Tanya Venter is an Advocate of the High Court and CEO of Tokiso Dispute Settlement (Pty) Ltd. Tanya specialises in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and dispute systems design. She has extensive experience as a mediator and arbitrator in commercial and employment matters. Tanya is a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) internationally accredited commercial mediator. Tanya sits on the Board for the Ombudsman for Banking Services, chairs the Environmental Monitoring Committee at Medupi and is also a mediator and arbitrator on the dispute resolution panel of the Department of Environmental Affairs (National Environmental Management Act, Chapter 4). She is currently part of the Mediator Training faculty for Conflict Dynamics. Tanya was previously Vice President of the South African Society of Labour Law (SASLAW), and the President of the Gauteng Chapter and was awarded honorary membership to SASLAW. She previously sat on the National Dispute Settlement Practitioners Council, University of Stellenbosch.