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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 — 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 / 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 MouraICC YAF Co-Chair, Deputy Secretary General
Alina Leoveanu ICC YAF Co-Chair, Manager ICC Center for ADR
Stephanie Goubelle ICC Promotion Arbitration and ADR, Senior Manager

Regional Coordinating Committees members

ICC YAF — Africa, Middle East & Turkey

Sami HouerbiRegional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa
Adebayo Folahan Ajayi linkedinCounsel, ACAS-Law, Lagos
Ghada M. DarwishChairperson & Founder, Ghada M. Darwish Law Firm, Doha
Salma El Baz linkedinRizkana & Partners, Cairo
Hamideh Barmakhshad linkedinManaging Partner, Dadandish Charter International Law Firm, Tehran
Myriam G. Eid linkedinAttorney at Law, Beirut
Mehdi KettaniPartner, DLA Piper, Casablanca
Jamsheed Peeroo linkedinBarrister, Chambers of A.R.M.A. Peeroo SC GOSK, Port-Louis
Matei PuriceAssociate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Dubai
Isaiah Bozimo linkedin
Partner, Broderick Bozimo & Company, Abuja
Simel SarıalioğluSenior Associate, Paksoy, Istanbul

ICC YAF — North Asia

Mingchao FanRegional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, North Asia
Kyongwha ChungSenior Associate, Bae, Kim & Lee, Seoul
Bryan Fok linkedinAssociate, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hong Kong
Eleanor Hughes linkedinAssociate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Hong Kong
Yanhua LinPartner, Fangda Partners, Beijing
Yuichiro Omori linkedinAssociate, Baker & McKenzie, Tokyo
Anees Ahmed Pechuho linkedinAssociate, Abraham & Sarwana, Advocates & Solicitors, Karachi
Maggie Ying PeiAssociate General Counsel, Tesla Motors, Beijing
Wei SunPartner, Zhong Lun Law Firm, Beijing
Chloe Chun-Ju Tai linkedinAssistant Manager, TransGloble Life Insurance Inc, Taipei
Vee Vian Thien
Associate, Allen & Overy, Hong Kong

ICC YAF — South Asia

Abhinav BhushanRegional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, South and East Asia
Shashank Garg Partner, Advani & Co., Delhi
Jocelyn LimPartner, SKRINE, Kuala Lumpur
Catherine O’Keefe linkedin
Associate, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Melbourne
Emraan Rahmani linkedin twitterContract Attorney, Qaderdan Rural Technology Development Workshop, Kabul
Mahesh RaiDirector, Drew and Napier, Singapore
Chananya Rattanacharoen linkedinAssociate, Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Co. LTD, Bangkok
Charis Tan linkedinSenior Associate, Eversheds
Anish Wadia linkedinSolicitor Advocate, Chambers of Anish Wadia, Mumbai
Charis Tan linkedinSenior Associate, Eversheds

ICC YAF — Europe and Russia

Laetitia de MontalivetRegional Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, Europe
Michele Curatola linkedinSenior Associate, Lombardi Molinari Segni, Milan
Clement Fouchard linkedinManaging Associate, Linklaters LLP, Paris
Arne FuchsAssociate, McDermott Will & Emery, Frankfurt
Eva  Kalnina linkedinCounsel, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Geneva
Ulrich Kopetzki linkedinCounsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris
Rachael O’GradySenior Associate, Mayer Brown International LLP, London
Marina Papadatou linkedinAssociate, Leboulanger & Associés ; Of Counsel, Tsetos & Leboulanger – Paris and Athens
Julia Popelysheva linkedinCounsel, Clifford Chance, Moscow
Maria Claudia ProcopiakSenior Associate, Dechert LLP, London
Mélanie Riofrio Piché linkedinAssociate, Armesto & Asociados, Madrid
Aapo Saarikivi linkedin Partner, Roschier, Attorneys Ltd, Helsinki
Cosmin Vasile linkedinManaging Partner, Zamfirescu Racoţi & Partners, Bucharest

ICC YAF — Latin America

Andrea Santacoloma
Deputy Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, Latin America
Briana CanorioPetróleos del Perú S.A. – PETROPERÚ, Lima
Diana Correa linkedinDiana Correa International, Bogota
René Irra de la Cruz linkedin  twitterPartner, Cuatrecasas, Mexico City
Rodrigo Gabardo linkedinLee Taube Gabardo, Curitiba
Hugo García linkedinCorral Rosales Carmigniani Pérez CRCP, Quito
Daniel García BarragánLawyer, García Barragán Abogados, Mexico City
Cristina LópezPartner, López, Villanueva & Heurtematte, Panama City
Edson LópezPartner, Integrum, Guatemala City
Flavia Mange linkedinPartner, Mange & Gabbay, São Paulo
Ignacio MinoriniBruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi, Buenos Aires
Ana Carolina Weber linkedin  twitterEizirik Advogados, Rio de Janeiro

ICC YAF — North America

Soeun (Nikole) LeeDeputy Director, Head of ICC YAF North America Chapter
Amy EndicottAssociate, Arnold Porter LLP, San Francisco
Floriane LavaudSenior Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York
Silvia MarchiliPartner, King & Spalding, Houston
Seth Meyer linkedinAssociate, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, Chicago
Alexandra MitretodisAssociate, Fasken Martineau, Vancouver
Eric Morgan Senior Litigation Associate, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, Toronto
Marike Paulsson Director, University of Miami School of Law’s International Arbitration Institute, Miami
Chip Rosenberg linkedinAssociate, White & Case LLP, Washington, DC
Andy TuckPartner, Alston & Bird, LLP, Atlanta
Ignacio Zapiola linkedinAssociate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP, New York