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 working on some of the world’s most intractable issues in the resources, finance, infrastructure and energy industries means they have unique insights into what it takes to build and maintain trust, and lead people through their different points of view to agreement.
CEO & Co-founder
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.
Barbara is responsible for the company’s vision, 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.
COO & Co-founder
Tim's professional experience spans both the biological and social sciences. After beginning his career as an ecologist and leader of environmental organisations, he crossed over to social research and conflict resolution in the 1990s.
He is a recognised expert in the multi-stakeholder dialogue and consensus-building disciplines and has mediated numerous challenging multi-party disputes.