Andrew Sims


Andrew Sims is an independent mediator, trainer and consultant. He studied social psychology at university and comes from a business background. Andrew is an accredited family mediator (FMCA), a PPC and a registered civil and commercial mediator, and mediates with a range of practices in London and the South-East. He specialises in mediating high-conflict disputes in a variety of fields, including family, civil and commercial, inter-generational, community, workplace and employment mediation. Andrew held the post of Service Manager at the South-East London Family Mediation Bureau from 2016–19 and prior to this acted as a Mediation Development Consultant to an independent homeless charity, advising its specialist mediation team.He has been a Trustee with Southwark Mediation Centre for eight years. During this period, he worked as a coach for Talking Works in Schools and as an Assessor to the Peer Mediation Training programme at Bacon’s College, London. In 2016 he was invited to speak about the value of peer mediation to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on ADR. Andrew is a member of the College of Mediators’ Professional Standards Committee.