Mr. Stanimir A. Alexandrov is partner at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington DC and co-chair of the firm’s International Arbitration practice. Mr. Alexandrov focuses his practice in the areas of investor-state arbitration, as well as international commercial arbitration and resolution of trade disputes before the WTO. He has represented private parties and governments in arbitration before ICSID, as well as in ICC, UNCITRAL, and AAA arbitrations. Mr. Alexandrov has been appointed to the ICSID’s Panel of Arbitrators and serves as an arbitrator in numerous ICSID, ICC, LCIA, and UNCITRAL arbitrations. Mr. Alexandrov is a professorial lecturer of law at The George Washington University Law School and has published several books and numerous articles on matters of public international law and international arbitration. He obtained his degree in public international law from the Moscow Institute of International Relations, and a Master’s and Doctoral degrees in international law from The George Washington University Law School. Prior to engaging in private practice, Mr. Alexandrov was vice minister of foreign affairs of Bulgaria. He is fluent in several languages.