He is an experienced mediator, conciliator, arbitrator, adjudicator and facilitator.
His practice specialist areas are commercial and family mediation as well as arbitration conciliation and adjudication.
Joe sits on many professional ADR panels of mediators, conciliators and arbitrators in Ireland for bodies such as the Law Society, Engineers Ireland, Construction Industry Federation, Mediators Institute Ireland, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Eirgrid. He sits on international panels in Dubai and China.
Joe is a certified mediator with the International Mediators Institute (IMI), practitioner member of Mediators Institute Ireland (M.I.I.), Fellow mediator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and accredited mediator with CIArb.
He is an accredited Adjudicator with CIArb and a qualified Conciliator through Engineers Ireland and CIArb.
Recently he became a member of the CIArb panel of Environmental and Planning Mediators
Joe also delivers mediation training programmes around the world including modules at Maynooth University in Ireland.
Joe served as the international President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 2010
Joe is course director, tutor and assessor in mediation and arbitration training with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Joe is director of J P Behan Associates Consulting Engineers