Barbara McCulloch

Barbara has been a practising Mediator for more than 20 years and has worked in a number of different environments to provide Assisted Dispute Resolution processes. Her areas of expertise include resolving workplace conflict, family mediation, commercial and education disputes. Barbara trained initially in victim-offender mediation, was a Disputes Tribunal Referee for 11 years and has most recently provided conflict resolution processes to the University of Auckland since 2005. She was a practitioner member of the Family Court Pilot Mediation programme, has operated a private practice and has consulted with employing organisations, and with schools and families to deal with conflict and bullying.

Barbara is accredited to practice as a Mediator by AMINZ (Mediation Panel) and LEADR (Senior Panel Member). She is also a Member of the International Ombudsmen’s Association.

In 2009 Barbara began a coaching practice and currently provides coaching in conflict resolution skills and “boss whispering” or coaching abrasive executives in more effective interactions.