Nadja Alexander is Director of the International Institute of Conflict Engagement and Resolution (IICER) and Professor of Conflict Resolution and Law at Hong Kong Shue Yan University. An accredited mediator in Hong Kong (HKIAC) and Australia, (LEADR) she has extensive experience as a practitioner and consultant in Australia, Asia and Europe. She is currently leading a commercial mediation practice project in the Pacific region for the International Finance Corporation.
Professor Alexander's areas of practice extend to mediating workplace, intergovernmental, business and cross-cultural disputes. Her mediation approach is tailored to both the disputants and the nature of the dispute. Comfortable with facilitating two-party and multi-party disputes with large numbers of people, Nadja employs a variety of interventions, depending on context.
Professor Alexander is actively engaged in mediation policy and current appointments include the Hong Kong Mediation Taskforce, the Australian National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council (NADRAC), the Standards Commission of the International Mediation Institute and the International Legal Affairs Committee of Experts of CIAPMC (China).
Professor Alexander is both a multi-award winning writer (2007, 2011, New York) and trainer (1994, 1995, 1996 Queensland and 1997 Australia). She has been named one of Australia's top five law academics by Business Woman Magazine. Her books on negotiation and mediation are published internationally, and her work has appeared in the English, German, Russian and Chinese languages. She is editor of the international book series, Global Trends in Dispute Resolution and the Kluwer Mediation Blog.