Janet van Graan is a certified integral coach credentialed by the ICF, and holds a Masters in Fine Arts (cum laude)UCT. She has over twenty years in tertiary education in the creative sector, in academic, management, staff development, team development, and facilitation capacities. She currently works in Design at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Her coaching clients include the academic, corporate and continental leadership development sectors, with a focus on communication, understanding our roles in conflict and managing change. Mediation offers the possibility for innovative responses to conflict and change, and solutions which place people at their centre.