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Brett Greenland

Brett Greenland

Brett Greenland, AM

B ProfStud (UNE), M DefStud (UC), MBA (Deakin/APESMA), MDR (JCU)

Accredited Mediator

M: 0450 881 731


Brett is a lecturer in the Masters of Conflict and Dispute Resolution at James Cook University. Prior to joining JCU, he enjoyed a successful career with the Australian Army in a variety of roles including leadership, personal development, education, training and capability management. Brett has experience managing service delivery contracts and the relationships they create. It was through this experience that he formed the view that many disputes can be averted or resolved through effective relationship and expectation management. He has worked internationally with the United Nations in the Syrian Arab Republic, Israel, and Lebanon monitoring compliance with UN Resolutions and inter party conflict, and in post independence East Timor. Other international experience includes coordination of multinational humanitarian support to Pakistan in the wake of the earthquakes in 2005, and liaison with Allied nations Defence and industry personnel.  Brett is an accredited mediator and conducts mediation through the JCU Student Conflict Support Service. He is also a Colonel in the Australian Army Reserve and offers mentoring to senior officers.

Teaching Interests

  • Conflict and Dispute Analysis
  • Negotiation
  • Cultural aspects of Dispute Resolution
  • Personal development and leadership

Research Interests

  • The effect of culture on organisational response to conflict and disputes
  • Leadership

Consulting Interests

  • Organisational leadership
  • Mentoring
  • Negotiation skills
  • Conflict and Dispute Analysis