The YMI Team

We run this initiative on a voluntary basis and are looking forward to inspiring active Young Mediators around the Globe to start implementing ideas locally.


Angela Herberholz

Emma Ewart
New Zealand

Angela Herberholz

Angela is Head of Marketing & Communications at UFI, the Global Association for the Exhibition Industry, where she is responsible for all online and offline communication providing its 680 members and the general exhibition industry with insights on industry-related developments.

Before joining UFI, Angela was Project Manager at the ICC International Centre for ADR and responsible for the organization of all mediation events initiated by the Centre, including the annual ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition (2011 – 2014).

Angela is a certified and passionate mediator; she is the co-founder of the Young Mediators Initiative (YMI) and teaches international negotiation at university level in Germany.

Angela completed her studies in Australia, Germany, France and Sweden, holds an MA degree in European Cultural Studies, obtained the German State Exam for bilingual teaching and graduated with a bachelor degree in Exhibition and Event Management.

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Emma Ewart

Emma Ewart is Operations Manager of IMI.

Emma came to IMI having been Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive and Commercial Director, and General Office Manager of Resolex, a London based dispute resolution institution. Prior to Resolex, Emma was the Personal Assistant to London based Barrister Andrew Burr, at the time Chairman of the European Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Editor of the Construction Law Journal.

Emma is based in New Zealand.

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The YMI team can be contacted via the following E-mail address:

[email protected]

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