Specialist | Dispute Resolution
A Mongolian national, Nandinchimeg Batsaikhan (Nandia) is a mediator and educator in linguistics. Prior to joining CAO, Nandia worked as a freelance facilitator and mediator for the Office of Special Project Facilitator for the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Accountability Mechanism. She has 10 years of experience in mediation, facilitation and community capacity building, and has mediated disputes related to land acquisition and resettlement, and social and environmental impacts, among other issues. She has developed land acquisition and resettlement plans, and social and environmental due diligence reports for ADB-supported urban development projects and has developed and conducted targeted trainings on the community capacity building and grievance redress mechanisms for operational staff. Nandia has also worked for Singapore Cooperation Enterprise and the Singapore Polytechnic International, managing projects in Mongolia on public-private partnerships, technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in collaboration with the Mongolian Ministry of Education, Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Labor. Earlier in her career, she worked for international development agencies such as the World Bank Office in Ulaanbaatar, UNDP, USAID, GIZ and also taught at the university. Nandia holds a BA in Education from the Otgontenger University, an MA in Linguistics from the University of Humanity in Mongolia, and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University in the United States.