Our Faculty

Our Academic Director

SIDRA is led by its distinguished Academic Director, Professor NADJA ALEXANDER (BA/LLB (Qld), Dip Internat (Vienna), LLM, D.Jur. (Tübingen)).

A prominent mediator, educator, consultant and writer, Nadja is an internationally recognised thought leader and a recognised name in the field of negotiation and dispute resolution and brings with her a rich and diverse set of knowledge, expertise and experiences.

Nadja is an experienced conflict resolution professional with a cross-cultural and international practice. She sits on the international mediation panels of Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia and is listed in the International Who’s Who of Commercial Mediation. Nadja practises in the English and German languages.


Our Faculty

SIDRA sits at the cross-roads of the culture, theory, practice and policy of negotiation and dispute resolution. The distinguished members of our world-class faculty are drawn from a myriad of different nations, cultures, industries, fields and disciplines. Participants can look forward to learning deeply and broadly by tapping into our faculty’s wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise.

SIDRA’s training faculty has worked with clients from all over the world, including Australia, Bahrain, Austria, Germany, Vietnam, Hungary, France, Italy, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Philippines, Dubai, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Vanuatu, United Kingdom, United States, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Latvia, Slovenia, Russia, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong, Fiji, China, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon and South Africa.

Nadja Alexander
Academic Director
Mr George Lim SC
Mediator and Chairman, Singapore International Mediation Centre
Joel Lee
Associate Professor
Professor Michelle Lebaron
Professor of Law, The University of British Columbia
Lum Kit-Wye
Associate Professor
Michael McIlwrath
Chief Litigation Counsel
IU Ting Kwok
Mediator and Adjunct Associate Professor
Samantha Hardy
Associate Professor and Conflict Specialist Practitioner
Aloysius Goh
Mediator and Deputy CEO