ICCA Governing and Advisory Board

Executive Body

President
Ms. Lucy Reed, President of ICCA, currently is an independent arbitrator with Arbitration Chambers in New York. From 2016-2019, Lucy was the Director of the Centre for International Law and Professor of Practice at the National University of Singapore and, before her retirement in 2016, led the global international arbitration group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Now the President of the SIAC Court, Lucy has served as a Vice President of the ICC Court, Chair of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, and President of the American Society of International Law.

Ms. Lucy Reed

New YorkUnited States
President Elect & Vice President
Mr. Stanimir Alexandrov serves as an arbitrator in numerous cases administered by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), as well as ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Rules. He has been appointed to the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators and is also a member of the panel of arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC), the Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC), the Chinese International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), and the Arbitration Center at the Institute of Modern Arbitration (Moscow).

Dr. Stanimir Alexandrov

WashingtonUnited States
Vice President
Ms. Loretta Malintoppi is dually-qualified (Paris and Rome Bars) and has been registered to practice as a Foreign Lawyer in Singapore since 2012. She practiced in the Paris office of Eversheds from 1991 until 2012 and thereafter in the Singapore office until 2016. Loretta joined 39 Essex Chambers in January 2017. She 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.

Ms. Loretta Malintoppi

Singapore
Treasurer
Served as ‘Arbitrator’, ‘Legal Expert’ and ‘Counsel’ in more than 245 cases, involving parties from the Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. He received the LAW Magazine 2017 Best Legal Practitioner Award, the 2018 ASA International Arbitration Advocacy Prize, the 2019 AYA Hall-of-Fame African Arbitrator Award, the 2020 and 2021 Client Choice International Award. He is listed in Who’s Who Global Elite Thought Leaders: International Arbitration (2021 and 2022); selected among the Legal500 Africa Powerlist (2021) and the AYA’s Africa's Top 30 Powerlist (2021). He is the coeditor (with Prof Maxi Scherer and Ms. Niuscha Bassiri) of “International Arbitration and the COVID-19 Revolution” (2020); coeditor (with Prof Ethan Katsh and Mr. Daniel Rainey) of “Online Dispute Resolution: Theory and Practice” (2021).

Prof. Mohamed Abdel Wahab

CairoEgypt

Governing Board Members

Member
Olufunke Adekoya is an independent arbitrator, having retired as Head of the Disputes Practice Group at AELEX, a Lagos, Nigeria based law firm. She is regularly appointed as an arbitrator in commercial and investment related disputes in the energy and construction sectors. She is a Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and sits on the Court of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre. She is listed on the panel of arbitrators of the Kigali International Arbitration Centre, SIAC, ICSID and CIETAC amongst others. She is also a member of the African Users Council of the London Court of International Arbitration and ArbitralWomen.

Ms. Funke Adekoya

LagosNigeria
Member
Catherine Amirfar is Co-Chair of the International Disputes Resolution and Public International Law Groups at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and sits as a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. She is the immediate Past President of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), the pre-eminent learned society in the United States dedicated to international law. With over twenty years of experience, Ms. Amirfar is recognized as a top practitioner in international disputes globally. Her practice focuses on international commercial and treaty arbitration, international litigation and public international law. She regularly appears in U.S. courts and before international courts and arbitration tribunals, including the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Ms. Amirfar serves as a Member of the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Advisory Committees of the American Law Institute for the Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law of the United States and for the Restatement of the U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration. She is a member of the Governing Board of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the leading global organization of international arbitrators and arbitration practitioners, and serves as Co-Chair of the ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages in International Arbitration. She is also a member of the Court of Arbitration of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution of the American Arbitration Association. From 2014 to 2016, Ms. Amirfar served as Counselor on International Law to the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State in the Obama Administration, for which she received the State Department’s Superior Honor Award in recognition of her contributions to the Department.

Ms. Catherine Amirfar

New YorkUnited States
Member
Domitille Baizeau is a partner at LALIVE, based in Geneva. She has been acting as counsel and arbitrator in proceedings governed by civil law and common law and international law for over 20 years. Her areas of specialization include joint venture, M&A, shareholders, sales, distribution and investment disputes in the energy (oil & gas, solar), mining, finance and pharmaceutical sectors, as well as infrastructure projects. Domitille is a member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, Vice President of the Board of Directors the Swiss Arbitration Centre (and past Vice-President of its Arbitration Court). She also chairs the Management Board of LALIVE.

Ms. Domitille Baizeau

GenevaSwitzerland
Member
Mr. John Beechey CBE, a past President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, 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. He is the current Chairman of the Board of the BVI International Arbitration Centre. In June 2016, he was appointed CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for services to international arbitration.

Mr. John Beechey

LondonUnited Kingdom
Member
Ms. Adriana Braghetta is founding partner at Adriana Braghetta Advogados. She was formerly the Co-Head of the arbitration group at LOBaptista-SVMFA. She also formerly served as President of CBAr - "Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem" (2009-2013), having previously served as Vice-president (2005-2009) and co-founding member. She is a member of ILA International Arbitration Committee, ICC Arbitration Commission, ICC Latin-American Arbitration Commission, and ICDR/AAA Board for Latin America. She is also a member of different commissions in other institutions such as CCBC, CIESP, AMCHAM-SP. She is a Professor at FGV/SP and CEU-IICS, a member of the editorial council of CBAr journal.

Ms. Adriana Braghetta

São PauloBrazil
Member
Mr. Cavinder Bull SC is Chief Executive Officer of Drew & Napier LLC. He is also Vice-President of the SIAC Court of Arbitration. He is called to the bars of Singapore, New York and England & Wales. He handles both investor-state cases and commercial cases as arbitrator or counsel. He has published work in the areas of international arbitration and contract law. Beyond arbitration, he has held a number of appointments including being a member of the Securities Industries Council of Singapore and the Advisory Council to the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore.

Mr. Cavinder Bull, SC

Singapore
Member
Abby Cohen Smutny is the Global Head of White & Case’s International Arbitration Practice. She is widely recognized as one of the leading international arbitration practitioners globally. Abby’s leadership positions have included: Chair of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration (ITA); Vice President of the American Society of International Law; President of LCIA North American Users Council; AAA Advisory Board Member; Vice Chair of IBA Arbitration Committee and Chair of IBA Investment Treaty Sub-Committee; ALI Adviser on US Restatement on International Arbitration; co-Chair of the ICCA Task Force on Standards of Practice in International Arbitration; and Chair International Law Section of Washington DC Bar. Abby is a member of the Court of Arbitration of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and is a member of the Board of the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration.

Ms. Abby Cohen Smutny

WashingtonUnited States
Member
Prof Dr Nayla Comair-Obeid is the Founding Partner of Obeid & Partner where she heads the firm’s dispute resolution practice. She is also an associate member of 3VB Chambers in London and a Professor of International Arbitration. She has been actively involved in over 150 domestic and international commercial and investment arbitrations conducted in Arabic, French and English-language whether ad hoc and or institutional (ICSID, ICC, LCIA, DIAC, CRCICA, BCDR, DIFC-LCIA, UNCITRAL, etc). Throughout her career, Professor Comair-Obeid has held and continues to hold pre-eminent positions. She has been elected the Vice Chair of the ICC Global (as of June 2022) and appointed the Chair of the Jury of the ICC Institute Prize (2023 edition). She sits, among others, as a member of the ICC Executive Board, former member of the LCIA Court, member of the CRCICA Board of Trustees, Companion of the CIArb, and member of the international commercial expert committee of China’s Supreme People’s Court. She has authored numerous publications, including the book “The Law of Business Contracts in the Middle East”, among others.

Prof. Dr. Nayla Comair-Obeid

DubaiUnited Arab Emirates
Member
Law Degree from the University of São Paulo (1994)
DEA in International Private Law and International Trade from the University of Paris II - Pantheon-Assas (1997)
PhD. in Private International Law from the University of São Paulo (2008) with final thesis on "Objective Arbitrability"
Founding Partner of BKBG Advogados (from 2004 thru 2010)
Partner of Mattos Filho Advogados (since 2010 )

Mr. Eduardo Damião Gonçalves

Sao PauloBrazil
Member
Dr. Juan Fernandez-Armesto is a professional arbitrator and specializes in commercial, investment and construction arbitration. He has extensive experience in both Spanish domestic arbitrations as well as international arbitrations administered by bodies such as the ICC, LCIA, VIAC, DIAC and ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Rules. He has been President of the Spanish Securities and Exchange Commission (CNMV) (1996-2000), partner of Uría Menéndez (1983-1996) and Chaired Professor of Commercial Law (1988-2009).

Dr. Juan Fernandez-Armesto

MadridSpain
Member
Ms. Judith Gill 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. She moved to Singapore in September 2015 and joined Twenty Essex Chambers in Singapore in May 2018. Since May 2022 she practices exclusively as an independent arbitrator and has extensive experience in matters involving construction, energy contracts, manufacturing, distributorship agreements and other commercial agreements. She is the immediate past President of the LCIA Court. She was the second female solicitor-advocate to be appointed KC in England.

Ms. Judith Gill KC

Singapore
Member
Justice Ellen Gracie Northfleet is an attorney in private practice, an arbitrator in Rio de Janeiro and Former Chief-Justice, Brazilian Federal Supreme Court. She currently acts as Vice-President of the Arbitration Chamber of the Federation of Industries of São Paulo - FIESP. She serves on the Board of the Brazilian Committee of Arbitration (CBAr) and on the Board of Directors of the World Justice Project. Gracie has acted as a member of the World Bank´s Sanctions Board from April 22, 2013 until the end of her second term in April 21, 2019. She is also member of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport and of the Inter-American Dialogue.

Ms. Ellen Gracie Northfleet

Rio de JaneiroBrazil
Member
Samaa A. Haridi is a common and civil law trained, trilingual partner at King & Spalding. Ms. Haridi has significant experience representing clients in multi-jurisdictional international commercial and investment arbitration proceedings under the arbitration rules of all the major arbitral institutions. Ms. Haridi also frequently sits as an arbitrator in international commercial and investment disputes. Ms. Haridi is a member of the bars of New York, California, and England & Wales. She is fluent in French and Arabic and is also conversant in Spanish.

Ms. Samaa Haridi

New YorkUnited States
Member
Karl Hennessee, FRAeS, is SVP Litigation, Investigations & Regulatory Affairs at Airbus, where he leads the Group’s global activities in these areas. Separately, he occasionally sits as arbitrator and serves on the board of directors of companies and nonprofits. Until July, 2019, he also served as Chairman of the Governing Body of the ICC Court of International Arbitration and is now a member of the HKIAC Council as well as its Proceedings Committee. He also serves on the Advisory Council for the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London.

Mr. Karl Hennessee

BlagnacFrance
Member
James Hosking has been practicing in the international disputes arena for over 25 years. As co-founder of international dispute resolution boutique Chaffetz Lindsey, he leads the firm’s international arbitration team. James’ practice has seen him appear in over one hundred arbitrations as counsel, while he also sits as arbitrator in commercial and investor-state cases. He is an adjunct professor at NYU School of Law, co-author of the leading Commentary on the ICDR International Rules, and a Fellow of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand. James was previously a partner in a leading international firm and also practiced in New Zealand.

Mr. James Hosking

New YorkUnited States
Member
Mr. Andrés Jana is litigation and arbitration partner at the Chilean law firm of Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana and a Professor at Universidad de Chile. He has wide experience in international disputes, as a lawyer, arbitrator and expert. These disputes involved international arbitration as well as international public law issues and have been carried out, among others, before the ICJ, ICSID, ICC, LCIA, AAA, SCC. He is the Chilean delegate before UNCITRAL, and has been elected to Chair the WGII work on Expedited Proceedings in International Arbitration. He is on the Chilean List of Arbitrators for ICSID, is a former member of the LCIA, fomer Vice-Chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee, and former Chair of the ITA Americas Initiative.

Mr. Andrés Jana

SantiagoChile
Member
Dyalá Jiménez is a Costa Rican national and specializes in international arbitration. She is frequently appointed as arbitrator in institutional and ad hoc arbitrations, both in commercial and investor-State disputes. She is a member of the ICSID panel of conciliators and arbitrators for Costa Rica and of the ICC International Court of Arbitration.

She is a Fulbright Scholar and alumnus of Georgetown University Law Center, is author of numerous publications (visit www.djarbitraje.com) and has taught in several universities.

Dyalá served as Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica (2018-2020).

Ms. Dyalá Jiménez

San JoséCosta Rica
Member
Jean Kalicki is an independent arbitrator associated with Arbitration Chambers, specializing in investment disputes and complex international cases; until 2016, she was a Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP. She is a member of the ICCA Governing Board and the ICC Commission, and formerly was a Vice President of the LCIA and member of the AAA Board and Council. She is regularly ranked in Chambers’ Band 1 (“Most In-Demand” Arbitrators) for both Global Arbitration and Public International Law, and was its only “Star Arbitrator” (above Band 1) in the USA for 2019-2020. Best Lawyers in America has named her “Lawyer of the Year” five times in her jurisdiction and practice; Who’s Who Legal annually lists her as a “Thought Leaders: Global Elite”; and Global Arbitration Review named her the “Best Prepared/Most Responsive Arbitrator" worldwide in 2017.

Ms. Jean Kalicki

New YorkUnited States
Member
Mr. Vladimir Khvalei is a senior partner at Mansors Law Firm.
Mr Khvalei has significant experience participating in litigation both in Russia and abroad and representing Russian and foreign companies operating in various industries, including oil and gas, construction, banking and others in complex international disputes. Mr Khvalei has also acted as counsel and arbitrator in international cases under a wide range of arbitration Rules including those of UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, SCС, MKAS, HKIAC, ICAC, CRCICA, ICSID and other arbitration institutions.
Mr Khvalei is included in the lists of various arbitral institutions in Russia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Republic of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, UAE, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, US and Israel.

Mr. Vladimir Khvalei

MoscowRussian Federation
Member
Mr. Toby Landau KC is a barrister, advocate and arbitrator practising as a sole practitioner in London and as a member of Duxton Hill Chambers (Singapore Group Practice) in Singapore. He specialises in international arbitration, and has argued hundreds of major international commercial, investor-State and inter-state arbitrations, as well as ground-breaking cases in the courts of numerous jurisdictions. As Arbitrator, he has extensive experience under most of the world’s leading ad hoc and institutional rules and is a member of various panels including ICSID. He is on the Panel of Advisers to the Attorney-General of Singapore; Visiting Professor at Kings College London; Vice President of the SIAC Court of Arbitration; and a draftsman of arbitration legislation in a number of jurisdictions.

Mr. Toby Landau KC

Singapore
Member
Ms. 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 and also heads BP Legal’s International Arbitration Centre of Expertise. Prior to joining BP in 2010, she was of Counsel in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s London International Arbitration Group. Her current responsibilities at BP include identifying, evaluating and managing legal, financial, business operation and reputational risks relating to all manner of major commercial disputes and potential disputes arising from BP’s global businesses and Group level activities.

Ms. Michelle MacPhee

LondonUnited Kingdom
Member
Ms. 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. She is a member of the Paris and New York Bars and has acted as counsel or arbitrator in over eighty international arbitration proceedings either ad hoc or institutional, as well as before domestic French courts in relation to international litigations and arbitrations. She is the current Vice Chair of the ICC Court (2021-2024), she was Chair of the ICC France (2013-2020), a member of the LCIA Court, a member of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS), and Chair of the Ordinary Chamber of the Court for Arbitration for Sport (CAS).



Ms. Carole Malinvaud

ParisFrance
Member
Mr. Fernando Mantilla-Serrano is a partner and co-chair of the International Arbitration Practice at Latham & Watkins. He has served as both lead counsel and arbitrator under the ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SCC, ICDR, IACAC, UNCITRAL and EDF arbitration rules. Mr Mantilla-Serrano is fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), member of the International Law Association (ILA) and of the Court of Arbitration of the Singapore International Arbitration Center – SIAC. He is aslo member of the Governing Board of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA). Mr Mantilla-Serrano is admitted to the bars of Colombia, New York (USA), Paris (France) and Madrid (Spain).

Mr. Fernando Mantilla-Serrano

ParisFrance
Member
Ms. Zia Mody is the Founder and Senior Partner of AZB & Partners. She was the former Deputy Chairman and a Non-Executive Director, HSBC Asia Pacific Board, a former Member of the World Bank Administrative Tribunal and former Vice-President and member of the LCIA. She was also a member of the Committee on Corporate Governance formed by SEBI, the Godrej Committee on Corporate Governance and of the Reserve Bank of India Committee on Comprehensive Financial Services for Small Businesses and Low-Income Households.

Ms. Zia Mody

MumbaiIndia
Member
Dr. Michael Moser practices as an international arbitrator with 20 Essex Street Chambers and is a Chartered arbitrator and Fellow of the chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a current board member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) and a Commission Member of CIETAC. He is an Honorary Past Chairman of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and a past member of the LCIA Court and of the Stockholm SCC Arbitration Institute Board. He is the author of many books and articles, co-editor of The Asia Arbitration Handbook (Oxford Univ. Press, 2011) and former General Editor of the Journal of International Arbitration.

Dr. Michael Moser

-Hong Kong
Member
Ms. Sylvia Noury is a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where she heads the International Arbitration Group in London. Her practice focuses on high-stakes international commercial and treaty arbitration in high-risk jurisdictions. She is a Member of the Board of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC); the Advisory Council of Africa Arbitration; the ITA Advisory Board and a former a Member of the Arbitration Committee and Nominations Sub-Committee of the ICC UK. She is the Founder and Co-Chair of the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge.

Ms. Sylvia Noury KC

LondonUnited Kingdom
Member
Ms. Yoshimi Ohara is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu in Tokyo, Japan. She served as counsel in international arbitration under the rules of the ICC, ICSID, AAA/ICDR, SIAC and JCAA. She also served as co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator and presiding arbitrator under rules of the ICC, SIAC, JCAA, KCAB, ICDR and UNCITRAL. She is a member of the Governing Board of the ICCA, a member of the Board of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and a member of the Executive Director of the Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA). She is a former Vice President of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC). She is admitted to the Japanese Bar and the New York Bar and has an LLM. from Harvard Law School.

Ms. Yoshimi Ohara

TokyoJapan
Member
Mr. Constantine Partasides KC has appeared as counsel on some of the largest commercial arbitrations of the last decade, many of which relate to the energy sector. He 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. He is a co-author of the fourth, fifth and sixth editions of the leading textbook on international arbitration, Redfern and Hunter on International Arbitration. He is a solicitor-advocate (Higher Courts Civil), and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2014.

Mr. Constantine Partasides KC

LondonUnited Kingdom
Member
Prof. Dr. Klaus Sachs is a senior partner at CMS Hasche Sigle and an honorary professor on international arbitration law at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich. He 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. He is a member of the board of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS). He is a former Vice President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and a former Vice President of the London Court of International Arbitration. He is also on the Panel of Arbitrators maintained by ICSID and is a co-editor of the German Arbitration Journal.

Prof. Dr. Klaus Sachs

MunichGermany
Member
Professor Maxi Scherer is a Special Counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in London and a Professor of Law at Queen Mary University of London, where she holds the Chair for International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Energy Law. She has practiced international arbitration for more than 20 years and represented clients, served as arbitrator or legal expert in more than 120 commercial and investor-state arbitrations. She is Vice-President of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), a member of the Governing Board of International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), a co-chair of the IBA Investment Arbitration Subcommittee and holds many other public appointments and commissions of trust, including being a member of the panel of arbitrators (ICSID). Maxi has been regularly ranked by Who’s Who Legal, Chambers, The Legal 500, BestLawyer etc. as leading arbitration practitioner and is identified amongst the top “Global Elite Thought Leaders” in the field.

Prof. Dr. Maxi Scherer

LondonUnited Kingdom
Member
Mr Audley Sheppard KC is a Partner of Clifford Chance LLP. He is an advocate and an arbitrator in infrastructure and investment disputes. He is also a Member of the Governing Board of ICCA, and Chair of the Advisory Council at the School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary, London. He has been Chair of the LCIA Board and a Vice-President of the LCIA Court, Member of the ICC Court, Co-Chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee, and Rapporteur of the ILA Arbitration Committee.

Mr. Audley Sheppard KC

LondonUnited Kingdom
Member
Prof. Hi-Taek Shin is currently serving as the Chairman of KCAB INTERNATIONAL, the international arm of Korean Commercial Arbitration Board. He is an arbitrator at Twenty Essex Chambers (practice base in Seoul, Korea). He has been teaching the resolution of commercial and investment disputes arising from cross-border transactions at Seoul National University since 2007. Prior to moving to academia, he was a partner of Kim & Chang, the leading Korean law firm. He regularly sits as an arbitrator both in international investment treaty arbitrations and international commercial arbitrations.

Prof. Hi-Taek Shin

Jung-gu, SeoulKorea, Republic of
Member
Mr. Eduardo Siqueiros is an independent arbitrator and a part-time Professor and lecturer in Mexican law schools. He has authored articles on the subject of arbitration, corporate law, trade and investment. He has been included in Band 1 in Chambers and Partners Global and Latin America (2010-2015), and Legal 500 Latin America (2013-2015).He is also a member of the Mexican Arbitration Institute (IMA), the Mexican Arbitration Committee (ICC) and is on the Panel of Arbitrators, ICSID.

Mr. Eduardo Siqueiros

Cuidad de MexicoMexico
Member
Claus von Wobeser is the Founding Partner of Von Wobeser y Sierra. He has acted in over 200 international arbitration proceedings, and has served as Vice President of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, Co-Chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee, President of the Arbitration Commission of ICC Mexico, Member of the Panel of Arbitrators of ICSID, Member of the London Court of International Arbitration, Member of the Board of Directors of the AAA and as a Member of the ICC Court. In 1994 he founded and since teaches on the diploma course on arbitration co-organized by the Escuela Libre de Derecho and ICC México. Currently, he serves as President of ALARB and ICC Mexico and as a member of the ICCA Governing Board. He studied law at Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City and a PhD at Université de Paris 2, Sorbonne.

Dr. Claus von Wobeser

Mexico CityMexico
Member
Dr. Jianlong Yu is the Vice Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and Executive Vice Chairman of the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC); Vice Chairman of the World Chambers Federation. He is former Vice-Chairman of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC); Vice-Chairman of the China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC) . He is also a Former President of the Asia Pacific Arbitration Group (APRAG) and Former Vice-Chairman of the China Academy of Arbitration Law (CAAL).

Dr. Jianlong Yu

BeijingChina
Member
Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf serves as the Vice-President of the International Court of Justice. He is a Member of the ICSID panel of arbitrators, a Member of the Institute of International Law (Institut de droit international), as well as a Founder and General Editor of the African Yearbook of International Law / Annuaire africain de droit international, and a Founding Member and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the African Foundation for International Law. He has previously served as Chief Legal Counsel to various international organizations including UNESCO and UNIDO.

Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf

The HagueNetherlands

Executive Director

Executive Director
Ms. Lise Bosman is Senior Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration and the Executive Director and Executive Editor at ICCA. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cape Town, a Fellow at the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa) , serves on the Editorial Board of Tijdschrift voor Arbitrage and is Series Editor of the PCA Award Series. She is the General Editor and contributing author to “Arbitration in Africa: a Practitioners' Guide” (Kluwer Law International, July 2013).

Ms. Lise Bosman

The HagueNetherlands

Advisory Board Members

Honorary President
Mr. Donovan is Co-Head of the International Disputes Group at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and teaches International Arbitration and International Investment Law and Arbitration at the New York University School of Law. He is also a visiting professor at the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London. He serves as a member of the US Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law, a member of the Advisory Committees of the American Law Institute for the Restatement of US Foreign Relations Law and for the Restatement of the US Law of International Commercial Arbitration (ITA), and he has also served as an Alternate Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration.

Mr. Donald Donovan

New YorkUnited States
Honorary President
Dr. Gerold Herrmann was President of ICCA from 2002 until 2010. Until his retirement in 2001 he worked for 26 years for UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law), the last ten years thereof as its Director. His major achievement was the elaboration and promulgation of the UNCITRAL Model Law and the concomitant assistance in establishing or internationalising arbitration centres all over the world. Dr. Herrmann is Honorary Professor of Vienna University, Honorary Vice President of the LCIA Court and former President of the LCIA Court. In 2001 INSOL International presented to him the Scroll of Honour and the International Insolvency Institute honoured him in 2006 with the Outstanding Contributions Award.

Dr. Gerold Herrmann

ViennaAustria
Honorary President
Prof. Dr. Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler is a Founding Partner of Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler and has extensive experience as an international arbitrator. She is also Professor Emerita at Geneva University, and Visiting Professor at various universities, including NUS, Sciences Po Paris and MIDS. She is Honorary President of ICCA, the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), as well as the founder and former director of the Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS).

Prof. Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler

GenevaSwitzerland
Honorary President
Mr. Fali Nariman is a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India and President Emeritus of the Bar Association of India. He is an Honorary Member of the International Commission of Jurists; a past President of the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA); a Member of the Court of the LCIA; a past Vice Chairman International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); and a past Co-Chair of the Human Rights Institute of the IBA.

Mr. Fali Nariman

New DelhiIndia
Honorary President
Judge, Bahrain Court of Cassation (authorised to act in personal capacity in international arbitrations). Past
positions: Partner successively in Coudert Frères, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer & Three Crowns; President,
ICCA, LCIA & World Bank Administrative Tribunal; Vice-President, ICC Court of International Arbitration; Member,
SIAC Court of Arbitration; tenured professor at the University of Miami; Centennial Professor, London School of
Economics. Law degrees: Yale, Paris.

Prof. Jan Paulsson

ManamaBahrain
Honorary President
Professor Albert Jan van den Berg is a partner at Hanotiau & van den Berg (Brussels, Belgium). He Honorary President of ICCA, having served as President from 2014–2016. He is a Visiting Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, Tsinghua University School of Law and University of Miami School of Law; Emeritus Professor (Arbitration Chair) at Erasmus University, Rotterdam; and member of the faculty of the University of Geneva Master in International Dispute Settlement Program. He is Honorary President of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute, and former Vice-President of the London Court of International Arbitration. Professor van den Berg has published extensively on international arbitration (see www.hvdb.com), in particular, the New York Convention of 1958 (see www.newyorkconvention.org.

Prof. Albert Jan van den Berg

BrusselsBelgium
Honorary Vice President
Dr. Michael Hwang SC currently practises as a Barrister, primarily servicing lawyers as International Arbitrator and (selectively) as Leading Counsel. He has served as Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, a Judicial Commissioner (Contract Judge for a fixed period) of the High Court of Singapore, President of the Law Society of Singapore and Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to Switzerland and Argentina.

Dr. Michael Hwang SC

Singapore
Honorary Vice President
Mrs Tinuade Oyekunle is the managing partner and founder of Tinuade Oyekunle & Co, (Now known as Sonotina Chambers). She is a seasoned Chartered Arbitrator, handling complex national and international commercial arbitration disputes. She has been appointed in disputes under the auspices of the ICC, ICSID, and other arbitration institutions. She is a member of the Governing Council of the Lagos International Centre for Commercial Arbitration. Tinuade is an ardent participant in discussions dealing with issues relating to development of ADR and enforcement of Awards. Mrs Tinuade Oyekunle, with her colleague Chief Bayo Ojo SAN, co-authored the "Handbook On Arbitration and ADR Practice In Nigeria," published by LexisNexis in January 2019.

Ms. Tinuade Oyekunle

LagosNigeria
Honorary Secretary General
Mr. Antonio R. Parra was Secretary General of ICCA from 2004 to 2010. He is currently an Ethics Adviser under the Code of Conduct for Board Officials of the World Bank Group. His earlier positions include Deputy Secretary-General, ICSID, Legal Adviser, ICSID, Senior Counsel, World Bank, and Counsel, World Bank.

Mr. Antonio Parra

EastonUnited States
Member
Partner, ABDEL RAOUF LAW FIRM (Egypt); Associate Professor, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne; Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Member of the Advisory Committee of the CRCICA; Alternate Member ICC Court; Chairman of the Egypt Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb); Member of the Arbitration Committee of the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA); Member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA); Arbitrator, Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS); Conciliator, ICSID Panel of Conciliators; CEDR Accredited Mediator; Director of the CRCICA (2012-2016); Member of the Board of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, SCC (2012-2017); Vice President, the International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions, IFCAI (2011-2015).

Dr. Mohamed ABDEL RAOUF

Sheikh ZayedEgypt
Member
Cecil Abraham, Senior Partner of Cecil Abraham & Partners, is a Barrister and a Bencher of the Middle Temple. He is a Fellow of Queen Mary & Westfield College, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators U.K., Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. He is a Chartered Arbitrator and is a member of various arbitral tribunals. Cecil has an extensive arbitration practice and appears as counsel in domestic and international arbitrations. Cecil is a Member of the ICSID panel.

Mr. Cecil Abraham

Kuala LumpurMalaysia
Member
Mr. Makhdoom Ali Khan is a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and a former Attorney General for Pakistan. He has appeared in many important commercial cases before the High Courts and the Supreme Court. He also sits as an arbitrator in ad hoc and institutional domestic, international commercial and investment arbitrations. He was a member of the Court of the London Court of International Arbitration and is a member of the Board of AAA. He is a former Member of the Board of DIAC. He is on the panel of arbitrators of SIAC and KLRCA and has been designated as an arbitrator on the ICSID panel.

Mr. Makhdoom Ali Khan

KarachiPakistan
Member
Mr.Doak Bishop is a partner in King & Spalding’s Houston office and co-chairs the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice Group. He has served as both an arbitrator and counsel under the auspices of ICSID, the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICDR, AAA, IACAC, and CPR, as well as in ad hoc arbitrations. He has served as Chairman of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration, Advisor to the American Law Institute’s Restatement of Law (3rd) of International Commercial Arbitration, a member of the Board of Directors of AAA, as a member of the Courts of the LCIA and of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, as a member of the Executive Committee of ASIL, and others.

Mr. Doak Bishop

HoustonUnited States
Member
Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Bockstiegel is an arbitrator, sole practitioner and member of Law Faculty of University of Cologne as Professor Emeritus. He has practiced as parties' counsel, as mediator, and as arbitrator and president of arbitration tribunal in many national and interna­tional arbitrations of the ICC, ICSID, NAFTA, AAA, SCC, UNCITRAL and others. He is a Past Patron of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Honorary Chairman (Chairman 1996-2012), German Arbitration Institute (DIS); President, International Law Association (ILA) 2004-2006 and President, German Association for International Law 1993-2006. In view of his age, in 2018 he stopped accepting new arbitrator appointments, and by the end of 2019 he resigned from
the remaining cases still pending at that time. 2021 the https://khboeckstiegel-foundation.was created.

Prof. Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel

FrankenforstGermany
Member
Prof. Dr. Nael G. Bunni is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Arbitrator, Conciliator/Mediator and Visiting Professor in Construction Law and Contract Administration, Trinity College Dublin. He is currently a member of: the Commission on International Arbitration of ICC and is involved in many of its Standing Committees; Advisory Member to the Governing Board of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, ICCA; and, since September 2009, a special advisor of FIDIC’s Contracts Committee.

Dr. Nael Bunni

DublinIreland
Member
Ms. Teresa Cheng is Senior Counsel of Hong Kong SAR and served as founding Chairman of Asian Academy of International Law. She was the Vice-President of ICCA, Deputy President for 2007 and President for 2008 of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Vice-President, ICC Court of International Arbitration. She established the International Arbitration and Dispute Settlement Program at the Law School of Tsinghua University and served as Course Director and adjunct Professor. She also sat as a Recorder in the Court of First Instance of the High Court and served as the Secretary for Justice of Hong Kong.

Ms. Teresa Cheng

Hong Kong
Member
Prof. Bernardo Cremades is a lawyer, arbitrator and senior partner of B. Cremades y Asociados. He is a Professor of International Business Law at Universidad de Madrid and is a member of the Institute of World Business Law of the ICC. He is the leading Spanish international arbitration practitioner (“number one practitioner in Spain for commercial arbitration legal expertise” and “one of the top names in the industry”, Who’s Who legal, July 2005). His international recognition includes Germany’s distinguished Verdienstkreuz award, and the French distinction of Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite.

Prof. Bernardo Cremades

MadridSpain
Member
Mr. Dushyant Dave is a Senior Lawyer practising in the Supreme Court of India and the High Courts across the country. He joined the Bar in 1978 and practised in the Gujarat High Court till 1986 and then moved to Delhi. His practice over a span of more than four decades involves various branches of law including Civil Laws, Criminal laws and Corporate laws. He has appeared in large number of matters involving Constitutional and Public Law issues as also issues including Fundamental Rights and Civil Liberties of citizens. He has defended many citizens and their causes pro Bono. He actively participates in the field of International Commercial Arbitration and has been on Governing Board of International Congress and Convention Association (“ICCA”) and American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) and London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”).

Mr. Dushyant Dave

New DelhiIndia
Member
Mr. Yves Derains is Partner of Derains & Gharavi, Paris
Honorary Chairman of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, former Chairman of the Comité Français de l’Arbitrage and Co-Chairman of the ICC Working Group on the reduction of costs and time in international Arbitration. Past Secretary General, International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Member of the Paris Bar. He has acted as counsel or arbitrator in more than 200 international proceedings throughout the world. He is the author of many publications on international arbitration.

Mr. Yves Derains

ParisFrance
Member
Hon. L. Yves Fortier is currently judge ad hoc of the International Court of Justice in the Hague. He was Chairman Emeritus and Senior Partner of Norton, Rose, Fulbright until 2012. In 2013, he became the Founding Partner of the Cabinet Yves Fortier in Montreal. Since 1992, he has acted as arbitrator and mediator in many major international arbitrations under the auspices of the ICC, LCIA, AAA, ICSID, CAS and others. From 1988 to 1992, he was Canada's Ambassador and Permanent representative to the United Nations in New York. In 1989, he was President of the Security Council. From 1998 to 2001, he was President of the LCIA. From 2013 to 2017 he was Chairman of the Sanctions Board of the World Bank and he presently serves as Chairman of the Enforcement Committee of the EBRD. Mr. Fortier is a Companion of the Order of Canada (C.C.) and an officer of the Ordre du Québec (O.Q.).

Hon. L. Yves Fortier, PC, CC, OQ, KC

MontréalCanada
Member
Prof. Dr. Bernard Hanotiau is a member of the Brussels and Paris Bars. He is a founding partner of Hanotiau & van den Berg. Since 1978, he has been actively involved in more than 600 international arbitration cases as party-appointed arbitrator, chairman, sole arbitrator, counsel and expert in all parts of the world. He is professor emeritus of the law school of Louvain University (Belgium). He is a member of the Council of the ICC Institute. He is also a former vice-president of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration (Dallas) and a former vice-president of the LCIA Court. He is a member of the Court of Arbitration of SIAC, of the Consultative board of HKIAC and a former Vice-President of the Governing Board of DIAC (Dubai).

Prof. Dr. Bernard Hanotiau

BrusselsBelgium
Member
Judge Dominique Hascher is a Judge on the Supreme Judicial Court of France. Previously, he served as General Counsel and Deputy-Secretary General at the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, Hon. Bencher of Gray’s Inn in London.

Hon. Dominique Hascher

ParisFrance
Member
Mr. Neil Kaplan is an arbitrator with Arbitration Chambers in both England and Hong Kong. Mr. Kaplan was the Chairman of Hong Kong’s WTO Review Body on Bid Challenges from 2000 – 2004 and was formerly Chairman of Hong Kong’s Telecommunications (Competition Provision) Appeal Board. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is a Chartered Arbitrator. He is also a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators as well as a panellist of CIETAC. In June 2001, he was awarded a CBE for services to international arbitration. In 2007, he was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR.

Mr. Neil Kaplan CBE, KC, SBS

MelbourneAustralia
Member
Dr. Fathi Kemicha is the founder of Kemicha Legal Consulting K.L.C. He has acted as arbitrator and counsel in numerous institutional and ad hoc commercial arbitrations. He is a former member of the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC) and the World Bank Group Sanctions Board. He served as Vice-Chairman of the Commission on Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and was also a member of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) Board of Trustees. He was made Knight of the French Legion of Honor by President Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic, and awarded by His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, "The Order of Bahrain" (First Class).

Dr. Fathi Kemicha

Les Berges du Lac, TunisTunisia
Member
Kap-You (Kevin) is a senior founding partner at Peter & Kim in Seoul, a dispute resolution practice with offices in Korea, Switzerland, Australia and Singapore. Over the past 30 years, he has acted as counsel, presiding arbitrator, co-arbitrator and sole arbitrator in more than 300 cases of international arbitration under various arbitration rules.

Mr. Kap-You (Kevin) Kim

SeoulKorea, Republic of
Member
Ms. Meg Kinnear is currently the Secretary-General of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) at the World Bank. She was formerly the Senior General Counsel and Director General of the Trade Law Bureau of Canada, where she was responsible for the conduct of all international investment and trade litigation involving Canada. Prior to this, she was Executive Assistant to the Deputy Minister of Justice of Canada and Counsel at the Civil Litigation Section of the Canadian Department of Justice.

Ms. Meg Kinnear

WashingtonUnited States
Member
Prof. Alexander Komarov is currently Professor of International Private Law Chair at the Russian Academy of Foreign Trade and a Member of the Consultative Council at the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. He is a CIArb Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator. He is also a member of the Presidium of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. He was a Vice-President of the International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions, an LCIA Member, and a Member of the Board of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

Prof. Alexander Komarov

MoscowRussian Federation
Member
The Hon. Marc Lalonde is a sole practitioner acting exclusively as international arbitrator and mediator. He previously spent 22 years as a partner and senior counsel at Stikeman Elliott LLP. He is also member of the Arbitration Panel under Chapter 20 of NAFTA and mediator for the Court of Arbitration for Sport. He is a Certified Arbitrator of the Canadian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation. Between 1995 and 2005, he served as Ad Hoc Judge of the International Court of Justice in two cases. He also served as Special Envoy in the Canada-Brazil regional aircraft dispute (1998).

Hon. Marc Lalonde CP, OC, cr

ND de l’Ile PerrotCanada
Member
Ms. Carolyn Lamm is a Partner at White & Case LLP and Distinguished Faculty Chair of the LLM Program in International Arbitration and Visiting Professor at University of Miami. She is also the Chair of International Arbitration Americas and of the American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce. She is a Member of the Board of American-Turkish Council and American Indonesian Chamber of Commerce. She is a Member of ICSID Panel of Arbitrators, a member of the ICDR International List, the American Law Institute’s Council and its Advisory Committee on Restatement on International Arbitration and the U.S. member of the NAFTA 2022 Committee.

Ms. Carolyn Lamm

WashingtonUnited States
Member
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Singapore, Sundaresh Menon previously held office as Judge of Appeal and as Attorney-General of Singapore. He is a former Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Singapore. He previously served as Dy Chairman of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and worked as Managing Partner at Rajah & Tann LLP and Partner at Jones Day and Head of International Litigation and Arbitration for Asia.

Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon

Singapore
Member
Mr. Carolos Nehring Netto is Founder of Nehring & Associados - Advocacia and teaches arbitration at FGV University. He has been nominated a CHEVALIER DE L’ORDRE DU MERITE in recognition of legal services rendered to French enterprises. He was the Brazilian member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC for three mandates (from 1987 through 1996). He has served twice as Chairman of the Arbitration Center of the American Chamber of Commerce in S. Paulo.

Mr. Carlos Netto

São PauloBrazil
Member
Prof. William W. (Rusty) Park is Professor of Law at Boston University, where he lectures on tax, banking and international business transactions. He is former General Editor of Arbitration International. He has served on the Appeals Tribunal for the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims and as Arbitrator on the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland. Prof. Park is also past President of the London Court of International Arbitration and past Chair of the ABA Committee on International Commercial Dispute Resolution.

Prof. William W. Park

CohassetUnited States
Member
Prof. Dr Michael Pryles was the Founder President of the SIAC Court of Arbitration and Chairman of the Board of SIAC. Prior to that he was President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration and the founding President of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. He also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre, a Commissioner of the United Nations Compensation Commission and a Court member of the London International Court of Arbitration. For his services to international arbitration we was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia. For several years he was also a member of the Australian Government delegation to the Hague Conference on Private International Law.

Prof. Dr. Michael Pryles

ToorakAustralia
Member
The Hon. Andrew Rogers currently acts as an international legal consultant, specialising in the area of arbitration, meditation and dispute resolution, with his expertise spanning relevant legislation in the U.K, U.S, Asia and Europe as well as Australian Law. He has acted as Chairman, Sole Arbitrator and member of Arbitral Tribunals and has been a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in charge of the Commercial List, as well as the foundation Chief Judge of that court’s Commercial Division.

Hon. Andrew Rogers KC

SydneyAustralia
Member
Dr. Sessler is a Partner in the Frankfurt office of Skadden,
Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. She is widely recognized as one of Germany's leading disputes lawyers, with extensive experience in international and domestic arbitration and complex litigation proceedings. She represents industrial corporations and financial service providers in disputes relating to inter alia M&A and supply contracts, joint ventures and other commercial agreements, as well as in shareholder litigation and disputes to corporate boards. She also represents states and investors in treaty arbitration proceedings. Dr. Sessler holds positions in various arbitration institutions, including the ICC Court of Arbitration, the ICC Commission on Arbitration and the AAA board.

Dr. Anke Sessler

Frankfurt am MainGermany
Member
Prof. Yasuhei Taniguchi is Professor Emeritus at Kyoto University in Japan. He is Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court and Counsel at Matsuo & Kosugi. He is a former member of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body; Special Advisor of the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association and Former President, Japan Association of Arbitrators and Civil Procedure Association. He is internationally recognized for his expertise in comparative and transnational legal studies. He is a leading scholar in several areas of law including Civil Procedure, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, and International Trade Law.

Prof. Yasuhei Taniguchi

TokyoJapan
Member
Prof. Dr. Guido Tawil is an Independent Arbitrator, former Chair Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Buenos Aires School of Law and Senior Partner at M. & M. Bomchil in Buenos Aires, where he headed the International Arbitration, Administrative Law and Regulatory Matters practices for over 25 years. He is Honorary President, Founding Member and Past Chair of the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB), Past Co-Chair of the IBA´s Arbitration Committee and Latin American Fora; Past Council member of the IBA´s Legal Practice Division, Past Court Member of the LCIA, of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) Academic Council, of the ICC Latin American Arbitration Group, and of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, current member of SIAC’s Court of Arbitration, among other positions.

Prof. Dr. Guido Tawil

Punta del EsteUruguay
Member
Prof. Pierre Tercier is Professor Emeritus at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and was Chairman of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. He has an extensive international arbitration and dispute resolution experience, having served on numerous occasions in ICC, ICSID and other cases. He is highly respected in the international legal and business community as an arbitrator, lecturer and author. Prof. Tercier is visiting professor of law at numerous universities, including Geneva and Paris. He has recently joined the law firm Peter & Kim, in Geneva, as Senior Counsel.

Prof. Pierre Tercier

FribourgSwitzerland
Member
Ms. Vera Van Houtte is a Belgian lawyer (Dr. Juris of the University of Leuven and LL.M of Harvard Law School). Till the end of 2012, she was a partner at the Benelux firm Stibbe in Brussels, heading the construction and energy law department. She is active in international arbitration since more than 35 years, first as counsel, later as arbitrator, sitting in both commercial and investment arbitrations. Since 2013, she acts exclusively as an arbitrator. She is a listed ICSID Panel arbitrator and has handled cases under a variety of arbitration rules (ICC, ICSID, LCIA, DIAC, UNCITRAL, Arbitration Institute of the Finnish and of the Hungarian Chambers of Commerce, CEPANI…) and ad hoc.

Ms. Vera van Houtte

LeuvenBelgium
Member
The Hon. S. Amos Wako is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and was elected a member of the International Law Commission at the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. He is a chairman of the Association of Professional Societies in East Africa and (founding) chairman of the Public Law Institute. His appointments have included: representative to the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, special Rapporteur of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights on the Question of Summary or Arbitrary Executions and special Envoy of the Secretary General to East Timor to investigate the 12th November 1991 incident in DILI.

Hon. S. Amos Wako FCIArb, SC

NairobiKenya
Member
Dr. Shengchang Wang is the Former Vice Chairman and Former Secretary General, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC); Former Vice Chairman, China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC); Former Member, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), former member of Governing Board of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA). He is currently the senior consultant of Beijing Hui Zhong Law Firm and the Director of Proarb LLC. As an arbitrator, he has handled more than 200 international arbitration cases in various arbitration centres. As a counsel, he advises the clients on commercial and maritime arbitration, investment treay arbitration and sport arbitration.

Dr. Shengchang Wang

BeijingChina
Member
Prof. David Williams currently practises as a Barrister with Bankside Chambers in Auckland, New Zealand. For some years he taught international arbitration at the University of Auckland Law School. He was a member of the IBA Working Group which produced the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration 2004; a member International Law Association, Committee on International Arbitration and an Honorary Professor of Law, University of Auckland 2010.

Sir David Williams KNZM, KC

AucklandNew Zealand
Member
Ms. Ariel Ye is a seasoned arbitration practitioner and arbitrator. She is a senior partner of King & Wood Malleson’s Cross-border Dispute Resolution Practice and a recognized expert on PRC-related dispute resolution in the Asia Pacific region. She frequently handles arbitration cases before CIETAC, HKIAC, ICC, and other international arbitration institutions. Ms. Ye is a panel arbitrator of CIETAC, HKIAC, SIAC and the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration. She is also an SIAC Board Member.

Ms. Ariel Ye

Nanshan DistrictChina
Member
Prof. Eduardo Zuleta is an independent arbitrator. He has acted as chair and co-arbitrator in more that 100 commercial and investment cases under, inter alia, ICC, ICDR, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, OIC and IACAC as well as in ICSID annulment committees. Disputes in which Prof Zuleta has acted include infrastructure, M&A, energy, financial products and distribution and involves parties, including state parties from Latam, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Prof. Zuleta is a member of the Sanctions Board of the World Bank and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law.

Prof. Eduardo Zuleta

BogotaColombia

Standing Committees

Audit Committee

  • Karl Hennessee Chair
  • Michelle MacPhee
  • Hi-Taek Shin

Congress Committee

  • Loretta Malintoppi Chair
  • Eduardo Damião Gonçalves
  • Fernando Mantilla-Serrano
  • Michael Moser

Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee

  • Sylvia Noury Chair 
  • Olufunke Adekoya
  • Lisa Bingham
  • Lise Bosman
  • James Hosking

  • Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler
  • Carolyn Lamm
  • Lucy Reed
  • Eduardo Zuleta

Finance Committee

  • Klaus Sachs Chair
  • John Beechey
  • Judith Gill
  • Carolyn Lamm

Governance Committee

  • Stanimir Alexandrov Chair
  • Domitille Baizeau
  • Cavinder Bull
  • Nayla Comair-Obeid
  • Claus von Wobeser

Initiatives Committee 

  • Jean Kalicki Chair
  • Kate Brown de Vejar

  • Andrés Jana
  • Dyalá Jimenez

  • Toby Landau 
  • Zia Mody

Judiciary Committee

  • Albert Jan van den Berg Co-chair
  • Mohamed Abdel Raouf Middle East Judicial Liaison
  • Dominique Hascher EU Judicial Liaison
  • Silvia Borelli
  • Lise Bosman
  • Ellen Gracie-Northfleet
  • Michael Hwang
  • Andrés Jana
  • Carolyn Lamm
  • Sundaresh Menon
  • Marike Paulsson
  • Zia Mody
  • Lindsay Gastrell Rapporteur
  • Emily Hay Rapporteur
  • Emilie de Haas Researcher

Nominations & Membership Committee

  • Meg Kinnear Chair
  • Olufunke Adekoya
  • Stanimir Alexandrov
  • Lise Bosman (ex officio)
  • Abby Cohen Smutny
  • Judith Gill
  • Sylvia Noury
  • Guido Tawil

Publications Committee

  • Stephan Schill Chair
  • Silvia Borelli (ex officio)
  • Lise Bosman (ex officio)
  • Audley Sheppard

Special Publications Committee

  • Meg Kinnear Chair
  • Albert Jan van den Berg
  • Lise Bosman
  • Carolyn Lamm
  • Carole Malinvaud
  • Audley Sheppard

Young ICCA Committee

  • Mohamed Abdel Wahab 
  • Samaa Haridi
  • Yoshimi Ohara
  • Pierre Tercier
  • Young ICCA Co-Chairs