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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 ICC’s six YAF regional chapters. They are also responsible for selecting the Regional Representatives and overseeing all coordination between the regional chapters.

The six Regional Chapters include:

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

Each Regional Chapter comprises the relevant Regional Director / Head of Chapter, and its Representatives. The Regional Director works with the GCC to select Regional Representatives nominated for a two-year term.

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

Global Coordinating Committee members

Ana Serra e Moura ICC YAF Co-Chair, Deputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Alya Ladjimi ICC YAF Co-Chair, Manager, ICC International Centre for ADR
Stephanie Goubelle  Senior Manager, ICC Promotion Arbitration and ADR

Regional Coordinating Committees members

ICC YAF — Africa, Middle East & Turkey

Dania Fahs Deputy Director, ICC- MENA Representative Office International Court of Arbitration, Abu Dhabi
Amel Al Aseeri Partner, Zeenat Al Mansoori & Associates, Manama
Inji Fathalla linkedin Senior Associate, Shahid Law Firm, Cairo
Moein Naderi linkedin Associate Attorney, GME Strategic Consultants, Teheran
Gidon Even-Or linkedin Partner, AYR, Israel
Ayham N. M. Al-Mashni linkedin Senior International Arbitration Lawyer, Aljazy & Co. Advocates and Legal Consultants, Amman
Aurelia Sylvia Mafongo Kamga linkedin Barrister and solicitor, Cabinet Abdoul Bagui et Associés, Yaounde
Rana Kahwagi Senior Associate, Alem & Partners, Beirut
Mercy Okiro linkedin Independent Legal Consultant and Partner, Thuranira Okiro and Associates, Nairobi
Dalal Al Houti linkedin Senior Associate Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Al Tamimi & Company, Kuwait
Nesrine Roudane linkedin Managing Partner, Roudane & Partners, Casablanca
Laura Alakija linkedin Partner, Primera Africa Legal, Lagos
Saad Hegazy linkedin Construction Claims and Disputes Expert, Doha
HRH Princess Hala bint Khaled bin Sultan Al-Saud Legal Advisor, Founder, Burhan Almarifa, Riyadh
Mahamat Atteib linkedin Counsel, Geni & Kébé Lawyers, Dakar
Ceren Çakır linkedin Senior Associate, Çavuş & Coşkunsu Attorney Partnership, Istanbul
John Lewis linkedin Partner, Clyde & Co, Dubai

ICC YAF — Europe and Russia

Laetitia de Montalivet linkedin Regional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, Paris
Emmanuel Kaufman linkedin Partner, KNOETZL, Vienna
Marie-Isabelle Delleur linkedin Associate, Clifford Chance, Paris
Armand Terrien linkedin Senior Associate, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, Paris
Roland Kläger linkedin Partner, Haver & Mailänder
Natalia Jodłowska linkedin Attorney at law, Managing Associate, GESSEL Attorneys at Law, Warsaw
Ioana Knoll-Tudor linkedin Local Partner, Jeantet, Paris, Budapest
Marina A. Akchurina linkedin Associate, Cleary Gottlieb, Moscow
Jesús Saracho Aguirre linkedin Associate, Uría Menéndez, Madrid
Carl Persson linkedin Senior Associate, Roschier, Stockholm
Sebastiano Nessi linkedin Senior Associate, Schellenberg Wittmer, Geneva
Naomi Briercliffe linkedin Senior Associate, Allen & Overy LLP, London
Alina Sartogo linkedin Associate, White & Case LLP, London

ICC YAF — North Asia

Mingchao Fan Regional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, Shangai
Mariana Zhong linkedin National Partner, Dechert LLP, Beijing
Minli Tang linkedin Senior Associate, AllBright Law Offices, Shanghai
Xuanle Li  Standing Committee Member, Governing Body of Arbitration of Hangzhou Municipality, Hangzhou
Alison Shih-Yun Chang linkedin Senior Associate, King and Woods Mallesons, Beijing
Benny Lo linkedin  Barrister and Chartered Arbitrator, Des Voeux Chambers, Hong Kong
Erica Chong linkedin Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Hong Kong
Kevin Hong Of Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright, Hong Kong
Jay Patrick R. Santiago linkedin Senior Associate, Quisumbing Torres (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International), Manila
Camille Aromas linkedin Partner, DivinaLaw, Manila
Hyemin Park linkedin Associate, Kim & Chang, Seoul
Syed Mustafa Mahdi linkedin Counsel, Mediator & Arbitrator, Syed Mahdi Chambers, Karachi
Khandoker M. S. Kawsar linkedin  Managing Partner, Equity Suites;  CEO, jaigajomin.com, Dhaka
Benjamin Jolley linkedin Senior Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills, Tokyo

ICC YAF — South Asia

Abhinav Bhushan linkedin Regional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, South and East Asia
Emraan Rahmani linkedin Dispute Resolution & ICC Academy Manager, ICC Afghanistan; Ambassador, the Alliance Equality in Dispute Resolution, Kabul
Carmel Proudfoot linkedin Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Perth
Jay Tseng linkedin Solicitor, King & Wood Mallesons, Brisbane
Sameer Jain linkedin Founder & Managing Partner, PSL Advocates and Solicitors, New Delhi
Rishabh Jogani linkedin Senior Associate, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, New Delhi
Dyah Ayu Paramita linkedin Senior Associate, DNFP Hogan Lovells, Jakarta
Tan Hui Wen linkedin Associate, Skrine, Kuala Lumpur
Alessa Pang linkedin Senior Associate, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, Singapore
Vivekananda Neelakantan linkedin Partner (Foreign Law), Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore
Zhuo Jiaxiang linkedin Director, Providence Law Asia LLC, Singapore
Nishan Premathiratne linkedin Legal Counsel/ Attorney-at-Law, PGDip Intellectual Property Law, LLB Hons Lond, Bsc Hons Human Genetics (Nottingham), Corporate Law Chambers of Nishan Premathiratne, Colombo
Seehajetdha Prasopsukcharoen linkedin Associate, TMI Associates, Bangkok

ICC YAF — Latin America

Katherine Gonzalez Arrocha Director for the Americas, Arbitration & ADR, Panama City
Verónica Sandler Obregón linkedin University of Buenos Aires
Gustavo Kulesza linkedin Senior Associate, BMA Advogados, São Paulo
Berardino Di Vecchia Neto linkedin Associate Attorney, Marques Rosado, Toledo Cesar & Carmona Advogados, São Paulo
Giovana Benetti linkedin Partner, Judith Martins-Costa Advogados, Porto Alegre
Juan Manuel Rey Jiménez de Aréchaga linkedin Associate, Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría, Santiago de Chile
Alberto Madero-Rincón linkedin Head of Arbitration, Refinería de Cartagena, Bogotá
Geraldina Mendoza Parker linkedin Partner, Sáenz & Asociados, Costa Rica and Guatemala
Héctor Anaya Mondragón linkedin Counsel, Creel García-Cuellar Aiza y Enríquez, Mexico City
Verónica Esquivel Patiño linkedin Associate, Sánchez Devanny, Mexico City
Lucía Olavarría Salinas linkedin Principal Associate, Estudio Echecopar (member firm of Baker Mckenzie International), Lima
María Verónica Duarte García linkedin Attorney at Law,  Legal Advisor to the Secretariat of the Presidency of Uruguay, Montevideo

ICC YAF — North America

Alexandra Akerly  Acting Director, Educational Services, SICANA Inc., New York
Rebecca Lunceford Kolb linkedin Attorney, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, Atlanta
Joanne Luu linkedin Associate, Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, Calgary
Peter Durning linkedin Attorney, Latham & Watkins LLP, Los Angeles
Rafael Boza linkedin Regional Legal Counsel, Sarens USA, Houston
Katharine Menéndez de la Cuesta linkedin Senior Associate, Holland & Knight LLP, Miami
Annie Lespérance linkedin FCIArb, Legal counsel, Bentham IMF, Montreal
Meredith Craven linkedin Associate, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, New York
Rajat Rana linkedin Senior Associate, Alston & Bird LLP, New York
Juan Pomes linkedin Senior Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP, Washington
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