James Judge BA, LLB (Grad), Acc.M.NMAS. AIMM
James has a deep understanding of workplace and organisational dynamics having over 25 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:
- understand, manage and resolve conflict,
- navigate complex change, and
- improve personal and group performance.
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) and has held senior positions in the labour movement.
He is an experienced educator having designed and delivered workplace and vocational training solutions on a range of human resources related topics. He has a particular interest in emergent and topical issues impacting upon the workplace. 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 the Resolution Institute, a member of the International Association of Facilitators (IAF), a professional member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI) and a professional member of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).