Marjorie chose to move
to Scotland in 1996 after work in Australia,
Singapore, New Zealand and the United States.
She has since worked with businesses
throughout the UK and run a number of management
programmes in Europe.
With more than 35 years
in the business world, Marjorie has considerable
experience with both large and small companies.
As well as having run her own business, she
worked with Mobil Oil Australia for 13 years
in areas such as franchising, marketing, business
planning, real estate and product pricing.
A few years after moving to Edinburgh, Marjorie
was appointed Director of Company Growth for
Lothian & Edinburgh Enterprise Limited.
In this role she managed a large team who
worked with small to medium sized businesses
(SMEs) in Lothian. Marjorie then became General
Manager (based in Scotland) of an international
company which brought world-class expertise
Marjorie has run a Court
commercial mediation service, and set up and managed the mediation service for complaints about Scottish lawyers. She has undertaken over 300 mediations and is a past Board member
of the Scottish Mediation Network.
Marjorie was appointed Honorary Lecturer at
the University of Dundee School of Law. In
the same year she was nominated for the Law
Awards' "Mediator of the Year".
Marjorie is the author of "Mediation - A Practical Guide for Lawyers". This comprehensive handbook provides lots of useful tips, helpful checklists and tools to prepare for mediation. Marjorie is currently studying for her arbitration qualification and for interest, recently completed a course in psychology.