Michael LL.D MA is founding partner of Empathy nLaw; Mediation & Negotiation Counselors. He worked as Crisis manager for multinational companies, dealing with multiple interests and fields of law, including labor law and administrative law. He is counselor for Integrity Performance. His vision: People should present more feedback to each other. If someone makes any complaint, always see it as useful feedback. Acknowledge that somebody takes the effort to address it to you. Also ask how to resolve practically the problem.
“Michael is quite an extraordinary person with a sharp mind and a friendly heart. When in his company, you can be sure, that you will have a sincere and friendly person on your side. Hospitality and willingness to give his undivided attention are just natural byproducts of having such a personality.” Avo May 2010.
Michael Doctor of Laws, Criminologist & Certified Court mediator obtained his Law degree in Amsterdam in 1991. In 1992 he became Master in Criminology. Michael received his Doctorate in Law in 1998. He worked as assistant professor in Criminal Law in Amsterdam. He was treasurer for a Forensic Society for many years. As a scholar he visited the Law School Berkeley, University of California. Among the master exams he passed `Islamic Law’ & `anti-Harassment Law’ at Boalt Hall Berkeley Law School. He has insights of Roman Christian and Islamic Law as well as in Buddhist principles. He is advisor of the “Dutch Society of Anti-discrimination art.1” He meets locals in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Lao. Michael gives workshops at international conferences. He is mastermind of MediationAdvice & author of several Dispute Resolution handbooks Mediation as Alternative (2001); Communication in workplace safety (2003) & Mediation for Referral (2005) and Human Resource Management juridical checklists and publications.
ENJOY EVERY TODAY ! Always accept and enjoy life event, as it’s enrichment makes you wiser. Michael’s hobbies: Traveling, Diving, Sailing, Jiu Jitsu, Photography, Mediation & Meditation & Mindfulness & Relaxed Jazz. Sometimes Michael writes a Thought or Blog.