Manon Schonewille is a fulltime professional in mediation, a certified business mediator, IMI certified mediator and IMI certified mediation advocate | advisor. She is founder and partner at Mediation & Negotiation Office Legal Rebel in Rotterdam. Manon mainly mediates employment cases and commercial issues where corporations, joint ventures, international teams or commercial collaborations in the business to business service sector are involved. Before becoming a full-time ADR professional Manon worked in international marketing and business strategy in several countries for multinational organizations including Nestlé and Schering. Here the foundation was laid for her interest in international negotiation and conflict management. She graduated from the law faculty of Groningen University in the Netherlands and completed the Negotiation and Advanced Negotiation courses as part of the Program of Instruction for Lawyers at Harvard Law School (USA). At the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) in San Diego (USA), she gained practical mediation experience in the USA and she was also educated in The Netherlands, Austria and the UK. As partner in Toolkit Company Manon has carried out trainings and consulting throughout Europe, the Mediterranean region, Caribe and the USA. She consults governmental organizations, corporations and leading law firms in dispute prevention, conflict management, mediation advocacy and setting up ADR mechanisms and programs. Moreover she trains professionals all over the world in the advanced use of mediation, negotiation and influencing techniques, especially in intercultural environments, as well as in training other trainers. Besides chairing IMI’s Task Force on Mediation Advocacy, Manon participated in Hamline University’s multi-year effort to critique contemporary negotiation pedagogy and to create new training programs for a second generation of global negotiation education. She taught and developed the business mediation, mediation advocacy and conflict management course at Utrecht University. Download Manon’s mediator profile with examples of mediations, negotiations and deal facilitations. Manon Schonewille is recommended as mediator and selected for the 2014-2020 editions of Who's Who Legal in Mediation. She is one of 298 worldwide selected experts in the field and as such a leading expert in The Netherlands. She is also selected for the Global Mediation Panel of the UN Ombudsman office to mediate disputes for five UN organisations (UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNOPS, and UN-Women).