Founders Tim Offor and Barbara Sharp have worked for 30 years at the leading edge of reputation management and multi-party dispute resolution.
Their experience advising on some of the world’s most intractable issues in the mining sector, infrastructure development and energy industry means they have unique insights into what makes people trust, and what it takes to move through difference to agreement.
CEO & Co-founder
Barbara is responsible for the company’s vision, values, corporate strategy and operational excellence. She is both a visionary and a pragmatist, singularly focused on bringing to our customers powerful new tools to transform their businesses.
Barbara brings to Pax a rich background in media, politics and crisis communication. She is first and foremost a strategic communicator, experienced in advising boards and C-Suite executives on preparing for, managing and recovering from reputation crises.
COO & Co-founder
Tim is responsible for strategy execution; leading customer care, product development, innovation, business systems and infrastructure for our fast-growing business.
His talent is in translating the Pax vision into the architecture of the Pax technology that brings the amazing opportunity to life.
His background is in the biological and social sciences. After beginning his career as an ecologist, he transitioned to social research and conflict resolution in the 1990s. He is considered an expert in the multi-stakeholder dialogue and consensus-building disciplines.