Shawn Whelan

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Senior Fellow, Monash University

Shawn Whelan is a Senior Consultant at CMA, where since 2001 he has designed and led over 200 highly interactive skills workshops for the university, corporate and government sectors in negotiation, mediation, conflict management and management skills.

Shawn draws on his background as a lawyer specialising in native title claims, and on his postgraduate studies at the Harvard Program on Negotiation and subsequent work as Assistant Director of the Quinnipiac Centre on Dispute Resolution. He has also consulted to private, government and community sector organisations on their conflict and relationship management challenges.

In addition to his work with CMA, Shawn has an independent consulting practice focusing on mediation, consensus building, and private coaching on communication, conflict management and related skills.