Who we are

EDRhub was founded by Antonia Jenkins, in response to the need for training EARLY response to conflict. She has a great interest in community building,  peace making and equipping people with the tools necessary to navigate safely through conflict, avoiding the extreme stress that entrenched conflict cause on the individuals involved . She works closely with associates Irene Grindell and Brendan Schütte to provide be-spoke professional services.  The training they offers benefit both community and business leaders, and together they form a highly experienced and well-rounded team of trainers.

Antonia Jenkins

An empathic  and enthusiastic Conflict Resolution Coach, Mediator and Trainer, Antonia is equipped with extensive international and multicultural experience acquired during her many years in Asia and the Middle East . She is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Accredited in the UK with the TCM group and a member of professional bodies BIMA and The Hive. She has furthered her knowledge of interfaith issues through BIMA’s training on Faith Related Disputes. See more

Irene Grindell

A highly experienced and inspirational lead trainer  Irene is also a genuinely caring and compassionate coach and mediator. She has trained hundreds of mediators over the years with outstanding positive feedback from the participants. Irene’s desire to empower people to confidently deal with their issues and challenging relationships is driven by boundless energy and enthusiasm and an energising desire to support her clients and trainees through the intricacies and anxieties of conflict and change. See more

Brendan Schütte

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a member of the Mediators Institute de Ireland, Brendan’s passionate interest in mediation saw him achieve 1st place in the very first postgraduate Diploma in Mediation Studies in University College Dublin in 1999-2000. He was the first Registrar for the Workplace Mediation sector in the Mediators Institute of Ireland , putting in place a route for mediator assessment and qualification for the sector. See more