About the CEDR Foundation
Resource for Foundation Activity comes from across CEDR. Specific contacts are:
Director of Training and Consultancy
Direct dial: +44 (0) 20 7536 6089
Susanne Schuler joined CEDR (Center for Effective Dispute Resolution) in 2013. As part of her role, she contributes a combination of strategic input, leadership and delivery across the entire range of CEDR training and consultancy services, with a primary focus on CEDR’s conflict consultancy programmes.
Susanne is an experienced business and intercultural facilitator, conflict mediator and coach. Her legal studies, business experience and her work in diversity combine effectively in her mediation and consultancy role. She speaks 5 languages fluently and has worked in more than 20 different countries. Susanne works with international organisations such as Tesco, KPMG, SAP, BASF, Unilever, Roche, Novartis, Syngenta, IKEA, Unilever, P&G, and institutions such as the UN and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as well as major UK organisations including the BBC and Lloyds Bank.
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.