Linda, completed an MA at Aberdeen University and joined the community mediation service, SACRO, as a mediator in 1997 before setting up the Mediation Partnership in 2006 with her colleague, Aileen Riddell. She has mediated hundreds of individual, group and latterly workplace conflicts and has taught mediation skills to the police, local authority and higher education managers. She is a member of the Scottish Mediation Network and the Mediation Panel of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.
Linda Paterson, Senior Mediator and Trainer
Aileen Riddell, Senior Mediator and Trainer
Aileen, has an honours degree in psychology with statistics from Aberdeen University. She too joined SACRO as a mediator in 1997. She has extensive experience of workplace and victim offender mediation and has trained police officers, youth workers and housing staff in conflict resolution skills. She has delivered SACRO’s accredited 5-day mediation skills course and leads workshops on large group mediation. She is a lay member for Employment Tribunals and a member of the Scottish Mediation Network