Lynn joined the consultancy in 2017 after almost twenty years in employment relations, including roles where she was employed as a Senior Labour Inspector and an Employment Mediator with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
Lynn is a qualified mediator with significant experience in all areas of conflict resolution having mediated over 2000 matters. She has mediated the full spectrum of employment and work related issues, including on-going and difficult employment relationship problems, disputes arising out of the interpretation of collective agreements, recovery actions, personal grievances, collective bargaining, human rights matters and issues arising from principal/contractor arrangements. Over recent years Lynn has been involved with a number of high profile disputes and assisted parties in reaching a resolution where the alternative was a significant impact on the individual, the business or the wider community.
Lynn also undertakes independent investigations. She has significant experience with investigations that involve allegations of bullying, harassment and sexual harassment and where allegations have been made against elected officials for breaching the relevant code of conduct. Lynn has also undertaken pulse check reviews to assist leaders to gain insights into the current culture of their organisation from their employee perspectives.
Lynn frequently delivers training and facilitated discussions with groups of all sizes, tailoring workshops to suit the needs of the workplace and participants.
Lynn also leads Three60 Consult’s audit and compliance review team, which supports organisations to confidently meet their minimum entitlement obligations.
James Crichton joined Three60 Consult as a Barrister and Employment Law Specialist in August 2019. He is available for investigations, legal opinions, mediations, and to provide employment relations advice.
James was appointed Chief of the Employment Relations Authority in August 2015. He had been a Member of the Authority since September 2004, based, for the first seven years in Christchurch and since 2011, in Auckland. Before his appointment to the Authority, his varied career included a period working in the ports industry as a senior manager, a period as chief executive of a local authority, and a lengthy involvement in governance in the health sector. He was variously a trustee of a private hospital trust, a member of a Crown Health Enterprise Advisory Committee, a director of a Crown Health Enterprise and a member of a district health board.
As a practising lawyer for the twenty years prior to his appointment to the Authority, James specialised in employment law and alternative dispute resolution, looking after clients in a range of industries including health, but also accepted engagement as a statutory intervener under the Education Act, acting as commissioner or limited statutory manager of four state schools.
Campbell has a breadth and depth of investigation experience gained initially with the New Zealand Police and later with a commercial and people centric focus gained while at Wesfarmers owned Bunnings, Deloitte Forensic and most recently with DHL.
Campbell has carried out criminal and employment investigations, interviewing and gathering evidence to support or refute allegations and complaints made. Campbell capably supports our clients with workplace investigations to ensure that best practice processes and procedures are followed.
As for mediation and conflict resolution, Campbell has extensive experience gained within a Policing and Commercial setting. His strengths lie in his ability to quickly gain and build the trust of parties involved in a conflict, combined with a willingness to explore the development of pragmatic solutions. Currently, Campbell’s primary area of work is in the area of ongoing employment relationships.
At Three60 Consult Campbell is involved in all areas of employment relations and our clients benefit from his wealth of practical operational experience.
Maureen joined Three60 consult in 2021 following a number of years at Auckland Council. She brings a wealth of experience undertaking organisational and cultural reviews and implementing cultural change, working with a range of stakeholders. She is very experienced navigating complicated and sensitive issues with compassion and care.
Maureen is passionate about resolving issues before they escalate and working alongside employees to develop positive work place culture and healthy functioning team relationships. She is a trained mediator and uses these communication skills to bring about constructive and positive outcomes in her interactions.
Maureen is a PSPLA-registered private investigator and was a specialist interviewer with 14 years’ experience in the New Zealand police, specialising in sexual assault and domestic violence. She has extensive experience investigating confidential allegations.
John has almost 30 years’ experience as an Employment Relations specialist and Human Resources professional, both in New Zealand and overseas.
He has worked in advisory, consulting and management roles across a wide range of industries – large and small, multi-national and local.
Over the years, John has worked with many line supervisors, senior managers and business owners, helping them to deal with their employment concerns and people-related issues more effectively. John has been a Chartered Member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (CMHRNZ) for the past 15 years and his hands-on experience is complimented by a solid foundation of UK-based academic study, including a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management. John is also a PSPLA-registered private investigator and has conducted numerous workplace disciplinary investigations.
Over the past decade, John has worked extensively with many small business owners, recognising their need to have the confidence that they are not only doing the right thing when it comes to managing their staff, but that they are doing it the right way too. Although not a lawyer by profession, John is very well versed in NZ Employment Law and keeps himself up to date with developing case law, thus enabling him to give advice that is at the same time legally compliant yet pragmatic in its approach.
Sarah first joined the consultancy in August 2010, having gained generalist human resources experience from working in the United Kingdom. Following a period of time focusing on her young family, Sarah has recently re-joined Three60 Consult as a Senior Associate.
Sarah has highly developed employment relations skills and offers her clients practical advice, support and advocacy at every level. Having worked with some of the consultancy’s biggest clients, Sarah has managed multiple restructuring and change management projects, collective bargaining, disciplinary and performance management issues, disputes and personal grievances (including representation at Mediation and the Employment Relations Authority), drafting employment agreements and policies, managed recruitment assignments, and delivered customised training sessions.
As a skilful problem-solver, Sarah ably assists clients with complex matters; researching and providing written opinions and practical advice. She has advised clients on a number of restraint of trade, and independent contractor verses employee disputes and has specialist expertise in the technical area of Part 6A of the Employment Relations Act (continuity of employment where employees’ work is affected by restructuring).