Madeline Kimei is the Founder of Resolution Experts and has been responsible for Management, Operations, Strategy and Business Development roles and responsibilities since it’s inception in 2014. She developed the first online dispute resolution platform in 2015 named iResolve™. She earned her LLB from Coventry University (UK) and LLM in Law and Finance from Bournemouth University (UK). She also has a Diploma in Legal Practice and is a practicing advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and Commissioner for Oath since 2011. She is an accredited civil and commercial mediator by the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (UK) and also holds a Certificate in Dispute Management from Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation. She has been a member of the Tanzania Institute of Arbitrators since 2011 and serves as the Vice Chair to the Institute since June 2016. She is well versed and familiar with the UNCITRAL Rules for Arbitration, the ICC Rules and TiArb Arbitration Rules.
She previously worked as in-house general counsel for Stanbic Bank (a member of Standard Bank) and National Bank of Commerce (a member of Barclays Group). She has extensive background in contract advisory and contract management, knowledge of the FIDIC claims management and dispute resolution. She advises on labor related disputes and corporate/commercial transactions. In 2015 she was bestowed as a fellow of the China - Africa Legal Research Centre and a consultant for the China Research Centre for Legal Diplomacy, Legal Training Base and the FOCAC China Africa Legal Cooperation Forum.
As a commercial mediator, her approach is results-oriented, both in terms of problem solving and in terms of party satisfaction. She focuses to create awareness of the use of alternative means to resolve disputes.