About Us

James Judge BA, LLB (Grad), Acc.M.LEADR
James Judge

James has a deep understanding of workplace and organisational dynamics having over 20 years of experience in senior roles across the public, private and not for profit sectors. He has a particular interest in helping organisations and individuals:

  • deepen insight and understanding,
  • improve personal and group performance, and
  • to manage and resolve conflict.

James is an accomplished, nationally accredited mediator and facilitator whose special areas of practice include: workplace & employment matters, industrial relations, intellectual property, insurance, environmental matters, media and the arts, contracts disputes, commercial and indigenous affairs.

He was formerly a multiple award winning principal consultant, selling and delivering talent management related services including career management, outplacement, coaching and mentoring services to businesses. He also worked as a consultant and later marketing director at the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney, a multi-disciplinary organisation monitoring and analysing the changing nature of work.

James has experience in brokering complex multi-party deals, stakeholder management, high level advocacy and dispute resolution (including negotiating industrial agreements across sectors of the Australian economy).

He is an experienced educator having designed and delivered workplace and vocational training solutions on a range of human resources related topics. James has also guest lectured at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), UNSW as well as writing and delivering the journalism and advertising law syllabus for Macleay College.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts (ANU) and Grad LLB (UNSW) qualifications, is a nationally accredited mediator under the National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS), is registered under the Mediation Act 1997 (ACT), is a professional member of LEADR Association of Dispute Resolvers, a member of the International Association of Facilitators (IAF), a professional member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI) and sits on the panel for resolving disputes under the Motor Vehicle Repairer’s Code of Conduct.

Contact details

James Judge
Mob:  0434 265 459
Email: james@p-e-p.com.au


AssociateJane Schwager

Jane Schwager AO

Jane has worked for over 20 years leading both government departments and national nonprofit organizations.

For the last 10 years she has worked with corporate, government and nonprofit clients both as a board director and consultant primarily in the areas of workplace mediation, strategy, governance and philanthropy.

She is a nationally accredited mediator – Acc.M.LEADR, is a non-judicial member of the NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal and is registered as a pre-qualified consultant with the NSW Government.

Jane has sat on a number of Nonprofit and Government Boards, including the Taxation Board of Australia, the ATSIC Health Practitioner Regulation BoardThe Benevolent Society, Social Ventures Australia, Nonprofit Australia, The Sydney Foundation for Medical Research and Campbell Page Limited.

Jane holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Diploma in Education (Dip Ed) from UNSW.  She also holds post-graduate qualifications in Counseling and in Town and Country Planning. In 2009 Jane was awarded an Order of Australia (AO) for her services to nonprofits and government and was a recipient of a 2003 Centenary Medal for Services to Australian Society in Business Leadership. She is a member of Chief Executive Women and was also a recipient of the Harvard Club of Australia Non-Profit Fellowship in 2001.