Geraldine is a Process Work Diplomate and an Approved Mediator with the Mediators Institute of Ireland. She has a postgraduate diploma in Conflict and Dispute Resolution Studies from Trinity College. She also has a certificate in Advanced Facilitation Skills from Meitheal. She has been involved in the Community Development Sector, in both a paid and voluntary capacity, for over 20 years. Geraldine has a Master in Public Policy and has a special interest in the role policy development and implementation plays in organisational development. She is a member of IAPOP , the Chartered Institute for Housing and the Mediators Institute of Ireland.