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PO Box 7803
Houston, TX 77270
832 817 2178
Description of Practice
Experienced negotiator with 30 years experience in the Oil & Gas industry. Mediator and trainer with over 200 hours of mediation and a past President of the Houston chapter of ACR.
Technical Consultant: Cameron / OneSubsea, Houston, TX (2001 - 2016). Implementing a tailored project management system for subsea oil & gas projects across operational locations worldwide. Contracts Manager: Cameron, Houston, TX (2001 - 2008). Negotiated and executed international contracts on high profile offshore projects. Project Manager: United Pipelines, UK,USA & Singapore (1994 - 2001). Instrumental in the highly successful introduction of new technology into the corrosion resistant alloy line pipe market. Conducted commercial negotiations including contract disputes and liquidated damage claims.
Mediated a wide range of family, community, commercial, consumer, employment and property cases. Over 300 hours of continuing education including facilitative and transformative mediation approaches. Provided basic and advanced mediation training as well as presented papers at TAM and ACR National conferences. . Extensive experience in commercial negotiations during a 30-year career in the oil & gas business. Negotiated, executed and resolved disputes on supply contracts in excess of US$ 100 million.
B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering: Bristol University, UK 1980 - 83
|July 2011||DRC, Harris County||TDFPS Child Protection Services|
|Nov 2010||Harvard Law School, MA||Program on Negotiation|
|Feb 2009||Institute for Sustainable Peace, TX||Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry|
|Oct 2007||DRC, Montogomery TX||Family Mediation Training|
|Aug 2007||ISCT - Joseph Folger||The Transformative Framework|
|Mat 2006||Worklife Institute, Houston TX||Advanced Transformative Mediation|
|Sept 2005||Worklife Institute, Houston TX||Workplace Transformative Mediation|
|Sept 2004||CDR Associates - Bernie Mayer||Advanced Mediation Clinic|
|May 2001||DRC, Harris County||Basic 40 hours Mediation Training|
To enable both people and businesses to resolve their disputes where cost effectiveness and preserving valued relationships are priorities.
Provided on Request
Areas of Practice
- Divorce (all issues)
- Divorce (parenting)
- Landlord - Tenant
- Marital Mediation
- Mediation Trainer