Standing Committees

Audit Committee

  • Kevin (Kap-You) Kim Chair
  • Andrew Clarke
  • Carole Malinvaud

Congress Committee

  • Lucy Reed Chair
  • Adriana Braghetta
  • Michael Moser
  • Michael Pryles

Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee

  • Vera van Houtte Chair
  • Olufunke Adekoya
  • Makhdoom Ali Khan
  • Lise Bosman (ex officio)
  • Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler
  • Carolyn Lamm
  • Johnny Veeder
  • Eduardo Zuleta

Finance Committee

  • Klaus Reichert Chair
  • John Beechey
  • Carolyn Lamm
  • Michael Pryles
  • Klaus Sachs

Governance Committee

  • Stanimir Alexandrov Chair
  • Cavinder Bull
  • Anke Sessler

Initiatives Committee

  • Guido Tawil Co-chair
  • Johnny Veeder Co-chair
  • Teresa Cheng
  • Bernard Hanotiau
  • Jean Kalicki
  • Zia Mody

Judiciary Committee

  • Mohamed Abdel Raouf Co-chair
  • Dominique Hascher Co-chair
  • Albert Jan van den Berg
  • Silvia Borelli
  • Lise Bosman
  • Teresa Cheng
  • Michael Hwang
  • Carolyn Lamm
  • Sundaresh Menon
  • Marike Paulsson

Nominations & Membership Committee

  • Meg Kinnear Chair
  • Stanimir Alexandrov
  • Lise Bosman (ex officio)
  • Makhdoom Ali Khan
  • Loretta Malintoppi
  • Guido Tawil

Publications Committee

  • Stephan Schill Chair
  • Silvia Borelli (ex officio)
  • Lise Bosman (ex officio)
  • Adriana Braghetta
  • Daniel de Andrade Levy
  • Maria Beatrice Deli
  • Sarah Grimmer

Special Publications Committee

  • Meg Kinnear Chair
  • Lise Bosman
  • Gabrielle Kaufman-Kohler
  • Carolyn Lamm

Users Committee

  • Doak Bishop Chair
  • Lisa Bingham
  • Andrew Clarke
  • Michelle MacPhee
  • Anke Sessler

Young ICCA Committee

  • Yoshimi Ohara
  • Juan Fernández-Armesto
  • Pierre Tercier
  • Young ICCA Co-Chairs


Past ICCA Presidents

Donald Donovan (2016 - 2018)
Albert Jan van den Berg (2014 - 2016)
Jan Paulsson (2010 - 2014)
Gerold Herrmann (2002 - 2010)
Fali Nariman (1994 - 2002)
Giorgio Bernini (1986 -1994)
Pieter Sanders (1978 - 1986)
Jean Robert (1961/1966 - 1978)


ICCA Governing Board


President

Professor, Geneva University Law School; Director, Geneva Master in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS); Partner, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler; Honorary President, Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

Vice Presidents

Professional arbitrator; President of the Spanish Securities and Exchange Commission (CNMV) (1996-2000); partner of Uría Menéndez (1983-1996); Chaired Professor of Commercial Law (1988-2009).

Professor and Director of the Centre for International Law at the National University of Singapore; Chair, Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA); Member, SIAC Court; Member, London Court of International Arbitration; Member, ICC Commission; Panel of Arbitrators, ICSID; former President, American Society of International Law

Treasurer

Partner, Hogan Lovells BSTL, S.C.; Member, Mexican Arbitration Institute (IMA); Member, Mexican Arbitration Committee (ICC); Panel of Arbitrators, ICSID.

Members

Mohamed Abdel Raouf is a partner at Abdel Raouf Law Firm, Cairo-Egypt; former Director of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA [2012-2016]); Associate Professor at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne; Member of the Board of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC); former Vice President of the International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions (IFCAI); CEDR Accredited Mediator and Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Arab Arbitration.

Head of Dispute Resolution and Litigation, AELEX; Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Board Member, Lagos Court of Arbitration; Board Member, Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; Panel Member, Kigali International Arbitration Centre; Advisory Board Member, Africa International Legal Awareness (AILA); Council Member, African Users Council of London Court of International Arbitration; Board Member, Scottish Arbitration Centre; Member, ArbitralWomen; Member, Nigerian National Committee, International Chamber of Commerce; Member, International Bar Association; Member, Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria; Member, Insolvency International; Member, Nigerian Bar Association; Member, International Council for Commercial Arbitration.

Stanimir a. Alexandrov works principally as an arbitrator in treaty-based investor-state disputes and international commercial arbitrations.

Catherine Amirfar is a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Co-Chair of the firm’s Public International Law Group. Her practice focuses on public international law, international commercial and treaty arbitration, and international and complex commercial litigation.

John Beechey CBE has served as chairman, party-appointed arbitrator, or sole arbitrator on international arbitral tribunals in both “ad hoc” (including UNCITRAL) and institutional arbitrations under the Rules of all major arbitral institutions including, inter alia, the EDF, ICC, ICDR/AAA, ICSID, LCIA, PCA, SIAC and Stockholm Chamber.

Doak Bishop is a partner in King & Spalding’s Houston office and co-chairs the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice Group. Doak is listed in Tier 1 by Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America and Chambers USA.

Co-Head of the arbitration group, LOBaptista-SVMFA. Former President, Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem - CBAr; Past Vice President and Co-Founding Member, CBAr;. Member, ILA International Arbitration Committee; Member, ICC Arbitration Commission; Member, ICC Latin-American Arbitration Commission; Member, ICDR/AAA Board for Latin America; Member, Editorial Council, CBAr Journal.

Cavinder Bull SC is Chief Executive Officer of Drew & Napier LLC, one of the largest firms in Singapore. He is also Vice-President of the SIAC Court of Arbitration and was the Deputy Chairman of SIAC from 2010 to 2017. He is Vice-President of the Asian Pacific Regional Arbitration Group.

Senior Counsel; Chairman of the Asian Academy of International Law; Past President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Past Vice President of ICC International Court of Arbitration; Past Chair of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; Adjunct Professor of Law School of Tsinghua University, Beijing.

General Counsel of ExxonMobil International Limited, Steering Committee Member and Past Chair of the Corporate Counsels’ International Arbitration Group, Member, Past Director and Past Court Member of the London Court of International Arbitration, Member of the Advisory Council to the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London, Member of the Advisory Board for the Turkish Commercial Law Review and Bencher of Middle Temple (London).

Judith is recognised as one of the leading practitioners in international arbitration. She was a partner in the global law firm Allen & Overy for more than 25 years and was Head of the International Arbitration Group for 11 years.

Judge, Supreme Judicial Court France), Adjunct Professor of Law (University Panthéon-Sorbonne), Past General Counsel and Deputy-Secretary General, International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, Hon. Bencher of Gray’s Inn (London).

Independent arbitrator based in Belgium and former partner of Stibbe; Vice-President of the ICC Court of Arbitration, listed ICSID Panel arbitrator, AAA Council member, Board member of Cepani, former Vice-President of the LCIA and former member of the Board of Trustees of DIAC

Former High Court Judge (Fixed Term), Singapore; Senior Counsel, Singapore; Former Member, Permanent Court of Arbitration; Chartered Arbitrator; Adjunct Professor, National University of Singapore; Board Member, Swiss Arbitration Association ( ASA); Former Vice Chair Committee D, International Bar Association; former Vice Chair, ICC International Court of Arbitration; former Council Member, International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS); Former Member, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); Chief Justice, Dubai International Financial Centre Courts; Trustee, Dubai Internatoinal Arbitration Centre; Member of Advisory Boards of Singapore International Arbitration Centre and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; Former President, Law Society of Singapore; Non-Resident Ambassador of Singapore to Switzerland.

Andrés Jana is litigation an arbitration partner at the Chilean law firm of Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana. Has a wide experience in international disputes, as a lawyer, arbitrator an expert.

Independent arbitrator in New York and Washington, DC, specializing in investor-State, international and complex commercial disputes; Vice President of the LCIA; a member of ICC Commission and Board of SICANA, Inc. (ICC North America); Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the College of Commercial Arbitrators; teaches arbitration and advocacy at Georgetown and American University law schools; serves on the Editorial Boards of the ICSID Review and Global Arbitration Review

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan; former Attorney General, Pakistan; former Member, Court of the London Court of International Arbitration; former Member of the Board, DIAC; Member of the Board, AAA; Member, Panel of arbitrators, SIAC and KLRCA; designated as an arbitrator, ICSID panel

Partner in the Moscow office of Baker & McKenzie; head of Baker & McKenzie CIS Dispute Resolution Practice Group; wide experience participating in international arbitration cases in accordance with the arbitration rules of the ICAC, UNCITRAL, ICC, SCC, LCIA and other arbitration institutions, both as a party counsel and arbitrator.

Secretary-General, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) at the World Bank; former Senior General Counsel and Director General, Trade Law Bureau of Canada; former Executive Assistant to the Deputy Minister of Justice of Canada and Counsel at the Civil Litigation Section of the Canadian Department of Justice. Ms. Kinnear has frequently spoken on and published with respect to international investment law and procedure, including as a co-author of Investment Disputes under NAFTA (Kluwer).

Partner, White & Case LLP; Co-Chair, International Arbitration Americas; Former President of the District of Columbia Bar and the American Bar Association; Chair of the Board of the American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce; Member of the Board, American-Turkish Council and American Indonesian Chamber of Commerce; Member of ICSID Panel of Arbitrators (appointed by Uzbekistan); Member, ICDR International List; Former member of the American Arbitration Association Executive Committee and Board; U.S. member of the NAFTA 2022 Committee; Member of the American Law Institute’s Council and its Advisory Committee on Restatement on International Arbitration and a Counselor on the ALI Restatement 4th on Public International Law; Counselor to the Executive Board of ASIL; Visiting Professor teaching International Investment Arbitration, University of Miami, School of Law.

Michelle MacPhee has over 25 years of experience in international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution. She is currently the Managing Counsel of BP Legal’s London based Dispute Resolution Team.

Dually-qualified (Paris and Rome Bars); registered to practice as a Foreign Lawyer in Singapore since 2012; acts as counsel, advocate and arbitrator in international commercial and investment arbitration and has represented private companies, States and State entities in proceedings under a variety of arbitration rules, including ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, LCIA and DIAC.

Carole Malinvaud is a partner at Gide in Paris, where she co-heads the international arbitration section of the firm and chairs Gide Pro Bono Foundation.

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Singapore, past Attorney-General of Singapore, past Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Singapore, past Dy Chairman of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, former Managing Partner, Rajah & Tann LLP, former Partner, Jones Day and Head of International Litigation and Arbitration for Asia

Founder and Senior Partner of AZB & Partners; Deputy Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of the HSBC Asia Pacific Board.

Michael Moser practices as an international arbitrator with 20 Essex Street Chambers. Michael is Honorary Past Chairman of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, a past member of the LCIA Court and of the Stockholm SCC Arbitration Institute Board and a current board member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC). He is also a Commission Member of CIETAC.

Attorney in private practice and Arbitrator; Partner, Ellen Gracie Advogados Associados; Former Chief-Justice, Brazilian Federal Supreme Court; Former Presiding Judge, National Justice Council; Vice-President, Ciesp/Fiesp Arbitration Chamber; Board Member, Brazilian Committee of Arbitration (CBAr); Board Member, International Council of Arbitration for Sport; Board Member, World Justice Project; Member, World Bank's Sanctions Board.

Yoshimi Ohara is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu in Tokyo, Japan. She is a Vice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC), Board Member of the Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA), Board Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and a former Vice President of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).

Constantine has appeared as counsel on some of the largest commercial arbitrations of the last decade, many of which relate to the energy sector. Constantine has been named as one of the “top 20” individuals in the world of arbitration each year since 2011 in “Who’s Who” of Commercial Arbitration.

President, SIAC Court of Arbitration; Former Chairman, Singapore International Arbitration Centre; Member, Board of Trustees, Dubai International Arbitration Centre; former President, Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; President, Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group; Commissioner, United Nations Compensation Commission; Court member, London International Court of Arbitration

Barrister at Brick Court Chambers, London

Klaus Sachs is a senior partner in the Munich office of the German law firm CMS Hasche Sigle. Mr. Sachs has more than 25 years of experience as chairman, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and counsel in more than 200 national and international arbitrations concerning commercial and investment disputes.

Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom & Affiliates (1 September 2014); former Chief Counsel Litigation, Siemens AG; Member, DIS Advisory Board; Member ICC Commission on Arbitration; Member, ICC National Committee for Germany; Member, AAA Board of Directors; Member, ASA Board; Former Member, IBA Arbitration Committee; Former Panel of Conciliators, ICSID.

Professor Hi-Taek Shin is currently serving as the Chairman of KCAB INTERNATIONAL, the international arm of Korean Commercial Arbitration Board. He has been teaching the resolution of commercial and investment disputes arising from cross border transactions at Seoul National University since 2007.

Vice-Chairman and Secretary General, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC); Vice-Chairman, China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC); President, Asia Pacific Arbitration Group (APRAG); Vice-Chairman, the China Academy of Arbitration Law (CAAL).

Vice-President, International Court of Justice; Member, ICSID panel of arbitrators; Member, Institute of International Law (Institut de droit international); Member, Board of Trustees, PCA Financial Assistance Fund.

Past Chair, IBA Arbitration Committee; Vice-Chair, Institute Transnational Arbitration (ITA); Member of the Court of LCIA; Member, ICSID Panel of Arbitrators; Chair, Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB); Member, ICC Institute of World Business LAw; Member ICC Latin American Arbitration Group.

Executive Director

Legal Counsel, Permanent Court of Arbitration; Executive Director and Executive Editor, ICCA; Adjunct Professor, University of Cape Town; Fellow, Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa); Editorial Board, Tijdschrift voor Arbitrage; Series Editor, PCA Award Series.

Advisory Members