Dave has 30 years’ experience as a mediator and has been recognised for his services to mediation with an MBE. He has won a number of awards and is one of the most experienced mediators in the country in community, neighbourhood, hate crimes, restorative justice and anti-social behaviour issues.

He currently leads our community mediation team and works on more complex and larger cases involving community groups, commercial premises, church members and faith groups as well as workplace mediation cases, planning and community engagement.

Dave also delivers training in mediation skills and training to organisations on conflict resolution and communication skills.

Dave is one of the original mediators first trained when the organisation was established back in 1986. Over the years he has provided training for Police, Community Wardens, Anti-social behaviour officers, Primary and Secondary school students, Teachers and other Community mediation centres.

He is a regular speaker at national conferences on Anti-social behaviour and conflict resolution.

Dave has a great passion for his work which is reflected in his support for his team who deliver cutting edge projects such as Hate Crimes, Youth Mediation and Anti-social behaviour.