Mediation Plus Management Team
Our central office management team based in Hailsham coordinate the day-to-day operation of our service and support our team of volunteer mediators. They in turn are supported by our Board of Trustees. Our current management team are:
Clive Gross - Service and Development Manager
As Service Manager, Clive is responsible for the day-to-day running of the charity including funding, finance, marketing, IT and procurement. As Development Manager, Clive looks for opportunities for Mediation Plus to improve and enhance our existing services and develop new ones to meet the changing needs of our local community.
Before joining Mediation Plus, Clive ran a Business Coaching and Mentoring project in Hastings for four years, helping to establish new small businesses and working with a variety of local organisations to help them operate sustainably. Clive has a background that includes marketing, branding, public relations and organisational development in both the commercial and third sectors.
Joan Eades - Time 2 Talk and Training Manager
As Time2Talk Service Manager, Joan is responsible for the delivery of our intergenerational mediation service across Eastbourne, Wealden and Lewes, including coordinating casework, supervising mediators and dealing with referring agencies. As Training Manager, Joan organises our accredited training courses and CPD for mediators and the development of our community based programmes.
Prior to joining Mediation Plus, Joan has been an Operations Manager for a training provider, social worker, and Connexions Personal Adviser working intensively with young people experiencing difficulties within their personal and family lives. In 2008 Joan graduated with a BA in Professional Studies in Learning and Development after studying part time at Brighton University. Joan is a great believer in lifelong learning and empowering people through enabling them to recognise their own skills and abilities.
Catherine Lulham - Admin and Casework Coordinator
Catherine joined Mediation Plus at the beginning of 2014 and coordinates all our general administration and specifically coordinates our neighbour dispute cases, liaising with and supporting our mediators, referring agencies and parties. She is also an accredited mediator with our service and has recently completed her PTTLS course to support the delivery of our training programme.