Director of International Operations at JAMS ADR
Ranse is the Director of International Operations at JAMS ADR, the largest private dispute resolution provider in the world and works between London, UK and Washington, DC, USA. He leads a global team whose primary responsibility is to support JAMS panelists and promote a solution based approach to commercial conflict, either through negotiation, mediation, arbitration or other forms of facilitated ADR .
Ranse is an expert in negotiation and dispute resolution consultancy, while working for CEDR, in London provided enhanced negotiation, leadership and influencing skills to numerous in-house commercial clients and NGOs. He was project lead on a multi-year initiative to introduce mediation services into the court systems in Moldova and worked extensively with the Ministry of Justice on adoption and integration of the Mediation Law. In addition, Ranse has written extensively on negotiation, mediation, conflict management and other forms of pro-active dispute resolution methods.
Ranse originally trained and worked as a mediator in New York and California and mediated a variety of cases ranging from family, special education and commercial cases. He received CEDR accreditation in 2006 and was a member of the CEDR mediation and adjudication panel.
Ranse is currently a tutor at the School of Business Management and Economics at the University of Sussex and a visiting lecturer, in the Department of Advanced Legal Studies, at the University of Westminster.
Ranse is currently a doctoral candidate (PhD) at the School of Business, University of Sussex. He has a Doctor of Law (JD), School of Law, City University of New York; Master of Law (LLM), Straus Institute at Pepperdine University; Master of Social Work (MSW) School of Social Work, Temple University; Bachelor’s degree (BFA) School of Art, Temple University.