Independent & Voluntary Association

International Micro Expressions Association (IMEXA)

IMEXA is an Independent & Voluntary Association with a Board of Directors that supports and develops a Professional Practice and Skills Developing Environment for Micro Expressionists worldwide through Standards of Competence and adherence to a Code of Ethics.


IMEXA Certifies that Training Courses and Institutions offering training in Micro Expressions, Nonverbal Communication/Body Language as well as verbal and nonverbal Lie and Deception Detection are in fact associated with IMEXA.

IMEXA also Certify Micro Expressionists who have successfully completed an IMEXA Accredited Training Course.

Furthermore, IMEXA, as the first institution to do so, also offer certification to Deceptionologists upon successful completion of a Diploma in Deceptionology and Statement Analysis.


IMEXA consist of a board of Directors that receives no remuneration for their service and contributions. This is done to ensure impartiality as well as to ensure that courses remain affordable.

Membership to IMEXA was, is and always will remain free. (Your training institution might charge you an administration fee to renew your membership yearly.)



Our list of directors and their fields of speciality is available here>>>

President: Amorié Kemp

Training and Development International

Business owner


Vice President: Wendy Nicklin

Training and Development International

Business co-owner


Chairman: David Aiton

Head of Training and Development Europe

Business owner


Secretary: Tracy Martins



Peter Hyatt (still to approach as board member)


Joe Navarro (still to approach as board member)


Board Member: Nozipho Bohlela

Business owner


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