Terry O’Connell is recognized as a restorative justice pioneer. He was responsible for developing the conference “facilitator script.” A thirty-year police veteran, Terry’s thinking and practice continue to evolve in some interesting ways. His most recent focus has been on the importance of explicit practice and quality pedagogy. He strongly believes that restorative practice’s real potential is yet to be discovered. He has received many prestigious awards, including the Order of Australia and an honorary Doctorate from Australia Catholic University.