Meet The ASM Plus Team
Meet The ASM Plus Team
Director of ASM PLUS
Director of ASM Plus, civil/commercial, workplace, employment, family and educational mediator and trainer with a judicial, legal and medical background. He has knowledge and expertise in dispute resolution in a wide range of areas and disciplines and mediates online.
Francesco is a highly accomplished member of the ASM PLUS team and a well established and highly skilled ADR practitioner, commercial lawyer and linguist. He initially qualified as an Advocate in Rome. He speaks English, Italian and French fluently and has a good working knowledge of Spanish.
Roy van den Brink Budgen
Dr Roy van den Brink Budgen has been working in the field of critical thinking for over thirty years. His experience has included the development of various assessments in critical thinking, and teaching the subject to a wide range of groups. He has also written seven books on the subject, many journal articles, and online courses for secondary students and MBA students (as well as having produced a critical thinking card game). He has given presentations to various international conferences on critical thinking and creative thinking.
Kathleen Frascona, NCPM, MPD is a highly accomplished nationally certified US civil and family mediator, developmental consultant, trainer, negotiator and keynote speaker. Based in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Kathleen has built up a large and very successful practice working both on her own account and as a member of Prime Dispute the internationally regarded ADR organisation. She is committed to the ASM Plus principles of early dispute avoidance and early dispute resolution, which is reflected in her excellent track record.
Nicole Godetz is highly skilled and experienced at mediating, resolving conflict and building good relationships, particularly with children, staff and families. She is an accredited mediator and brings over 30 years’ experience of working in the education and training sector.
Claire specialises in workplace mediation and is a trained team relationship coach. A former Director of Communications and Executive Management Board member of Siemens plc who successfully led teams through significant change in a complex matrix management structure, she has a deep understanding of team dynamics, culture and communications.
Menahem Chuck Kanafi
Menahem Chuck Kanafi is a former career diplomat and attorney licensed in New York and Israel with decades of international trade experience. He is a Certified Mediator in Germany and primarily mediates international commercial and employment disputes. He heads the ASM Plus European Office in Berlin where he resides and is a member of the Bars in Israel and New York State.
Rio De Janeiro based Arlene Kiefer is a longstanding Alternative Dispute Resolution expert specialising in mediation, training and conflict coaching. She is an accomplished public speaker and broadcaster and speaks fluent Portuguese, English and Spanish. In 2010 she was accredited by the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro as an English-Portuguese translator.
Suzy is the first and only ‘Divorce Strategist’ who provides practical guidance for individuals and couples in the UK and abroad about how to stay out of court when divorcing. She is a member of the ASM PLUS family team and an affiliate member of the Family Mediators Association.
A highly accomplished civil and commercial mediator, adjudicator and civil engineer. He is a fluent English, German, French and Italian speaker and also speaks Spanish proficiently.
Immigration and Human Rights Solicitor
In her capacity as an experienced and accomplished immigration lawyer Rosalind is a member of the ASM Plus family team. She qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and having worked in South London as a family and immigration lawyer for almost 10 years she joined Wellers Law Group LLP where she is head of immigration. She has a passion and commitment to her work that is underscored by her Master’s degree in Immigration and Human Rights.
Joanne is a National Family Mediation accredited family by the Law Society and Bar Standards Board with over 10 years’ experience. As well as being a very experienced family mediator Joanne is also accomplished civil mediator
A highly skilled and accomplished information professional with a wealth of experience in the private and charity sector. Amanda’s role is to assist in all aspects of ASM PLUS administration and provide assistance, in particular, to the Director.
UK and Irish accredited workplace mediator, investigator, trainer and coach with particular expertise in the field of neutral evaluation. Brendan undertakes work in Ireland and in all parts of the UK including Northern Ireland.
Specialist in Contractual Evaluation, Financial Specialist, Business Consultant, Auditor, Investigator, Trainer and Coach with experience and expertise in the commercial, charitable and public sectors.
Civil, commercial and workplace mediator and trainer. Anthony is a solicitor of many years standing and a law lecturer at the University of Suffolk. He has particular knowledge of, and expertise in resolving all types of civil, property and financial disputes.