As an accredited mediator he is a strong advocate of Alternative Dispute Resolution, and is currently the Chairman of the Mediation Special Interest Group of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in Ireland. He is also Secretary/ Treasurer of www.CommercialMediators.ie, and a Certified Mediator with the Mediators Institute of Ireland, as well as being a member of the Irish Commercial Mediators Association.
Bill is also an Executive Committee Member of the Irish Maritime Law Association, a Titulary Member of the Comité Maritime International, a Founder Member & Committee Member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners, and Consultant / Internal Examiner on Insolvency to the Law School of the Law Society of Ireland.
In 2007 he was awarded the Irish Franchise Association’s “FRANCHISE PERSON OF THE YEAR” Award, the only service professional ever to be so recognised by the industry. He is a director of 16 limited liability companies, as well as being a Shareholder, Director and Company Secretary of the Aura Leisure group of companies, which in 2007, won both the Overall 02 Ability Award in the Private Sector 2007, and the EIQA Best Management Team Award.