, workplace and family mediation, Amanda is currently a volunteer family mediator with Family Mediation Central Scotland where she is also involved in the development and delivery of parenting apart courses.
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