This years winners and highly commended are:
Winner: Jerome Witter
Highly Commended: Marie Coombes
Marie said: I was hugely proud to have been shortlisted, then awarded Highly Commended at the 2016 National Mediation Awards for the category of Article of the Year for my piece on Mediation and Mental Health. Its fantastic to be recognised by my peers and The Professional Mediators' Association for the hard work I've put into this area.
Winner: Steve Borley (Royal Mail)
Highly Commended: April Nelson (Lloyds Banking Group)
Harriette Said: Very proud to win 'Mediation Champion of The Year 2016' at The Professional Mediators' Association awards. A huge thanks to my great team for all their support. Mediation is the way forward!
Paul Taylor from Royal Mail said: We were delighted to receive the award for Mediation Organisation Of the Year (Corporate) at the recent PMA National Mediation Awards 2016. The award will enhance the visibility and reputation of the mediation team across Royal Mail and is a testimony to the teams work ethic and dedication.
Clair Said: As a winner and highly commended recipients it gives us the opportunity to reflect back on the journey we have taken over the last year. Gaining the recognition through the PMA awards forces us to take stock of exactly what we have done - which is a lot! By being associated to the PMA, its charter and standards has provided us with a key tool in developing and promoting our services for the Channel Islands, nationally and internationally.
Winner: Gemma Horsefield.
Gemma is the part time co-ordinator of the PMA and she does the work of 10! This includes arranging events, organising the National Mediation Awards and managing the membership. Gemma is a fantastic asset to the PMA and on behalf of all of our members, a massive thank you Gemma!