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The chart below is prepared pursuant to the Note to National Committees and Groups of ICC on the Proposal of Arbitrators, which explains the role of National Committees and Groups of ICC (“Committees and Groups”) in the appointment process pursuant to the ICC Rules of Arbitration (“ICC Rules”).

Pursuant to such Rules, when the Court is to appoint an arbitrator, Committees and Groups may be requested to assist the Court by proposing the best-suited candidate for appointment. In order to ensure the neutrality of the process and avoid any perception of bias, Committees and Groups are strongly encouraged to create a Nominations Commission in charge of proposing arbitrators to the Court.

Consistent with the Court’s policy to foster transparency, Committees or Groups shall make publicly available the composition of their Nominations Commission by posting the information on their website or sending such information to the Secretariat which will post it on this dedicated section of the ICC website. Failure to make said information publicly available or to promptly update it will lead to the exclusion of the respective National Committee or Group from being invited to propose arbitrators.

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National CommitteeNominations CommissionRole in the Nominations CommissionPosition in the ICC National CommitteeFirm / Organisation
AfghanistanEmraan RahmaniContact PersonDispute Resolution and Foundation CoordinatorICC Afghanistan
Mahmood AkbariNominations Commission MemberPamir Zamin Legal Services
Fereshta AbbasiNominations Commission MemberIDLO (International Development Law Organization)
Sabera YazdaniNominations Commission MemberVice-Chair person of the CommissionICC Afghanistan
Zakia RoshanNominations Commission MemberOffice of the second vice president, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Sheren Aqa FarshidNominations Commission MemberOffice of the second vice president, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Ali ZakiOtherDirector of Policy and R&DICC Afghanistan
AlbaniaArdita SeknajContact PersonSecretary General, ICC AlbaniaICC Albania
Fatos LazimiCourt MemberPartner, Optima Legal and Financial
ArgentinaJosé Martínez de HozCourt Member, Nominations Commission Member and Contact PersonPartner, Martinez de Hoz & Rueda
María Laura VelazcoNominations Commission Member and Contact PersonPresident, ICC ArgentinaPartner, Cappellini & Asociados
Fernando AguilarNominations Commission MemberIndependent arbitrator
ArmeniaAram OrbelyanNominations Commission Member and Contact PersonFounding Board MemberConcern Dialog Law Firm
AustraliaLeon IoannouNominations Commission MemberMember, Nominations CommitteeAssociate, Hughes, Hubbard & Reed
Tim RobbinsNominations Commission MemberVice-Chair, Nominations CommitteeChambers Director, Arbitration Chambers
Michael Geoffrey HalesNominations Commission MemberMember, Nominations CommitteePartner, Minter Ellison
Karyl NairnNominations Commission MemberMember, Nominations CommitteePartner, Skadden, Arps, Flate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Russell ThirgoodNominations Commission MemberMember, Nominations CommitteePartner, McCullough Robertson
Andrea MartignoniNominations Commission MemberMember, Nominations CommitteePartner, Allens
Matthew SecombContact Person and Nominations Commission MemberChair, Nominations CommitteePartner, White & Case
Austria *Paulus KrumpelContact Person and Nominations Commission MemberDeputy Director, ICC Austria
Maximilian Burger-ScheidlinContact Person and Nominations Commission MemberExecutive Director, ICC Austria
Christian AschauerNominations Commission Member
BangladeshAtaur RahmanContact PersonSecretary General, ICC Bangladesh
 Mahbubur RahmanNominations Commission MemberChairman, Nominations Commission Member
President, ICC Bangladesh
Chairman & CEO, ETBL Holdings Limited
 Aftab ul IslamNominations Commission MemberPresident & CEO, IOE (Bangladesh) Limited
BelgiumEmma Van CampenhoudtContact PersonCepani
Jean EylenboschNominations Commission MemberIndependent
Jean-Pierre FierensNominations Commission MemberStrelia
Françoise SweertsNominations Commission MemberFebelfin
Guy KeutgenNominations Commission MemberIndependent
Julie DeréOtherExecutive Assistant, ICC Belgium
Mathieu MaesOtherSecretary General, ICC Belgium
Vincent ReuterOtherPresident, ICC Belgium
BoliviaStephan AdellCourt MemberPartner, Squire Patton Boggs
Claudia PaccieriContact Person
BrazilGabriel Mehreb PetrusContact PersonExecutive Director, ICC Brazil
Lauro GamaCourt MemberPartner, Lauro Gama Advogados Associados
Karim AguilarOtherAdministrative Coordinator, ICC Brazil
Bulgaria *Metodi BaykushevContact PersonSecretary General, ICC Bulgaria
Member of the Commission on Arbitration and ADR, Member of the Nominations Commission
Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm, Sofia, Bulgaria
Dimiter SmilenovCourt Member and Nominations Commission MemberMemberIndependent arbitrator, attoney-at-law, insolvency receiver
ChileMacarena LetelierContact PersonCo-Secretary Arbitraje y ADR, ICC Chile
Gonzalo FernándezCourt MemberPartner, Carey
Elina MereminskayaNominations Commission Member
María Teresa VialNominations Commission Member
Rodrigo Bordachar UrrutiaNominations Commission Member
ChinaFu WanningContact PersonPolicy Manager, ICC China
Yu MinOtherDirector General, ICC China
ColombiaMaría Mónica Conde BContact PersonGeneral Secretary ICC ColombiaBogota Chamber of Commerce
Eduardo ZuletaCourt Member (Vice President) and Nominations Commission MemberMemberPartner, Zuleta Abogados Asociados
Alberto Zuleta-LondoñoNominations Commission MemberMemberHolland & Knight Colombia S.A.S.
Claudia Benavides GOtherPresident Arbitration & ADR Commission, ICC ColombiaBaker & McKenzie, S.A.S.
Costa RicaMaría Claudia JiménezContact PersonSecretary General, ICC Costa Rica
Mauricio SalasNominations Commission MemberPartner, BLP Legal
Arturo GuerrerroNominations Commission MemberPartner, Saenz Law
CroatiaSuncanic Skupnjak KapicContact PersonSecretary General, ICC Croatia
CyprusLia RirisContact PersonOfficer, ICC Cyprus
EstoniaPeeter PuskaiContact Person and otherSecretary General, ICC Estonia
Tiit TammemägiContact Person
Triinu HiobCourt MemberPartner, Njord Law Firm
FinlandTimo VuoriContact PersonSecretary General, ICC Finland
FranceCarine DupeyronCourt MemberAssociée, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier AARPI
Christine Guerrier
Aurélien HamelleDirecteur Juridique Groupe, Total
Pierrick Le GoffDirecteur Juridique Groupe, Alstom
Christine Lecuyer-ThieffryCourt MemberIndependent Lawyer
Roland ZiadéAssocié, Linklaters
GermanyOliver WieckContact PersonSecretary General, ICC Germany
Anke SesslerCourt Member and Nominations Commission MemberPartner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Francesca MazzaNominations Commission MemberDIS Secretary General
Fabian von SchlabrendorffNominations Commission MemberPfitzner LEGAL
Klaus GerstenmaierNominations Commission MemberHaver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte
Rolf TrittmannNominations Commission MemberFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
GreeceNicolas A. VernicosContact Person and Nominations Commission MemberPresident of Greek N.C. & Nomination CommissionVernicos Maritime Group
Philippos IoannouContact PersonDirector, ICC GreeceICC Hellas (Greece)
Niki KerameusNominations Commission MemberMember, ICC GreeceKerameus & Partners Law Firm
Marily ParalikaNominations Commission MemberMember, ICC GreeceWhite & Case LLP
IndiaTejus ChauhanContact PersonArbitration Coordinator, ICC IndiaICC India
Kunal VajaniCourt MemberExecutive Committee Member (ex-officio)Blackrobe Chambers
Pallavi ShroffCourt MemberExecutive Committee Member (ex-officio)Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
Ciccu MukhopadhayaNominations Commission MemberChair, Nominations Commission, Chair, ICC India Arbitration Group & Executive Committee Member (ex-officio)Senior Advocate and Former Vice-President of the ICC Court
Abhijit MukhopadhyayNominations Commission MemberHinduja Group
Imran KhanNominations Commission MemberExecutive Director, ICC IndiaICC India
IndonesiaLusiana IndomoContact PersonExecutive Director, ICC Indonesia
Anangga W. RoosdionoCourt Member
Andi Y. KadirCourt MemberCo-Chairman, Arbitration Commission, ICC Indonesia
Frans H. WinartaNominations Commission MemberChairman, Arbitration Commission, ICC Indonesia
Theodoor BakkerNominations Commission MemberCo-Chairman, Arbitration Commission, ICC Indonesia
Santi Nandini D.OtherSenior Program Manager, ICC Indonesia
IrelandIan TalbotContact Person and OtherSecretary General, ICC Ireland
Colm O’hOisinCourt MemberSenior Counsel, Kings Chambers
Darren LehaneNominations Commission Member
Francis J. MurphyNominations Commission MemberFounding Partner, FM Law
Gavin WoodsNominations Commission MemberPartner, Arthur Cox
Gordon BarryNominations Commission MemberDispute Resolution and Engineering Consultant, Aquarius Engineering Limited
James O’DonoghueNominations Commission MemberPartner, Bluett & O’Donoghue Architects
Patrick LeonardNominations Commission MemberBarrister-at-Law, The Bar of Ireland – Law Library
IranMalekreza MalekpourNominations Commission MemberActing Secretary General, ICC Iran
ItalyMaria Beatrice DeliNominations Commission Member and Contact PersonSecretary General, ICC Italy
Cecilia CarraraCourt MemberPartner, Legance – Avvocati Associati
Massimo BenedettelliCourt Member and Nominations Commission MemberPartner, Arblit
Edoardo MarcenaroNominations Commission MemberHead of LCA, Enel X srl
Andrea GiardinaNominations Commission Member
JapanYoshimi OharaCourt Member (Vice President)Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
Yoko MaedaCourt MemberPartner, City-Yuwa Partners
Hiroyuki TezukaCourt MemberPartner, Nishimura & Asahi
JordanMohammed M. AsfourContact PersonChairman of the Nominations Commission
Maisa’a Fathi QwaiderOtherSecretary General, ICC Jordan
KenyaPascalina KagundaContact PersonExecutive Director, ICC Kenya 
Grace KanyiriNominations Commission MemberHead of Legal, Federation of Kenya Employers
Samuel NderituNominations Commission MemberVice-Chair, Nominations Commission, ICC KenyaVice Chairman, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (K)
Jane MbatiaNominations Commission MemberMemberManaging Partner, Kamotho Maiyo and Mbatia Advocates
Waweru MathengeNominations Commission MemberMemberHead of Legal & Company Secretary, NIC Bank Limited
Penninah MunyakaNominations Commission MemberMemberPartner, Chebet & Munyaka Advocates LLP
LebanonYusuf Kan’anNominations Commission MemberSecretary General, ICC Lebanon
LuxembourgAnne-Sophie TheissenContact PersonHead of Legal Department, Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg
Carlo ThelenOtherGeneral Secretary of the National Committee
MalaysiaChew Phye KeatContact Person & Nominations Commission MemberICC Malaysia ChairmanRaja, Darryl & Loh
Rajendra NavaratnamCourt MemberICC Malaysia Court MemberAzman Davidson & Co
Tan Sri Cecil AbrahamNominations Commission MemberICC Malaysia Chairman (Arbitration)Cecil Abraham & Partners
MexicoCarlos LoperenaCourt Member and Nominations Commission MemberPartner, Loperena Lerch y Martin del Campo
Cecilia AzarCourt member and Contact PersonPartner, Galicia Abogados
Emilio Gonzalez de CastillaNominations Commission MemberChair of Commission
Victor M. RuizNominations Commission MemberVice Chair of Commission
Alejandro OgarrioNominations Commission MemberChair of Commission
New ZealandMichael BarnettContact PersonCEO, Auckland Business Chamber
NigeriaYejide OsunkeyeCourt Member and Nominations Commission MemberMember of the Nominations CommissionPrincipal Partner, YBO Legal
Chickwendu MadumereNominations Commission MemberManaging Partner, Madumere & Madumere
Adedoyin Rhodes-VivourCourt Member and Nominations Commission MemberMember of the Nominations CommissionManaging Partner, Doyin Rhodes-Vivour & Co
Sola Ephraim-OluwanugaNominations Commission MemberPrincipal Partner, O.S Ephraim-Oluwanuga & Co
Funmi RobertsNominations Commission MemberPrincipal Partner, Funmi Roberts & Co
Gabriel OlawoyinNominations Commission MemberPrincipal Partner, Olawoyin & Olawoyin
PakistanJavaid BasiniContact Person and OtherSecretary General, ICC PakistanHome Products International Limited (HPI)
PanamaKarla TurnerContact PersonSecretary General, ICC Panama
Esteban LopezNominations Commission MemberChairman, ICC Panama
PeruÁlvaro Aguilar OjedaContact PersonGeneral Secretary, ICC Peru
Juan Luis Avendaño ValdezNominations Commission MemberPresident, ICC Peru
Maria del Carmen Tovar GilNominations Commission Member
Pierina Mariela Guerinoni RomeroNominations Commission Member
Javier de Belaunde López de RomañaNominations Commission Member
SerbiaTatjana MaksimovicContact PersonSecretary General, ICC Serbia
SingaporeJohn ChenContact Person (until 30/11/2018)Manager, ICC Singapore
Laura KuanContact PersonSenior Executive, ICC SingaporeSingapore Business Federation
Maria Esperanza AlconcelContact Person (from 01/12/2018)Deputy Director, ICC SingaporeSingapore Business Federation
Joanne GuoOtherAssistant Executive Director, ICC SingaporeSingapore Business Federation
SlovakiaMartin HrivikContact PersonSecretary General, ICC SlovakiaSlovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Pavol KubicekNominations Commission MemberMemberPan-European University, the Faculty of Law
Darina KnapikovaOtherSecretary to the President, ICC SlovakiaSlovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry
SloveniaAndrej FriedlOtherSecretary General, ICC Slovenia
South AfricaDes WilliamsContact Person and Nominations Commission MemberDirector, Werksmans Attorneys
Mahlape SelloCourt MemberAdvocate, Duma Nokwe Group of Advocates, Johannesburg Bar
Spain*Jordi Sellarés SerraContact PersonSecretary General, ICC Spain
Xavier CoronasNominations Commission Member and Contact PersonICC Spain MemberSecretary General, Barcelona Chamber of Commerce
Luis SoláNominations Commission MemberFormer ICC Spain Secretary GeneralRetired
Adolfo Díaz-AmbronaNominations Commission MemberICC Spain MemberSecretary General, Spanish Chamber of Commerce
Manuel López-MedelNominations Commission MemberICC Spain MemberSecretary General,  Madrid Chamber of Commerce
Sri LankaAnthony M Shanil FernandoNominations Commission MemberSecretary, ICC Sri Lanka
SwedenMargi MatajContact PersonPolicy Manager, ICC Sweden
Robin OldenstamCourt MemberChairmanMannheimer Swartling
Helena DandenellCourt MemberMemberFrank Advokatbyrå
Pamela Lannerheim AngergårdNominations Commission MemberMemberRamberg Advokater
Simmon ArvmrenNominations Commission MemberMemberAdvokatfirman Delphi
Hans BagnerNominations Commission MemberMemberAdvokatfirman Morssing & Nycander
SwitzerlandThomas PletscherContact Person and Nominations Commission MemberSecretary General, ICC Switzerland
Emmanuelle Benitez de RouxContact PersonDeputy Secretary General, ICC Switzerland
Anne-Véronique SchlaepferCourt Member (Vice-President)Partner, White & Case
Urs Weber-StecherNominations Commission MemberPresident of the Nominations Commission and of the ICC Swiss Commission of Arbitration and ADRPartner, Wenger & Vieli
Diana AkikolNominations Commission MemberPartner, ABR Avocats
Laurent KilliasNominations Commission MemberPartner, Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law
Hazel-Anne LawrenceOtherAssistant, ICC Switzerland
Thailand*Victor James SmithContact Person and Nominations Commission MemberICC Thailand Chair of Commission on Arbitration & ADRChairman, Charndell Associates Co., Ltd.
Desmond HughesSecretary of the CommissionSenior Partner, Hughes Krupica
Krida PhoonwathuNominations Commission MemberPartner, Rajah & Tann
TurkeyH. Banu YilmazContact Person and OtherSecretary General, ICC Turkey
UkraineVladimir MikhailovContact Person and Nominations Commission MemberSecretary General, ICC Ukraine
Irina NazarovaNominations Commission Member
Serhii SviribaNominations Commission Member
German GalushchenkoNominations Commission MemberManaging Partner
United Arab EmiratesHassan Al HashemiContact PersonSecretary General, ICC UAE
Ali Al AidarousNominations Commission Member
Adrian ColeNominations Commission Member
Hassan ArabNominations Commission Member
Habibullah RizwanOtherCoordinator, ICC UAE
United States *Peter M. RobinsonContact PersonPresident & CEO, USCIB/ICC USA
Nancy M. TheveninContact Person
Edna SussmanNominations Commission MemberIndependent Arbitrator, Sussman ADR
Elliot E. PolebaumNominations Commission MemberIndependent Arbitrator – Polebaum Arbitration
Eric SchwartzNominations Commission MemberIndependent Arbitrator – Schwartz Arbitration
Marc-Olivier LangloisNominations Commission MemberPartner, King & Spalding LLP
Cedric ChaoNominations Commission MemberCo-Head, International Arbitration Practice, DLA Piper LLP
Eridania PerezNominations Commission MemberPartner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
UruguayFelipe PuigContact PersonGerente General, Cámara Nacional de Comercio y Servicios de Uruguay