Learning & events
Webinar recording | Talking Strategy 2
with Russell Thirgood and Trevor Slater
pre-recorded | Online
Join us for an update from Russell Thirgood (Board Chair) and Trevor Slater (COO).
Unpacking each of the five objectives below, they will discuss what ‘strategy in action’ has looked like over 2020 and where to next year.
- Member engagement and value
- Technology and operational excellence
- Influence, advocacy and branding
- Best in class training and accreditation
- Financial sustainability
About the speakers
Russell Thirgood (Chair, Resolution Institute)
Russell Thirgood is an independent international arbitrator based in Brisbane, with an office in London and Washington DC. He is a full member of Int-Arb Arbitrators & Mediators after previously spending 23 years at McCullough Robertson Lawyers where he was a senior construction law partner and head of arbitration.
As arbitrator, he takes a modern and robust approach throughout the arbitration process. He is responsive to the needs of parties and their counsel to ensure that the proceedings are conducted swiftly, efficiently, and effectively. He is considered, collaborative and concise.
Russell is experienced in resolving complex and high value construction and infrastructure, energy and natural resources and commercial disputes. He has conducted cases throughout Australia, Asia, US, UK, Middle East, Africa, and Europe under some of the key international and domestic institutional arbitral rules.
Russell is a NMAS Accredited Mediator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration and Fellow of Resolution Institute.
He is the Current Chair of Resolution Institute.
As well as being Chief Operating Officer of Resolution Institute NZ, Trevor has extensive experience as a commercial mediator, negotiator and trainer. He holds a Masters’ Degree in Conflict Resolution from La Trobe University and a Diploma of Business – Frontline Management from the Australian Institute of Management. Trevor is also a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.