New Chairman’s Designations to the ICSID Panels

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) maintains a Panel of Arbitrators and a Panel of Conciliators. Pursuant to Article 13 of the ICSID Convention, each ICSID Contracting State is entitled to designate up to four persons to each Panel. The designees may be nationals or non-nationals of the designating State. In addition, the Chairman of the Administrative Council may designate up to ten persons to each panel. Each panel designee serves for a renewable term of six years.

Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, in his capacity as Chairman of the Administrative Council, designated 10 persons to the Panel of Arbitrators and 10 persons to the Panel of Conciliators, effective September 16, 2017. The names of these designees are listed below. The complete list of the Chairman’s designations can be found here.

DESIGNATIONS BY THE CHAIRMAN

Panel of Arbitrators
Designations effective as of September 16, 2017:

Olufunke Adekoya, SAN; Stanimir A. Alexandrov; Yas Banifatemi; Gabriel Bottini; Zachary Douglas QC; Lucinda A. Low; Alan Vaughan Lowe QC; Loretta Malintoppi; Ricardo Ramírez Hernández; and Yuejiao Zhang

Panel of Conciliators
Designations effective as of September 16, 2017:

Mohamed Abdel Raouf; Phillip Bliss Aliker; Mariana Hernández Crespo Gonstead; Tomoko Ishikawa; Barton Legum; Marie-Andrée Ngwe; Rashda Rana SC; Glenn Sigurdson; Joseph Tirado; and Hannah Tümpel