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Danny McFadden has been a Director of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) since 2004 and is the Managing Director of CEDR Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong. with a particular expertise in cross-cultural and multinational disputes. He is the current Regional Mediator for the World Bank and United Nations in Asia.
Danny speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently having studied in Taiwan for 3 years at the National Taiwan Normal University (國立臺灣師範大學) in the early 1980s. A regular mediator in mainland China Danny mediated a case involving a family business conglomerate with parties from Taiwan and the USA, using both English and Mandarin.
Danny is dually qualified lawyer in both Australia and the UK and has been involved in ADR, negotiation, mediation and international business for over 20 years. Before moving to Hong Kong Danny worked as a mediator and consultant as a Director at CEDR’s Headquarters in London.
During has career Danny has worked as specialist adviser and later Interim Director of Mediation at United Nations in New York. His worked included mediating for the UN and also assisting in the development of a new Mediation Division. His report on the design of an integrated conflict resolution system formed part of the terms of reference for mediation in the new internal UN Justice System. He has help develop mediation processes in many legislatures including Azerbaijan, China, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Taiwan and Vietnam. He is currently the Lead Assessor for the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and the Hong Kong Law Society to train mediator Assessors in mediation accreditation for their respective mediator panels including supervising the assessment days.
Updated: March 2019