Who Are We?

MEDIATION in ACTION is a partnership and was set up 1996. It is based in Oxford and covers the Thames Valley area including West London.

Jan Stokes Carter BSc. MSc. PhDbuilt on her interests in management and negotiation with a Masters degree in Industrial Relations.  Assignments as a management consultant have focused on mediation and healthcare development.  Jan qualified as a mediator through the Open College Course and has worked as a community mediator for 20 years.  She has attended courses in Mediation and the Law, Management Consulting Communication Skills, Management Development, Mental Awareness and Empowering Clients, and is a member of the Civil Mediation Council, London.

Shelley Corfield BSc. has a degree in Anthropology and Sociology and has taken courses in Mediation and the Law, Business Presentation Skills, Empowering Clients  and Training Trainers.  Shelley is a fully trained mediator and  has  completed an Open College Course in Mediation Skills. She has worked in Community Mediation for 20 years.  Prior to becoming a mediator, Shelley lectured in Social Policy, researched and developed several mentor schemes and worked for many years with a number of vulnerable and homeless groups. She is a member of the Civil Mediation Council, London.