Hendrik works as a Commercial Mediator in the indicated fields. He is also takes on assignments in organisational, and social and community dispute resolution.
Hendrik is based in Cape Town, South Africa, but works in South Africa, Africa and Europe. He is also experienced in online mediation.
Hendrik qualified as a mediator in 2007 and is accredited as a Commercial Mediator by CEDR in the United Kingdom and DiSAC in South Africa.
Hendrik is a qualified lawyer, and practised as a barrister at the Cape Town Bar from 1992 to 1998. Hendrik obtained his LLB in 1986 (Stellenbosch) and holds LLM degrees from Cambridge University (1990) and the University of Stellenbosch (1991). He left the Bar to pursue a career in dispute resolution.
Hendrik is a lead trainer with Conflict Dynamics on their CEDR award winning Commercial Mediation Training Programme and has trained, mentored and assessed numerous mediators.
He currently serves as the Chair of South Africa’s Dispute Settlement Accreditation Council [“DiSAC”], a body that regulates accreditation and practice standards for the mediation industry in South Africa. He is also a member of the ADR Advisory Committee of the South African Law Reform Commission