Michelle Costello & Han Hendriks
Country of Residence: Ireland
Primary Language: English
Other Languages: -
I have worked with the public for over 30 years in roles as a manager, (marketing, general & operations) for various Irish companies, a team builder for the corporate sector, a teacher for young students with the ethos of self-development and finding your voice, a professional actor for television film and theatre and a radio presenter, discussing many topics and issues most countries deal with every day.
I have been awarded three mediation qualifications
- Accredited Mediator Training - 2022, the Mediation Institute of Ireland (MII)
- Separating Couples - 2022, the Mediation Institute of Ireland (MII)
European Mediation Training - 2022, International Mediation Institute (IMI) 2022.
- Most recently, I have been awarded a certificate in Conflict Management Coaching (Cinergy Model) 2023
- I also hold a degree in Fine Art, Sculpture and a Post Graduate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise.
- I am presently involved in two Mediation Community Groups providing voluntary mediation service to help to those in need.
With my three qualifications in mediation, along with my training in conflict management coaching and my extensive years of dealing with the public, I hope to help you in your time of need for change. As the saying goes; ‘A problem shared, is a problem halved’.
Through mediation and my experience, I want to ease your part of the problem and help you to find resolve by taking you from feeling stuck and at stalemate, to open dialogue and the possibility of a positive future.
Country of Residence: The Netherlands
Primary Language: Dutch
Other Languages: English, Spanish
Field of Mediation: Commercial
During the past 23 years working as a social entrepreneur I built up (together with my business partners) a collective of 22 companies with a common denominator: Powered by Meaning Group. We believe that the world cannot live without entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship for coming up with solutions for tomorrow's problems. Furthermore I am appointed growth mentor at "NL Groeit" for scale ups in The Netherlands.
By working in this entrepreneurial environment, I learned the importance of mediation. The importance of understanding the multi-stakeholder beliefs, specific and common needs and interests. I have a wide experience with intra- and interorganizational collaborations (start-ups, scale ups and corporates and governmental organizations)
I’m a father of three children (10, 12 and 16 years old) and I am married to Sarah. Sarah runs a beautiful business called De Groeistudio to make sure that young professionals are capable to deal with stress and burn out challenges.
During my career as an entrepreneur in many situations I worked as a dealmaker or mediator (though I didn't know at that time that I was actually performing a mediation process. In the past 23 year years I had to experience 2 lawsuits and in both cases it was a very disappointing process and with disappointing results for all parties involved. Therefore I was looking for alternative ways to resolve disputes.
I will be able to help clients the best in commercial mediations. Conflicts between start ups, scale ups, corporates and/or governments. Also conflicts between private equity and ventures. Or in conflicts between shareholders. In a wide variety of sectors.
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