The National Mediation Awards took place in Mediation Awareness Week, in early October. The event, which the CMC jointly hosted with the College of Mediators, proved to be a fantastic celebration of excellence across all mediation sectors.

Congratulations to all the winners and those who were highly commended.


Mediation Programme/Initiative of the Year – Civil/Commercial

Winner: Medical Mediation Foundation

Highly Commended: Third Sector Mediation Project


Mediation Programme/Initiative of the Year – Community

Winner: Tower Hamlets Mediation Project

Highly Commended: Solution Talk


Mediation Programme/Initiative of the Year – Workplace

Joint Winners: Metropolitan Police &  Aviva


Mediation Service/Practice of the Year

Winner: The TCM Group

Highly Commended: In Place of Strife, The Mediation Chambers


Mediator of the Year – Civil/Commercial

Winner: David Richbell

Highly Commended: Peter Causton


Mediator of the Year – Community

Winner: Ryan Compton


Mediator of the Year – Family

Winner: Jan Coulton

Highly Commended: Lisa Parkinson


Mediator of the Year – International

Winner: Mohamed Faizal Mohamed Abdul Kadir

Highly Commended: Anne Dick


Peer Mediation – School of the Year

Winner: Young Mediators – Kids Mediate

Watch a video of the Kids Mediate project in action at Hay Primary School.


Mediation Champion of the Year

Joint Winners: Selina Morgan-Gayle & Laura Mackey


Mediation’s Unsung Hero

Winner: Ewan Malcolm


Mediation Article of the Year

Winner: ‘Do we need to raise our voice?’ By Stuart Hanson


Mediation Video of the Year

Winner: ‘Tempest’ By Brighton & Hove Independent Mediation Service

Highly Commended: ‘Transforming Conflict Nurturing Relationships‘ By Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution