DR. ILZE VAN DER MERWE
B.A. (Psychology); B.A. Hon (Psych); M.A. (Research Psych)(Cum Laude);M.A. (Counseling Psych)(Cum Laude); D.Litt. et Phil (Psychology).
Accredited Divorce and Family Mediator and Facilitator with FAMAC and NABFAM
MR. BILL PARKER
B.Compt (UNISA); SMP (USB); CD/ACDS Accredited Mediator.
CEDR Accredited Commercial Mediator
Bill, holds a B. Compt. Degree from UNISA, and completed the Senior Management Program at Stellenbosch Business School. He has been involved with the financial sector of the economy for many years. His knowledge of financial markets resulted in his appointment as a senior portfolio manager at Southern Life, ABSA and African Life Asset Management companies. In this capacity at Southern Life, he chaired the board of Southern Life Equipment Finance, a joint venture with First National Bank.
As a fund manager, Bill was also responsible for investing in the commercial property market as well as having subsequent exposure to the sectional title and residential property markets. His experience as Fund Manager and consulting in establishing various financial companies grounds him in various aspects of finance and company acts. He has also qualified and practised as Debt Counsellor. In this field Bill became more aware of the importance of negotiations and dispute resolution.
He completed the Commercial Mediation course with Conflict Dynamics and the Africa Centre for Dispute Resolution at the University of Stellenbosch Business School. He holds a CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) accreditation (an international accreditation). Bill is part of the panel of Commercial Mediators for Equillore.
He brings his strong business, financial and commercial skills to mediation and applies this within his philosophy of:
"a mutually beneficial, negotiated settlement is more cost effective and satisfying to all parties concerned."
WE ARE ACCREDITED WITH:
NABFAM; FAMAC & the AFRICAN CENTRE FOR DISPUTE SETTLEMENT and CEDR