Professional Activities

Current professional activities

Vice President, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Member, International Law Association (ILA) Committee on Rule of Law and Investment Law
Honorary Senior Fellow, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
Observer delegate, UNCITRAL Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform
Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute of Comparative Public Law and International Law
Director of Programmes, African Association of International Law (AAIL) / Association africaine de droit international (AADI)
Member, Global Advisory Board, New York International Arbitration Centre (NYIAC)
Africa Rapporteur, OGEMID
PRIME Finance Expert (Dispute Resolution)
Member, Foundation of International Arbitration Advocacy (FIAA) Executive Committee
Guest Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town, University of Pretoria
Panel of Arbitrators, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), Shanghai Arbitration Commission (SHAC), Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC)
Global Counsel List, Office of the Ombudsman, United Nations Funds and Programmes

Previous professional activities

President, ICC Africa Commission
Vice Chair, IBA Arbitration Committee
Co-Chair, Africa Group, IBA Arbitration Committee
Drafting committee, Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) International
Member, Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA) Arbitration Committee
Programme committee, 24th ICCA Congress (2018, Sydney, Australia)
Annual Meeting committee, American Society of International Law (2018, Washington DC, USA)
Programme committee, 2nd African Arbitration Association (AfAA) Conference (2021, online)
Host committee, 23rd ICCA Congress (2016, Mauritius)

Professional memberships

American Society of International Law (ASIL)
Association for the Promotion of Arbitration in Africa (APAA)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA)
Dutch Arbitration Association (DAA)
European Society of International Law (ESIL)
International Bar Association (IBA)
International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
International Law Association (ILA)
Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI)
Royal Netherlands Society for International Law (KNVIR)