After having spent 25 years in the active ministry, and sharing his know-how with the Bible Society for another 13 years, Dr Dirk Taljaard became a UCT accredited Workplace and Commercial mediator, and then successfully completed the diploma in Family Law mediation through Family Justice. Dirk holds master’s degrees in Semitic languages as well as in Youth Work, and a PhD in Management of Organisational Change through Spiritual Leadership. He currently holds a leadership role in the Bible Society of SA and serves on its Board of Directors as an executive member. As part of his responsibilities he handles all grievances and disciplinary hearings in all of the offices around the country. He has a desire to help people solve conflict before they ruin one another – financially and otherwise.