Trainers

Martine Becker

  • Certified mediator in civil, commercial, social and family mediation
  • Conference chair at University of Liège
  • Trainer at Louvain Academy
  • Trainer and coach in mediation and integrative negotiation
  • Honorary lawyer

Martine is Managing Partner of PMR Europe where she is one of the lead instructors in mediation, negotiation and dispute resolution (teaching in French and English). Martine is also an accredited mediator in civil, commercial and social matters and a consultant and coach in conflict prevention and management. Martine has authored a number of courses and numerous case simulations used in PMR’s negotiation and mediation courses. Prior to joining PMR, Martine has served more than 14 years as a lawyer specialized in civil and commercial transactions and contracts. She holds a special degree in Economic and Commercial Law and is still affiliated with the Brussels’ Bar as Honorary Lawyer. In 1996, Martine completed the Belgian entry exam for the judiciary and worked one year as a Public Prosecutor affiliated with the Brussels Labour Court.

Coralie Smets-Gary

  • Certified mediator in civil, commercial, social and family mediation
  • Trainer and coach in mediation and integrative negotation
  • Honorary lawyer

As founder of PMR Europe, Coralie held for several years sole responsibility for the training modules, the training of the faculty and the curriculum of all PMR courses. With her partners she broke new ground by developing the program “Principled Negotiation” for mediators/lawyers/negotiators. This program has had a significant impact on mediation and negotiation in Belgium. The Federal Mediation Commission made this program a mandatory step in every mediator’s training path. Coralie currently works full time as a mediator, where she is seen as a leading practitioner in the field, and as a coach and trainer. As a mediator, she is requested by many parties in a wide range of disputes. She is affiliated with the Brussels’ Bar as Honorary Lawyer.

Florence Leroy

  • Certified mediator in civil, commercial and social mediation
  • Mediator in interpersonal and intergroupal conflict within organizations
  • Trainer, facilitator and consultant in multi-stakeholder projects

As a business engineer with an additional degree of the College of Europe, Florence works full-time as a mediator, trainer and consultant in various professional environments and languages (French, English, Dutch) at PMR.

Prior to joining PMR, Florence has acquired a wide range of experiences in negotiation, coordination of positions and defense of interests at the European Commission. During her experience in the private sector, she managed the development of complex wind energy projects requiring among others mediation skills with stakeholders and within project departments.

Luc Godin

  • Lawyer specialized in labor law and mediation
  • Trainer in social mediation modules and applying this in organizations

Marie Dupont

  • Lawyer specialized in business law
  • Certified mediator in civil and commercial mediation
  • Trainer in civil and commercial mediation

Christian Préaux

  • Bailiff, certified mediator in civil and commercial mediation, sociologist
  • Trainer in basic mediation training and specialized in civil and commercial mediation
  • Trainer in social mediation modules and applying this in organizations

We work also with

  • Patrick Van Leynseele, 
    attorney-at-law at the Brussels and New York’s Bars , Partner at Dal & Veldekens, certified mediator in civil and commercial matters , Executive Judge at the Brussels Court of Appeal ,
  • Pierre Paul Renson, 
    Avocat, médiateur agréé en matières civiles et commerciales ,
  • Bernard Rimé, 
    Doctor in Psychology, PSE expert ,
  • Gwénola Herbette, 
    Doctor in Psychology, MBSR trainer ,
  • Jean Van Hemelrijck, 
    Psychologist, systemic psychotherapist ,
  • Catherine Emmanuelle, 
    Enterprise mediation and master practitioner in NLP ,
  • Laurence Knott, 
    Lawyer specialized in family law, certified mediator in family mediation, trainer in collaborative law ,
  • Annette Bridoux, 
    Lawyer, certified mediator and trainer in collaborative law ,
  • Marina Blitz, 
    Lawyer, trainer in collaborative law ,
  • Anne-Marie Boudart, 
    Lawyer, certified mediator in family mediation, trainer in collaborative law ,
  • Fabienne Hoge, 
    Lawyer, trainer in collaborative law ,
  • Carine Vanderstock, 
    Lawyer, certified mediator, trainer in collaborative law ,
  • Tanguy Roosen, 
    Jurist, certified mediator in civil and commercial mediation ,
  • Patrick Kileste, 
    Lawyer, certified mediator in civil and commercial mediation ,