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About the PMA
The PMA is an indpendent, not for profit trade association founded in 2007. The PMA represents consumer, business, employment and workplace mediators; mediation organisations; and in-house mediation schemes. Over the past five years, the membership of the PMA has grown rapidly. The PMA actively promotes mediation as an effective and sustainable process for resolving disputes and we are proud to offer a hub and a voice for professional mediators working across the UK and beyond.

The PMA Values
Informing: The PMA will promote mediation as a preferred mechanism for resolving disputes.
Excellence: The PMA will promote excellence in all aspects of mediation.
Transparency: The PMA will conduct itself in a fair and open manner.
Collaboration: The PMA will work with all members and stakeholders to promote collaboration.

Purpose of the PMA
"The Professional Mediators' Association (PMA) exists to raise awareness of mediation and to promote
excellence in all aspects of business, workplace, employment and consumer mediation."

Press releases

2015 National Mediation Awards Launched Today

Theme of 2015 awards is 'Demonstrating The Impact of Mediation' Glittering awards ceremony to be held on 24th September 2015 in central... read more

01.05.2015 • By Professional Mediators' Association

“Professional Body for Mediation Celebrates Dispute Resolution Best...

NEWS RELEASE For immediate release Issued from the offices of the  Professional Mediators’ Association 29 th September 2014... read more

29.09.2014 • By Professional Mediators' Association


PMA launches nationwide search for conflict resolution heroes The Professional Mediators’ Association (PMA) is holding an awards ceremony to... read more

22.08.2014 • By Professional Mediators' Association

National Mediation Awards 2014: Celebrating the unsung heroes in...

National Mediation Awards 2014: Celebrating the unsung heroes in conflict resolution Join the professional standards body for mediators in an... read more

25.07.2014 • By Professional Mediators' Association