The CEDR Foundation has identified four topics as potential project areas. All the current projects being run by the CEDR Foundation fall under one of these four topics:
The CEDR Foundation Team
Andy is responsible for the projects and activities of the Foundation. One of CEDR's most senior trainers, he has delivered mediation and conflict management training around the world, and has worked on capacity building programmes with international agencies including the Council of Europe, the International Finance Corporation and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
His development work at CEDR has involved the production of a number of CEDR publications including its ADR Guide for Public Authorities, ADR Guide for Local Authorities in Public Private Partnerships and Dispute Resolution Procedure for PFI and Long Term Contracts. As a mediator Andy has a strong background in multi-party/multi-person conflicts, particularly in contentious public sector and corporate settings. His key areas of litigation related mediation practice cover public authority contracts, professional negligence and construction disputes. Andy holds a Doctorate of Professional Studies in Commercial Mediation Development.
At CEDR Andy is responsible for CEDR's communications, campaigns and public relations functions. He is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and has experience of mediation in contract, employment, property and probate disputes, with cases ranging from disputes between private individual parties through to large multinational organisations.
Frederick joined the CEDR Foundation in September 2012. As research manager, Frederick is in charge of the development of all of the Foundation’s projects and activities, both carrying out his own research as well as supporting other staff members in their specific Foundation-based projects.
In March 2013, he organised the CEDR Foundation’s Inquiry into Inquiries Symposium which generated high-level discussion, significant press coverage and governmental interest. Frederick is also the primary point of contact for all of CEDR’s Foundation training bursaries and ADR internships.