Clive Lewis, a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, is a leading dispute resolution specialist and founding director of the Globis Mediation Group. He is an accredited commercial mediator specialising in helping to solve complex one on one, team, organisational, multi-party and collective disputes. He is the author of ‘The Definitive Guide to Workplace Mediation’, ‘Resolving Conflict at Work: 12 Stories’ and ‘Difficult Conversations’ and four other books.
He serves as Honorary Secretary on the board of the Civil Mediation Council. The Council acts as an advisory organisation to Government on issues relating to the progression of mediation in England and Wales. Clive also chairs the council’s workplace committee. His work has taken him across three continents and has included advising Governments outside the UK.
In addition to his day job, he is also a non-executive director at an NHS Foundation Trust, a Trustee and Board Member of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, another small charity, a member of the National CIPD Membership and CPD Committee and Chair of the Open College Network, South West. During 2006 – 2009, his commitment to charity work led to him being appointed as Chair of a Government-appointed independent panel exploring the rising costs of youth underachievement. The Government accepted four of the five recommendations from the report. He was awarded the OBE for Public Service in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List of 2011 and appointed as Deputy Lieutenant of Gloucestershire in 2012.