Penny Mudford

Penny Mudford FAMINZ(Arb) - AAMINZ - GDipBusStuds(Dispute Resolution) - CMInstD

Arbitration - Arb-Med - Mediation

New Zealand

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Penny Mudford is an arbitrator, mediator and conciliator, based in Wellington. She is a Fellow (Arbitration) of the Arbitrators' and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) and a former chief executive of AMINZ. She is on the AMINZ panel of mediators, the NZDRC panels for arbitration and mediation, the Domain Name Commission mediation panel, and is a member of the National Panel of Conciliators for farming disputes. Her company, Resolution World, provides consulting in dispute resolution.    

With a background in the farming sector as a dairy farmer and a provincial president of Federated Farmers, Penny is a specialist in farming contracts, livestock agreements, and farm equity partnerships. She is a scholar of the Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme at Lincoln University and has held various representative roles in the agriculture sector. She was a member of the appeals committee for the MAF Agricultural Recovery Programme of 2004, a member of a Ministerial Committee on land access in 2003, and a member of the Veterinary Council. A chartered member of the Institute of Directors, Penny is currently a board member on the Walking Access Commission, independent chair of the Racing Safety Development Fund, and independent director on the board of a digital printing manufacturing business.

Penny is author for the Rural Arbitration chapter of Green & Hunt Arbitration Law and Practice and the Dispute Resolution in Retirement Villages chapter in Elder Law in New Zealand (published by Thomson Reuters). 

Fair, prompt and cost effective conflict management and dispute resolution services. Proudly serving industry, commerce and the community for 25 years.

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