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ICC YAF is headed by the Global Coordinating Committee (GCC) and based at our Global Headquarters in Paris. The GCC coordinates the five Regional Chapters and their Regional Coordinating Committees. They are also responsible for selecting the Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC) members and overseeing all coordination between the Regional Chapters.

The five Regional Chapters include:

  • ICC YAF — Africa, Middle East and Turkey Chapter
  • ICC YAF — Asia Chapter
  • ICC YAF — Europe and Russia Chapter
  • ICC YAF — Latin America Chapter
  • ICC YAF — North America Chapter

Each Regional Chapter comprises the relevant Regional Director and its RCC. The Regional Director works with the GCC to select members of the RCC. The members of the various RCCs are nominated for a two-year term.

RCC members operate semi-autonomously with the guidance of their Regional Director to ensure that the Regional Chapter achieves its goals. Each Chapter is charged with promoting and developing their designated region’s network of young practitioners and organising events.

Global Coordinating Committee members

Feris JoséICC YAF Co-Chair, Deputy Secretary General
Leoveanu AlinaICC YAF Co-Chair, Manager ICC Center for ADR
Goubelle StephanieICC Promotion Arbitration and ADR, Senior Manager

Regional Coordinating Committees members

ICC YAF — Africa, Middle East and Turkey Chapter

Houerbi SamiInternational Chamber of Commerce, Regional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa
Farhad AlainSquire Patton Boggs, Senior Associate
Jarvis Johnson Kristen M.Squire Patton Boggs, Senior Associate
Kasesa Chimuco Armindo MosésAJA Associação Jelembi e Advogados, Trainee Lawyer
Khalifa AmaniKhalifa Arbitration & Construction Legal Consultants, Lawyer
Nwakogo GregRosberg Legal Practitioners & Arbitrators, Managing Partner
Rached MireilleRached Law Firm Founding, Partner
Yanik GulDuman-Yanık Law Office, Partner

ICC YAF — Asia Chapter

Bhushan AbhinavInternational Chamber of Commerce, Regional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, South and East Asia
Fan MingchaoInternational Chamber of Commerce, Regional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, North Asia
Baskaran ThayananthanZul Rafique & Partners, Partner
Hoffmann AnneHerbert Smith Freehills, Senior Legal Associate
Menon SmithaWongPartnership LLP, Partner
Shi LeiClifford Chance, Senior Associate
Singh Sonal KumarA.K. Singh & Co., Partner
Wong JanieOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Senior Associate

ICC YAF — Europe and Russia Chapter

De Montalivet LaetitiaInternational Chamber of Commerce, Regional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, Europe
Farren AniaBerwin Leighton Paisner LLP, Special Counsel
Guzey StephanLidings, Partner
Palermo GiulioLalive, Associate
Paralika MarilyWhite and Case, Associate
Saiz PatriciaArbitration Programs, Esade Law School, Professor and Director
Schmidt-Ahrendts Nils Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte, Partner
Strasser Christof42law, Founder
Yaremko Volodymyr Spenser & Kauffmann, Head of International Arbitration and Cross-border Litigation Practice

ICC YAF — Latin America Chapter

Lee Soeun (Nikole)International Chamber of Commerce, Regional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, North America
Garcia-Reyes Teresa GE Oil & Gas, Senior Counsel
Reynolds SarahMayer Brown LLP, Associate
Lahlou Yasmine Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, Counsel
Silbert ElizabethKing & Spalding, Associate
Smith QuinnGomm & Smith, Founding Partner

ICC YAF — North America Chapter

Gonzalez Arrocha KatherineInternational Chamber of Commerce, Regional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, Latin America
Benavides ClaudiaBaker & Mckenzie, Partner
Miranda RodolfoAmprimo & Flury Abogados, Associate
Ovalle JuliettaBufete Ovalle Favela, S.C., Partner
Paris MauricioExpertis, Managing Partner
Spaccaquerche Barbosa Flavio Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados, Senior Associate
Vallebella JoaquinBrons & Salas Law Firm, Senior Associate