Greg Rooney

The Profound Apology

Greg Rooney has been a practising mediator in Australia since 1991. He has mediated more than 1,500 disputes in a diverse range of conflicts including multi-party disputes involving government institutions, commercial and industrial disputes, agricultural disputes, franchise disputes, matrimonial disputes and disputes involving conflict in the workplace.

Greg is a Director of the Mediator Standards Board that regulates the Australian National Mediation Accreditation Scheme.

For the last eleven years he has mediated over 200 face-to-face mediations between religious leaders and individual victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic, Anglican and Protestants religions in Australia as well as abuse within the Australian Defence Forces and is currently developing a program for the South Australian Government for dealing with claims of abuse within the South Australian Police Force.

Greg has lectured in mediation, dispute system design and project Alliancing in a number of Australian universities, including the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University.

Greg has conducted dispute resolution training for a number of public and private Australian institutions as well as in North America, Europe and Scandinavia. He has published papers on a number of mediation based topics in a number of national and international journals copies of which can be downloaded from his web site.

Greg together with colleagues Margaret Ross and Barbara Wilson run, annually, a Mediation Retreat in Tuscany, Italy