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Our International Centre for ADR, with the help of three working groups, develops the programme for the ICC International Mediation Roundtable, revises the Rules and drafts the problems used in the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.

Working Group for the Competition Rules

This Working Group is responsible for proposing changes to the format of the Competition, as well as drafting the Competition Rules.

For the 2021 edition, the Working Group members are:

Chair Ronald Austin, Moderator, Global Mediation Group, Senior Advisor to the International Real Estate Group, Clifford Chance (United Kingdom)
Members Claude Amar, Mediator; Hotel developer (France)

Greg Bond, Mediator, Bond and Bond Mediation; Lecturer, Technical University of Wildau (Germany)  

Joy Davies, Mediator; Solicitor; Director, Centre for Mediation & Dispute Resolution, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University (United Kingdom)

Rosemary Howell, Chairman, Strategic Action; Visiting Professor, University of New South Wales Sydney (Australia)

Working Group for the Competition Problems

During the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition, students resolve mock commercial disputes, known as problems, with the help of a professional mediator. These problems are drafted by a group of international commercial mediation experts. Each member creates a problem, consisting of general and confidential information for the Requesting and Responding Party respectively.

For the current edition, the Working Group members are:

Co-Chairs Alan Limbury, Mediator and Arbitrator (Australia)

Chris Miers, Mediator; Arbitrator; Managing Director, Probyn Miers Limited (United Kingdom)

Members Murray Armes, Founder, Sense Studio; Chartered Arbitrator; Mediator; Adjudicator; Expert Witness; Dispute Board Member (United Kingdom)   

Greg Bond, Mediator, Bond and Bond Mediation; Lecturer, Technical University of Wildau (Germany) 

Catherine Davidson, Mediator, Australia

Ido Kleinberger, Mediator, Facilitator and Multi-Sector Concensus Builder  

Steve Lancken, Mediator, Australia

Peggy Lansbach O’More, Mediator, United States Government (United States)

Richard Lutringer, Commercial Mediator (United States)

Gali Pilowski- Mankes – , Mediator & Adv, Menkes Attorneys & Mediators, Israel  

Alain Roy – , Mediator and Trainer in mediation, France

Working Group for the Roundtable

A Working Group is constituted each year to develop the programme for the Roundtable, which is open only to professionals participating as judges and mediators in the Competition.

The 2020 Roundtable was organised jointly with the International Academy of Mediators (IAM).

Members of the Working Group for 2020 were:

  • Claude Amar (France)
  • Thierry Garby (France)
  • Michel Kallipetis QC, (UK)
  • Eugene Moscovitch, International Academy of Mediators, Past President (IAM), US
  • Birgit Sambeth Glasner (Switzerland)

Members of the Working Group in charge of the 2021 Roundtable will be published in due course.

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