About my services
Sarah M Blake, Conflict Strategist reshaping the way leaders view conflict.
As a multi-award winning mediator, Sarah is progressing innovative solutions to complex conflict problems that emerge for industry leaders and decision-makers.
Sarah describes herself as a peacemaker; with a calm and confident leadership style she helps clients navigate complex decision-making during times of conflict, change and competing interests.
Her vision is to building a world where leaders see conflict as essential to innovation, change and peaceful resolution in business, cross border and cross-cultural contexts.
Through a structured multidisciplinary approach to case management, Sarah helps leaders develop the capacity to respond to conflict in a way that aligns culture, values and economic realities.
Her work has resulted in organisations and leaders increased capacity to strengthen relationships and maximise profitable business outcomes. Her Conflict Intervention and Leadership Development services have meant clients now see conflict as opportunities for innovation and change, thus reducing the cost of the fight. Her work as also helped her clients to engage more effectively with stakeholders and increasing buy-in and stability in complex community and multiparty environments.
Sarah provides high level advice to Federal, State and International parties on conflict and dispute resolution. She was recently recognised for her contribution to international community peace-making and her unique approach to conflict has enabled her to help reduce community violence, increase collaborative partnership and facilitate cultural change.
Experience and qualifications
Multi Award-winning Mediator - Regional Business Awards 2018, Winner of Resolution Institutes Michael Klug Award 2018 and Young Mediator of the Year Award, Australian Disputes Centre 2016
With more than 20 years’ practice experience, Sarah understands the complexities of conflict and recognizes the high cost impact on business, community and individuals when resolution isn’t achieved.
- Accredited Mediator Resolution Institute
- Accredited Mediator National Mediation Standards
- Accredited Mediator International Mediation Institute (IMI)
- Accredited Peace-maker Dhurili Clan Alliance
- Master of Strategic Affairs 2004
- Master of Indigenous Knowledge 2011
- Bachelor of Arts 2001
- Mawul Rom Graduate 2009