Marion Shaer

Marion is a Director at Conflict Dynamics and lead trainer, coach, and assessor. Marion is an active mediator, facilitator, and consultant who has spent her career in the areas of dispute resolution, conflict management, training, and organizational development. She has worked in the corporate sector, the political arena, and the non-profit sector and has been a trainer for over 25 years in the dispute arena, she ran the Independent Mediation Service of South Africa (IMSSA) training department, trained for Tokiso. She conducted leadership development training at Connemara Consulting.

Marion completed an MA degree in Dispute Resolution at Notre Dame University in the US and applied this degree as a mediator, facilitator, and the education director for IMSSA, responsible for training, research, and development. She was a commissioner at the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and administered the training of the initial intake of commissioners for the CCMA. Marion has worked as a consultant and project manager, human capital development, and organizational development consultant where she advised, conceptualized, and designed interventions to align people and process with clients’ business strategies. Marion is drawn towards team dynamics, workplace conflict management, managing change, and conceptualizing processes to address these. The skills she applied in this position were management, investigations, solution conceptualization, training, and evaluation processes. She has served on the boards of schools and mentors students and young professionals.  

Marion is able to conduct training in English and Afrikaans.