Suzanne is a qualified workplace Mediator with over 15 years’ mediation experience who brings a very practical approach to mediation based on her experiences working as a Human Resources Director and Consultant in large and small organisations, in the private, public and third sectors. Recent mediation assignments have been within the higher educational sector and within national charities. Suzanne also has significant experience in the housing sector having been a Board member of a local housing association for 5 years.
Mediation for Suzanne is an important process to allow individuals to communicate with each other openly and honestly, with respect and dignity, to reach a mutually acceptable resolution whilst maintaining self-esteem. Suzanne really values the opportunity to create a safe space for parties to have difficult conversations to achieve a meaningful resolution whether it is face to face or via on-line meetings.
Additionally, Suzanne also offers substantial experience of implementing policies, advising on complex employee relation issues, investigations, and leadership development. Suzanne has delivered the One Day Core Mediation Skills programme for TCM as well as acted as an Assessor on the ONC National Certificate in Workplace Mediation course.
A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development [FCIPD], CMC Registered Mediator and a Member of the Institute of Interim Managers.
Suzanne has been a TCM Consultant since 2013 and is a Community Mediator in North Devon, where she has lived for the past 12 years.
When not in work, Suzanne can be found tending to her apple orchard from which she plans to produce cider, cycling, walking, or running.