2006 ADR Survey in the Australian ICT Industry

About PMI

Since its founding in 1969, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) has grown to be the organisation of choice for project management professionalism. With over 230,000 members worldwide (more than 180,000 of whom are certified PMPs), PMI® is the leading non-profit professional association in the area of Project Management. PMI has been operative in Australia since 1996 with Chapters in Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland, Perth, Adelaide and Canberra and over 3500 members. PMI establishes Project Management standards, provides seminars, educational programs and professional certification that more and more organisations desire for their project leaders.

Visit www.pmi.org.au for more information

About ACS

The ACS (Australian Computer Society) is the recognised professional association for those working in Information and Communications Technology, seeking to raise the standing of ICT professionals and represent their views to government, industry and the community. A member of the Australian Council of Professions, the ACS is the guardian of professional ethics and standards in the ICT sector, committed to ensuring the beneficial use of ICT for all Australians. It provides both members and non-members with opportunities for professional education, networking and certification, as well as enabling them to contribute to the development of their profession.

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About IAMA

The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia (IAMA) is the nation’s largest, independent and most experienced alternative dispute resolution (ADR) organisation. Founded in 1975, membership comprises some of Australia’s eminent and experienced ADR professionals drawn from a diverse range of sectors including commercial, legal, education and government. With offices in all states and territories, it also plays a key role in industry and consumer schemes. The IAMA provides services in all forms of ADR including arbitration, mediation, conciliation, adjudication and expert determination, and is involved in the professional development, training and accreditation of ADR across Australia and internationally.

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About Howard Elliott

Howard Elliott has been involved in the computer and telecommunications industry for over 20 years. Mr Elliott initially worked for large multinational computer companies including Digital Equipment Corporation, Stratus and Tandem Computers.

In 1984 Mr Elliott established his own consulting firm; specialising in providing technical, marketing and financial management for large corporations, telecommunications service providers and governments. Howard has carried out assignments for Optus Communications, Telstra, Cable & Wireless (UK), Cable & Wireless (HKG), Singtel, KDD, BT, DBPT, Westpac, Commonwealth Bank and NSW Government.

Mr Elliott has degrees in Mathematics, MBA, Professional Certificate in Commercial Arbitration and Advanced Certificate in Commercial Arbitration. Mr Elliott is also an accredited Mediator.

In addition to business interests, Mr Elliott is an accredited International Sailing Judge and a member of the Australian Sailing Appeals Committee. Mr Elliott officiates at many international sailing events including World and Olympic Championships.

Mr Elliott is married with a young family and lives in Sydney Australia. Mr Elliott is a Director of Telemetrics Pty Limited.

About Tony Grieve

Anthony Grieve is a building consultant, chartered civil engineer and lawyer specialising in alternative dispute resolution. He holds degrees in Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Master of Project Management and a Bachelor of Laws.

For 25 years Anthony worked as a structural designer and construction manager in major projects throughout Australia and overseas.

In 1983, he established Anthony Grieve Proprietary Limited, a building and civil engineering consultancy. In 1990 his practice expanded to include alternative dispute resolution.

For over 15 years, he has acted as an expert witness in building and civil engineering matters in the Local, District and Supreme Court jurisdictions, as well as the Consumer Tenancy Trading Tribunal and the Land & Environment Court.

A Fellow with the Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia, Anthony is a graded arbitrator, accredited mediator, adjudicator and expert determinator working in a variety of fields including ICT. He is a foundation member of IAMA’s Special Interest Group in ICT.

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