Ash Ratnam is an accredited mediator, working in FairWay’s family services.
Ash holds a conjoint Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts degree and is an enrolled barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. She is an Associate member of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) and is an accredited Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) provider.
Ash joined the FairWay team in 2016, initially working as a Resolution Coordinator in our ACC service before moving into the family services team. In 2019, Ash became accredited as an FDR provider and she now works as a facilitator and duty mediator.
Ash is passionate about supporting families so that they can reach their own solutions. She understands family dynamics go through change and how children can be impacted. Ash has always wanted to make a difference in children’s lives and believes that it all begins with families having the right support. She enjoys being part of FairWay’s family services as it allows her to help families on their journey and assist them in reaching a resolution that is in the best interest for the children.