Mel Thomas formed Mel Thomas & Associates over 25 years ago after a distinguished career in senior management in Central, Local Government and the Private Sector. He is a consultant in the field of Organisational, Management and Employee Development.
He holds an MBA, an Advance Diploma in Counselling Psychology, is a qualified and practising Psychotherapist and Coach and works as an Industrial Mediator in conflict situations in organisational and community settings.
He has developed a model of Mediation and has over the years trained numerous Mediators in all sectors including the Police, Health Service, Private Sector, Community, Youth Work, Local Government and not for profit. He acts as a Supervisor for practicing Mediators.
With excellent communication skills, integrity and business acumen, Mel has the ability to assess complex and difficult situations quickly and calmly before adding value by providing practical and realistic solutions.
Greater Manchester Police Merseyside Fire Service
Merseytravel West Yorkshire Police
Humberside Fire Service The Walton Neurology Centre
Cleveland Police Newcastle City Council
Liverpool Women's Hospital BAE Systems
Tameside Council Co Durham NHS Trust
Lancashire County Council Your Homes - Newcastle
Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital HML Finance
Eden District Council National Museum Liverpool
The Christie Hospital Hyndburn Council
North Lincs Council North East Regional Employers
North West Regional Employers East Midlands Regional Employers
Blackburn Council Wigan Council
Burnley Council UNISON
Direct Rail Bury Council
Barnsley Council Kirklees Council
Northumberland National Park South Tyneside Homes
Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust Preston City Council
Darlington Council Halton Borough Council
Sefton Council Lincoln County Hospital
Lancashire Police Glaxo Smith Kline
St Ledger Homes University of Liverpool
Northumberland CC Aintree University Hospital
University of Birmingham Humberside Fire & Rescue
“I have used the mediation services offered by Melvin on a number of occasions. Melvin is quick to respond is flexible and accommodating in his approach delivering great results.”
Eve Lightfoot, Director of Workforce, The Christie NHS Trust Foundation
Mel has always been our 'go to person' to help organisations manage difficult interpersonal relationships, he has provided excellent mediation, coaching and counselling support for a range of organisations. North West Employers is a membership organisation and we are trusted by our members to provide high quality professional services and having Mel as part of our team has enabled us to offer excellent support to resolve very sensitive situations and improve team and organisational effectiveness.
Mel has a unique blend of skills that we value , he is insightful, creative and straightforward and this means his work is powerful and has lasting effect.
Liz McQue, Chief Executive NW Regional Employers
“I have worked with Mel for over 20 years now in differing sectors and organisations. He is client focused, agile to the needs of the organisation and delivers high quality interventions. Mel has been particularly effective in the area of colleagues and organisations.”
Susan Westbury, Deputy Director of Workforce, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust