Dr Samantha Hardy provides coaching, conflict support and training to managers and leaders across the world.
Sam has been accredited as a mediator under the Australian National Mediation Accreditation System and is a Certified Transformative Mediator by the US Institute of Conflict Transformation. She is also a Certified Narrative Coach, an experienced conflict management coach, and the founder of the REAL Conflict Coaching System™.
In 2021 Sam was awarded the Australian Resolution Institute Award for Service to Dispute Resolution for her leadership and innovation.
She has a PhD in Law and Conflict Resolution, as well as other postgraduate qualifications in adult education. She is committed to lifelong learning and continuing development.
Sam is a well known trainer and university educator, holding adjunct appointments at a number of universities in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and the USA.
Sam has also published widely in conflict resolution, including her books: Dispute Resolution in Australia; Mediation for Lawyers; Sex, Gender, Sexuality and the Law; and Conflict Coaching Fundamentals: Working with conflict stories.