Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022

Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, USA

Speaker information

Jody Sin


Biography of Ms Jody Sin Jody was a dispute resolution lawyer for almost 20 years before she started a full-time mediation practice in October 2011. Her mediation expertise spans a broad spectrum of commercial fields, including employment, discrimination and workplace issues, shareholders and partnership disputes, professional indemnity claims, defamation, intellectual property, and probate disputes. Jody received her mediation accreditation from distinguished local and international institutions, including the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited and International Mediation Institute (IMI). She is currently a mediation consultant of the Mediation Services Team of the World Bank Group, a Workplace Mediator of Asia Development Bank, and a member of the global mediation panel of the Office of the Ombudsman for the United Nations Funds and Programmes. In addition, Jody is a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators and a Weinstein JAMS international fellow. She has been a CINERGY certified conflict management coach since 2015 and provides conflict coaching services to parties who encounter workplace issues and disputes. As regards ADR teaching and mentoring, Jody is an adjunct professor of the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE) and has been teaching accredited mediation courses and other negotiation training programs. She is conscientious about educating the younger generations on conflict resolution and teaches mediation and conflict resolution courses in the Faculty of Law of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Jody has contributed her time and energy to the community by promulgating the attributes and benefits of mediating one’s differences with others. She is currently a member of the Steering Committee on Mediation of the Department of Justice under the Secretary For Justice, Hong Kong. She also sits in the Mediation Committee and the Mediator Admissions Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong. Jody is also the Secretary of the Board of Governors of the International Academy of Mediators.


The psychology and practice of online mediation

Monday 31 October (1115 - 1230)

Room 209, Level 2