Organisation Structure

Council Members and Committees

 

Council Members of HKIAC

International Advisory Board

Executive Committee

Finance & Administration Committee

Proceedings Committee

Appointments Committee

Appointment Advisory Board (Arbitrators)

Asian Dispute Review Journal - Editorial Board

 

Council Members of HKIAC

ALVAREZ Henri Mr Council Member Partner
BAO Chiann Ms Secretary-General Attorney-at-law
BOWRING Arthur Mr Council Member Managing Director
BUDGE John Mr Vice Chairperson Solicitor
CALDWELL Peter Mr Council Member Arbitrator
CHENG Teresa Ms Chairperson Senior Counsel
D'AGOSTINO Justin Mr Council Member Partner
ELIASSON Nils Mr Council Member Partner
FEI Ning Mr Council Member Managing Partner
GEARING Matthew Mr Council Member Solicitor
GOLDSMITH Peter Lord Vice Chairperson Queen's Counsel
HILL Timothy Mr Council Member Partner
JAMISON Jim Mr Council Member General Counsel
KAN Frederick Mr Council Member Solicitor
KAPLAN Neil Mr Honorary Chairman Queen's Counsel
KIM Jun Hee Mr Council Member General Counsel
LAM Daniel Mr Council Member Arbitrator
MALOY Stephen Mr Council Member Attorney-at-Law
MOSER Michael Dr Honorary Chairman Attorney-at-Law
PE Robert Mr Council Member Partner
PEARD Robin Mr Council Member Solicitor
SANGER Kathryn Ms Council Member Solicitor
SOO Gary Mr Council Member Barrister-at-law
TO Christopher Mr Council Member Chartered Engineer
WAN Joseph Mr Council Member Chartered Accountant, Chartered Arbitrator
WONG Huen JP Mr Honorary Chairman Consultant
YANG Philip Mr Honorary Chairman Arbitrator
YUEN Shirley Ms Council Member CEO

 

International Advisory Board

The International Advisory Board is composed of leading figures in the Hong Kong business community and in international arbitration who will be consulted from time to time on matters relating to the HKIAC policies and its future development.

Members of the Board include:

Name Date Appointed Term of Appointment ends on
Ronald ARCULLI 5 August 2014 4 August 2017
Karl Heinz BÖCKSTIEGEL 10 February 2014 9 February 2017
Gary BORN 10 February 2014 9 February 2017
Yves FORTIER QC 3 February 2012 2 February 2015
Emmanuel GAILLARD 10 February 2014 9 February 2017
Bernard HANOTIAU 3 February 2012 2 February 2015
Hon Mr Justice Michael HARTMANN 5 August 2014 4 August 2017
Lord HOFFMAN PC 10 February 2014 9 February 2017
Michael HWANG SC 3 February 2012 2 February 2015
Gabrielle KAUFMANN-KOHLER 3 February 2012 2 February 2015
Niels KRAUNSOE 3 February 2012 2 February 2015
Elsie LEUNG 5 August 2014 4 August 2017
Julian D M LEW QC 10 February 2014 9 February 2017
Hon Mr Justice Geoffrey MA 6 August 2014 5 August 2017
Arthur MARRIOTT QC 3 February 2012 2 February 2015
Anthony NEOH 5 August 2014 4 August 2017
Jan PAULSSON 3 February 2012 2 February 2015
Michael PRYLES 3 February 2012 2 February 2015
James SPIGELMAN AC QC 10 February 2014 9 February 2017
Hon Mr Justice Robert TANG 6 August 2014 5 August 2017
TAO Jingzhou 10 February 2014 9 February 2017
Albert Jan VAN DEN BERG 10 February 2014 9 February 2017
VV VEEDER QC 3 February 2012 2 February 2015
Anna WU 3 April 2013 2 April 2016
YU Jianlong 3 February 2012 2 February 2015

 

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee serves as the principal body directing the activities of HKIAC in accordance with policies approval by the HKIAC Council. It is specifically mandated by the HKIAC Council to perform, or designate a separate body to perform, two main functions: i.e. (1) to recommend policies for consideration and approved by the HKIAC Council; and (2) to supervise the implementation of policies approved by the HKIAC Council.

Members of the Committee include:

Teresa CHENGSC Chairperson
John BUDGE Vice Chairperson
Peter GOLDSMITHQC Vice Chairperson
Justin D’AGOSTINO Committee Member
Matthew GEARINGQC Committee Member
Kathryn SANGER Committee Member

 

Finance & Administration Committee

The Finance & Administration Committee is mandated to oversee matters regarding finance, accounts, tax, human resources, general administration and corporate governance.

Members of the Committee include:

Joseph WAN Chairperson
John BUDGE Committee Member
Teresa CHENGSC Committee Member
Adrian LAI Committee Member
William MACKAY Committee Member

 

Proceedings Committee

The Proceedings Committee is mandated to perform three main functions: i.e. (1) deciding challenges to the appointment of an arbitrator or an emergency arbitrator; (2) exercising all other powers vested in HKIAC by the arbitration rules issued by HKIAC to the extent that such powers are not exercised by the Appointments Committee or the Secretariat; and (3) considering revisions of HKIAC’s existing arbitration rules and adoption of new rules.

Members of the Committee include:

Matthew GEARINGQC Chairperson
Henri ALVAREZQC Committee Member
Teresa CHENGSC Committee Member
Nils ELIASSON Committee Member
Robin PEARD Committee Member
Kathryn SANGER Committee Member
Briana YOUNG Committee Member

 

Appointments Committee

The Appointments Committee is mandated to primarily (1) appoint arbitrators, emergency arbitrators, mediators; (2) determine the number of arbitrators; and (3) fix costs of arbitration.

Members of the Committee include:

Kathryn SANGER Chairperson
Teresa CHENGSC Committee Member
FEI Ning Committee Member
Anthony HOUGHTONSC Committee Member
Neil KAPLANCBE QC SBS Committee Member
Jun Hee KIM Committee Member
Philip YANG Committee Member

Appointment Advisory Board (Arbitrators)

Under the Arbitration (Appointment of Arbitrators and Umpires) Rules made by the HKIAC under Sections 23(3) and 24 of the Arbitration Ordinance (Chapter 609) with the approval of the Chief Justice, the Appointment Advisory Board effectively and efficiently carried out its functions as stipulated in the Ordinance.

Members of the Board include:

Name Representing Date Appointed Term of Appointment ends on
Eugene FUNG Hong Kong Bar Association 1 January 2014 31 December 2016
Daniel HO The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors 1 January 2014 31 December 2016
Thomas HO Hong Kong Construction Association 14 March 2012 13 March 2015
Jack HSU The Hong Kong Shipowners Association Ltd 1 January 2014 31 December 2016
Wilson LAM The Hong Kong Institute of Architects 1 January 2014 31 December 2016
Andy LAU Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce 1 January 2014 31 December 2016
Albert LEUNG The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers 1 January 2014 31 December 2016
Yan LEUNG Judiciary 4 August 2014 31 December 2016
Amirali NASIR The Law Society of Hong Kong 1 January 2014 31 December 2016
Jimmy POON The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers 20 March 2012 19 March 2015
Bonnie WONG The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce 1 January 2014 31 December 2016

 

Asian Dispute Review Journal - Editorial Board

The Board convened 11 meetings in 2012 and published 4 issues of the Journal.

Members of the Editorial Board include:

Peter CALDWELL Chairperson
Romesh WEERAMANTRY General Editor
John CHOONG General Editor
Robert MORGAN Consulting Editor
Paul BARRETT Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch)
William LEUNG Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch)
Samuel WONG Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators
Chiann BAO Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Julian STARGARDT Hong Kong Mediation Council
YK CHAN Board Member
KHONG Cheng Yee Board Member
Mary THOMSON Board Member
Christopher TO Board Member
Paul VARTY Board Member

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