Lorraine Bramwell is a well-established national trainer of mediators and directs one of the few mediation training courses that has recognition from both the Family Mediation Standards Board (FMSB) and the College of Mediators. She is a family and civil and commercial mediator and has been in continuous practice since 1995. Lorraine has a master’s degree in Mediation and Conflict Resolution, a degree in Psychology and a postgraduate diploma in Applied Social Studies. She has held the positions of both Director and Chair of the College of Mediators, is Chair of the College’s Professional Standards Committee and continues to play an active role in the development of mediation standards. Lorraine is an Approved Member of the College of Mediators and holds FMC accreditation. She also teaches mediation skills at university level and is an assessor for the accreditation of professional mediators for the FMC. Lorraine acts as PPC to a number of other practitioners and services, and has pioneered work in the support of new mediators entering the mediation profession.