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Sheikh Ahmad F. Al Sabah (1955)

(Kuwait) Eng
Safat / Kuwait

President of the National Olympic Committee of Kuwait.; IOC Member; President of the Olympic Council of Asia; Vice President of ANOC and member of the Executive Board; Vice Chairman of the Supreme Coordination Committee of the Afro-Asia Games; President of the Kuwait Football Federation and of the Asian Handball Federation.

Sheikh Essa Bin Rashid Al-Khalifa (1952)

(Bahrain) Eng
Bahrain / Bahrain

President of the National Olympic Committee of Bahrain.

Mr David Bennett (1958)

Attorney-at-law / mediator (Canada) Eng/Fr/Sp
Ottawa / Canada

Certified as a Chartered Mediator by the ADR Institute of Canada; Sports Dispute Resolution Center of Canada, roster mediator since 2007, arbitrator since 2015. See CV for full details.

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Mr Jeffrey G. Benz (1968)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Los Angeles / USA

Juris Doctor; MBA; Attorney at law; former General Counsel at US Olympic Committee; former General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer at AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour; former Attorney at Coudert Brothers; former professional boxing promoter. Board of Directors of Sports Lawyers Assn, National Sports Law Institute, and Institute of Sports Law & Ethics; former member Mitchell Special Bid Oversight Commission, USOC Board/Executive Committee, USOC Athletes’ Advisory Council (At Large), Salt Lake Organizing Committee Board of Trustees (Alternate Trustee), US Figure Skating Board of Directors. Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and College of Commercial Arbitrators; Teach sports law and arbitration/mediation at Pepperdine University and ISDE. Former US Figure Skating Team member. Member of Rex Sport.

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Me François-Charles Bernard (1968)

Avocat (France) Fr/Eng
Paris / France

Avocat à la Cour de Paris. Pratique de larbitrage international en qualité darbitre unique. Rapporteur de la Commission de droit administratif de lOrdre des Avocats à la Cour dAppel de Paris. Président fondateur de lAssociation des Jeunes Avocats de Droit Public (AJADP).

Me Pierluigi Bertani (1942)

Avocat (Italy) Fr/It
Bologne / Italy

Avocat; ancien membre du collège permanent darbitrage de la Lega Pallancanestro (Basketball) et Secrétaire général de lAssociation des joueurs de basketball et de lUnion Européenne de joueurs de basketball dItalie, France, Espagne et Grèce (UBE).

Prof. Dr. Ian S. Blackshaw (1943)

Solicitor (United Kingdom) Eng
Sains-les-Fressin, France / United Kingdom

Professor & Fellow, The International Sports Law Centre, The Hague, The Netherlands; Author of "Sport Mediation and Arbitration" Asser Press, 2008; Contributor to 'Yearbook of International Sports Arbitration 2015' Asser Press.

Mr Rui Botica Santos (1968)

Attorney-at-law (Portugal) Eng/Sp/Por
Lisbon / Portugal

Lawyer. Based in Lisbon/Portugal and Macau/China. Partner of CRA - Law Firm. Arbitrator of the Portuguese Centre for Commercial Arbitration. Board Member of "Rex Sport Asociación de Asesores del Deporte", Club Español de Arbitraje, AIJA and European league for Economic Cooperation. Lecturer on Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration at the Masters Degree Course in International Sports Law at ISDE-Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía, Madrid, Spain.

M. Eric Bournazel (1949)

Professeur (France) Fr
Paris / France

Professeur à lUniversité de Paris X Nanterre U.F.R. de Sciences juridiques. Conciliateur auprès du Comité national olympique et sportif français. Directeur des publications du Centre de Droit et dEconomie du Sport (Université de Limoges). Professeur à lUniversité de Paris-II (Panthéon-Assas). Membre du Comité de déontologie auprès du CNOSF.

Mr Alessandro Bruni (1973)

Mediator, Lawyer (Italy) Eng/It
Rome / Italy

Attorney-at-law; Professional mediator and professional mediators' trainer, accredited by the Italian Ministry of Justice; Professional mediator certified by the International Mediation Institute (IMI); International mediator accredited by the Commission Fédérale de Médiation de Belgique; Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation (IIAM); Founder and Board Member of CONCILIA LLC, an Italian ADR provider (1999- );

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Me Andreu Camps i Povill (1961)

Avocat (Spain) Fr/Eng/Sp
Alpicat / Spain

Docteur en droit sportif. Arbitre du Tribunal Espagnol dArbitrage Sportif, depuis sa création en 1997. Professeur de lINEFC (Institut Nacional dEducacio Fisica de Catalunya) à lUniversité de Lleida.

Mr David Clark (1966)

Solicitor (New Zealand) Eng
Auckland / New Zealand

Managing Partner, Wilson McKay Solicitors. Code of Conduct Commissioner, New Zealand Cricket. Panel Member for the New Zealand Disputes Resolution Centre. Judicial Committee Member, Auckland Cricket Association.

Mr Robert A. Creo (1952)

Arbitrator, Mediator (USA) Eng
Pittsburgh / USA

Arbitrator and Mediator. Partner, Master Mediators LL.C. Co-founder of the Master Mediator Institute. Co-founder and former President of the International Academy of Mediators. Former Arbitrator for the National Football League (USA) and Major League Baseball (USA).

Me Charles Dudognon (1963)

Juriste (France) Fr
Limoges / France

Avocat. Directeur de la formation continue de lA.D.R.E.S.S. - PROGESPORT, Association de gestion du Centre de Droit et dEconomie du Sport (Université de Limoges) depuis 1989. Président de la Commission nationale de discipline de la Fédération française de cyclisme depuis 1993.

The Hon. Robert J. Ellicott (1927)

Barrister (Australia) Eng
Sydney / Australia

Barrister B.A.; LLB; Australian Solicitor General and Attorney General; former Judge at the Federal Court; member of the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) Panel of arbitrators. Member of the CAS ad hoc Divisions at the Commonwealth Games, Kuala Lumpur, 1998, and at the Summer Olympic Games, Sydney, 2000 and at the Winter Olympic Games, Salt Lake City, 2002.

Me Yves Fortier (1935)

Barrister (Canada) Fr/Eng
Montréal / Canada

Chairman,Emeritus Senior Partner, Ogilvy Renault, lawyers; Former President of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); former Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations in New York; Member of the CAS ad hoc Divisions at the Winter Olympic Games, Salt Lake City, 2002 and Vancouver 2010.

Mr Richard J. Foster (1955)

Lawyer (USA) Eng
Long Beach / USA

Owner of Law Offices of Richard J. Foster in Seal Beach, California; Past President of United States Aquatic Sports and USA Water Polo; Adjunct Professor in Masters’ Program for Sports Law at California State University at Long Beach; Chair of 2004 USA Olympic Swim Trials; Vice President and General Counsel for World Automobile Championships of California (promoter of professional automobile races).

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M. Bernard Foucher (1945)

Conseiller dEtat (France) Fr
Paris / France

Docteur dEtat en droit; Conseiller dEtat; chargé denseignement à la Faculté de droit de Limoges; Conciliateur au Comité National Olympique et Sportif Français (CNOSF); Président de la conférence des conciliateurs.

Dr Frank Fowlie (1957)

Professor, expert Ombudsman (Canada) Fr/Eng
Geneva / Switzerland

2012, Accredited Peace Professional, Civilian Peace Service of Canada. 2010, Chartered Mediator (C.Med) designation, ADR Institute of Canada. 2008, Doctor of Conflict Resolution (DCR), Faculty of law, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Awarded the Universitys "Outstanding Research Thesis Merit Award for 2008" and a School of Law Research Thesis Merit Citation. Ombudsman International Organization for Migration - Geneva. Appointed Director, Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada by Canadas Minister of State (Sport)(term 2009-2015). 2000, Official United Nations Observer, South East Asia Games, Kuala Lumpur. 2000, International Olympic Committee and United Nations appointed Team Leader (Chef de Mission) Individual Olympic Athletes from East Timor, Sydney Olympic Games.

Dr Jochen Fritzweiler (1940)

Attorney at law (Germany) Eng/Deu
Burghausen / Germany

Dr. Jur. Attorney-at-law. President of Internatinal Sport Lawyers Association

Mr Walter G. Gans (1936)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
New York / USA

Adviser, Distingued Neutrals Panel and  Executive Committee, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution; American Arbitration Association Corporate Counsel Committee; ADR Editorial Board; commercial and international panels; Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators.

Mr Paul Denis Godin (1965)

Mediator, Lawyer (Canada) Eng
Victoria / Canada

Katalyst Resolutions (August 2017-current) Mediator, negotiation and mediation instructor, ombudsman. Roster mediator with Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (2007-current). Chartered Mediator (ADR Institute of Canada). Roster mediator with Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program–Toronto Region, Ontario Energy Board, ICOM/WIPO Art & Cultural Heritage Mediation, Trinidad & Tobago Mediation Board, AANDC Aboriginal Land Claims, Civil Roster of Mediate BC. Executive member of ADR Section of the Canadian Bar Association. Author, “Sport Mediation: Mediating High Performance Sports Disputes”

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Prof. Stephen B. Goldberg (1945)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Fr/Eng
Chicago / USA

LL.B, Harvard Law School. Professor of law, Northwestern Univesity. President, Mediation Research and Education Project, Inc. Member, Center for Public Resources Panel of Distinguished Neutrals. Court-appointed special master (US District Courts, Northern District of Illinois, Western District of Michigan).

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Mr Ian Hanger (1939)

Barrister (Australia) Eng
Brisbane / Australia

AM QC BA LLM. Barrister since 1968. Queens Counsel since 1984. Fellow of Australian Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators. Member National ADR Advisory Committee to Federal Attorney-General. Member Law Council ADR Committee.

Mr Ross R. Hart (1951)

Attorney at law (USA) Eng
Los Angeles / USA

J.D. Full-time Arbitrator and Mediator. Certified Mediator, AAA. Voluntary Settlement Officer, Los Angeles Superior Court. Mediator, Los Angeles Superior Court. AAA Center for Mediation, Judicial Task Force. AAA Panel for USA Track & Field Doping Grievances.

Professor Shin-ichiro Hayakawa (1935)

Professor (Japan) Eng/Jap
Sendai / Japan

J.D. Professor of law.

Mr Bud G. Holman (1929)

Lawyer (USA) Eng
New York / USA

LLB, Yale. Senior Litigation Partner. Director and Executive Committee Member, American Arbitration Association; Member Distinguished New York Arbitration Panel, Center for Public Resources, Inc. Member London Court of International Arbitration.

Ms Ingrid Iselin Zellweger (1972)

Attorney-at-law, Mediator (Switzerland) Fr/Eng
Geneva / Switzerland

Attorney-at-law and mediator, Python & Peter (since 2007). Chairman of the Association MediationS, Geneva (2008-2012).

M. Jean-Pierre Karaquillo (1943)

Professeur (France) Fr
Limoges / France

Docteur en droit privé; Agrégé de Droit privé; Professeur à lUniversité de Limoges et Maître de conférences à lEcole Nationale dAdministration (ENA); Directeur du Centre de droit et déconomie du sport de Limoges; conseil juridique de la Fédération Française des sports de glace et de voile; co-rédacteur en chef de la Revue juridique et écnomique du sport Dalloz-Comité National Olympique et Sportif Français.

M. Gian Franco Kasper (1944)

(Switzerland) Fr/Eng/Deu/It
Oberhofen / Switzerland

President of the International Ski Federation (FIS); former President of the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF) (2000 - 2002) ; IOC Member.

The Hon. Dr Tricia Kavanagh (1942)

Retired Judge (Australia) Eng
Sydney / Australia

Justice, Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales; Doctor of Philosophy-in-Law, formerly Barrister-at-Law; formerly Deputy Chair, the Australian Sports Doping Agency; formerly Arbitrator - National Sports Disputes Centre; formerly Arbitrator -Australian Commercial Disputes Centre; member of the CAS ad hoc Division at the Summer Olympic Games, Sydney, 2000.

Lhonorable Marc Lalonde (1943)

Avocat (Canada) Fr/Eng
Montréal / Canada

Avocat. Membre du Conseil dadminstration de lAmerican Arbitration Association. Juge ad hoc à la Cour Internationale de Justice. Président du North American Users Committee of the London Court of International Arbitration. Ancien Ministre des Finances, Ministre de la Justice, Ministre de la Santé, Ministre de lEnergie, des Mines et des Ressources du Canada.

Mr Wouter Lambrecht (1986)

Mediator (Belgium) Fr/Eng
Lausanne / Switzerland

Member of the FIFA Players' Status Committee

Dr Ilhyung Lee (1960)

Professor of law (USA) Eng
Columbia / USA

Juris Doctor. Professor of Law & Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA. Writes and lectures in sports law, international commercial arbitration, cross-cultural dispute resolution, trademarks, law and society in East Asia. Member, USA Track & Field (1998, 2010-present).

Ms Cinthia Lévy (1967)

Mediator (Belgium) Fr/Eng
Lausanne / Switzerland

Lawyer and certified Mediator. Lecturer on conflict resolution and mediation at the University of Lausanne since 2010. Lecturer on negotiation and mediation at the University of Geneva since 2012. Lecturer on Business Law with the Association des Universités Francophones (AUF) from 2014 and on dispute resolution from 2007-2011. Legal Counsel of the Medical Board Association in Brussels from 1998-2007.

Mr Anthony Lo Surdo SC (1964)

Barrister (Australia) Eng
Sydney / Australia

LLM; LLB; BA (Sydney), Senior Counsel (Barrister); Member Appeals Committee, Football Federation of Australia (FFA); Member FFA Disciplinary and Ethics Committee; Chair Football NSW Appeals Tribunal;

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Me Massimo Lotti (1951)

Avocat (Italy) Fr/It
Rome / Italy

Avocat. 1982 – 1989: conseil juridique de la fédération italienne de football (FIGC). Dès 1990: membre de la Commission disciplinaire de la FIGC. 1990 – 2000: membre de la Cour dappel fédérale de la fédération italienne de natation (FIN). 1983 – 1986: membre du conseil dadministration de la société sportif par actions S.S. Lazio SpA.

Mr Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros (1969)

Lawyer (Portugal) Eng/Por/Fr/Sp/It
Caxias / Portugal

Masters in Sports Management; Masters in Professional Sports Law; CEO of International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) Europe and Latin America; ICSS Advisory Board Member (2013-2014); Member of EU Expert Group on Good Governance in Sport; Lawyer since 1993; Legal Director Boa Vista Football Club (1993-2000); Secretary General Portuguese Professional Football League (2000-2006); Founder & CEO of European Professional Football Leagues (2005-2014); CEO World League Association (2012-2013); Founder and Leader of employers' delegation in the European Social Dialogue (2008-2013); Guest Professor of several masters in sports law and sports management; Member of FIFA Club Football Committee (2011-2013); Member of several FIFA Working Groups: players' transfers, agents, calendars etc; Member of UEFA Professional Football Committee (2004-2007); Member of UEFA Professional Football Strategy Board/Council (2007/2013);

Mr Dirk-Reiner Martens (1942)

Attorney-at-law (Germany) Fr/Eng/Deu/It/Sp
Munchen / Germany

Doctor of Laws; Principle of MARTENS Rechtsanwaelte; Legal Advisor of several national and international sports federations; Member of the CAS ad hoc Division at the Olympic Games, 2000, 2004, 2002 and 2006: Lecturer in sports law at the University of Munich and in international commercial arbitration at Bucerius Laws School, Hamburg.

Me Paul Mauriac (1943)

Avocat (France) Fr
Paris / France

Avocat. Médiateur. Ancien joueur de Rugby de haut niveau. Vice-Président de la Conciliation près le Comité National Olympique et Sportif Français - CNOSF. Arbitre près la Chambre dArbitrage du Sport du CNOSF. Membre dInstances Disciplinaires et de Lutte contre le Dopage Nationales et Internationales dans le domaine du Cyclisme et du Rubgy.

Mr Mordehai Mironi (1945)

Professor of law (Israel) Eng
Tel Aviv / Israel

Professor of law Haifa University, Faculty of Law. Areas of specialization: negociation, mediation, arbtration, ADR, labor and employment law. Chairman of the Israel Bar Associations ADR Forum.

Ms Konstantina Morou (1974)

Attorney-at-law (Greece) Eng
Athens / Greece

Accredited mediator by the Greek Ministry of Justice; Formerly Legal Counsel at AEK Athens FC; Partner at Symphonia Globe Alternative Dispute Resolution Business Advisory; Member of the Ethics Committee of the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) (2017- ).

Dr Hans Nater (1943)

Avocat (Switzerland) Fr/Eng/Deu/It
Zürich / Switzerland

Docteur en droit; Master of law, Harvard Law School; avocat en létude Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte; ancien Vice-président du Comité Olympique Suisse (1985-1996); ancien membre du Comité central de la Fédération Suisse de Ski ; membre de la Chambre ad hoc du TAS aux Jeux Olympiques dhiver, Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006 et aux Jeux Olympiques dété, Athènes 2004.

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Mr Christopher Newmark (1964)

Mediator & Arbitrator (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

Solicitor, England & Wales. Partner, spencer Underhill Newmark LLP, specializing in arbitration and ADR. President, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR (from 1 January 2014). Mediator and arbitrator panellist for Sport Resolutions UK.

Me Denis Oswald (1947)

Avocat, Professeur (Switzerland) Fr/Eng/Deu
Colombier / Switzerland

Docteur en droit; avocat au barreau de Neuchâtel; ancien bâtonnier de l’Ordre des avocat neuchâtelois; membre du CIO (1991-) ; membre de la commission exécutive du CIO (2000-2012 et 2017-); Président de la commission de coordination des Jeux Olympiques d’Athènes (2001-2004); Président de la commission de coordination des Jeux Olympiques de Londres (2005-2012); membre de la commission des affaires juridiques du CIO (1993-); membre de la Chambre des recours de la Ligue suisse de hockey sur glace (1976-1991); Secrétaire général (1978-1989) puis Président de la Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d’Aviron (FISA); secrétaire général adjoint du Comité National Olympique Suisse (1985-1997); Médaillé de bronze aux Jeux Olympiques 1968 (aviron) et participation aux Jeux Olympiques de 1972 et 1976.

Mr Bennett G. Picker (1941)

Attorney at law (USA) Eng
Philadelphia / USA

Mediator and Arbitrator. Senior Counsel at the law firm Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP. Member of the National Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association (AAA); co-Chair of the AAAs National Mediation Committee. Member, CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals and Member, Executive Committee of the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution. Member of the Executive Committee of AAAs Board of Governors. Member of the Advisory Board of the Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law. Member of the Editorial Board of "ABA Journal of Dispute Resolution".

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Mr Alfonso Picone (1935)

Lawyer (Italy) Fr/Eng/It
Rome / Italy

Attorney at law, Supreme Court; President of the juridical Commission of the Italian Federation of Swimming; member of the editorial staff of the "Rivista di diritto sportivo"; counsel to Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (CONI) and some Italian sport federations; counsel to sport manager and athletes; President of the European Confederation of Modern Pentathlon; Europe Vice-president of the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM); member of law rules commission of CONI.

Mrs Barbara Radnofsky (1954)

Attorney at law (USA) Eng
Houston / USA

Attorney at law. Radnofsky Mediation and Arbitration Services., Art Dealers. Nominee, Texas Democratic Party, United States Senate 2006.

S.E.le Juge Raymond Ranjeva (1942)

Juge (Madagascar) Fr
La Haye / Netherlands

Docteur en droit, Université de Paris II; Ancien Vice-Président et Juge à la Cour Internationale de Justice, La Haye. Membre du Curatorium de lAcadémie de Droit international de la Haye. Président ex-officio du Conseil de discipline en matière de sports collectifs et individuels à Madagascar. Membre de la Commission des experts de lOrganisation internationale du Travail pour lapplication des conventions et recommandations. Président de la Commission internationale denquête du Bureau international du Travail sur la liberté dassociation et les conventions collectives au Zimbabwe.

Mr Alan Scott Rau (1942)

Lawyer (USA) Fr/Eng
Austin / USA

Attorney and Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law. Member, panel of arbitrators, American Arbitration Association and British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre; Commission on Settlement in Arbitration (CEDR); Advisory Board, Journal of International Dispute Settlement.

Mr Francesco Ricci Bitti (1945)

(Italy) Eng/It
London / United Kingdom

Senior Executive in leading multinational information and communication technology companies for past 30 years. President, International Tennis Federation. Member, WADA Executive Committee and Foundation Board. Member, International Olympic Committee. Chairman, ITF Olympic Committee. Honorary Life President, Tennis Europe.

Ms Carol L. Roberts (1957)

Arbitrator (Canada) Eng
Vancouver / Canada

Lawyer, chartered arbitrator and mediator covering a variety of areas including sports, employment, human rights and personal injury. Member of the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitrator Centre’s domestic and international arbitration and mediation panels. Member of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada. Member of the anti-doping arbitration panels for the Ultimate Fighting Championships and the World Triathlon Corporation. Member of the CAS ad hoc Division for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Ms. Roberts was a figure skating judge for over 30 years with Skate Canada, and is a member of the International Floorball Federation’s Ethics Commission.

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Mr John Ruger (1949)

Mediator (USA) Eng
Torrance, CA / USA

Senior Director of Beach Operations for USA Volleyball; Served 12 years on the US Olympic Committee Board of Directors; Served 5 years on the US Olympic Committee Executive Committee; Member of the USA Biathlon Board of Directors; US Olympic Commitee Athletes' Ombudsman; Diploma for "mediating the litigated dispute", Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University of Law; Diploma for "The Mediation process", CDR Associates, Boulder, USA; Memos IV, Executive Masters in Management of Sports Organizations; Member of the USA Olympic team (biathlon), 1980, 3x World Championship team member, 1981-1983, biathlon.

Mr John E. Sands (1951)

Arbitrator, Mediator (USA) Eng
West Orange / USA

J.D. Arbitrator, mediator and fact-finder of public and private sector labor-management relations, employment law, commercial and employee benefit plan disputes. Former Permanent or Designated Arbitrator for National, International and East Coast Hockey Leagues with NHL and Professional Hockey Players Associations; Major League Baseball with Major League Baseball Players Association; United States Olympic Committee with individual athletes and coaches.

Mr Peter Dirk Siemsen (1929)

Lawyer (Brazil) Eng/Deu/Sp/Por
Rio de Janeiro / Brazil

Lawyer and industrial property agent; senior partner of Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira; Member of Honour of AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielle); former legal advisor in trademark matters to the Brazilian Football Federation; former Vice-President of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), Member of the ISAF Review Board; International Judge of the ISAF; member of the Americas Cup XXX Arbitration Panel; member of the Jury of the Olympic Games in 1984 (Yachting); chairman of the Jury of the Eliminations to the Americas Cup in 1986 and member of the Americas Cup Jury in 1988, panelist of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Mr Stephen Townley (1952)

Solicitor (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

LL.M., University LSE London; solicitor (1978); FCIArb and CIArb Accredited Mediator Expert in sports dispute management and resolution particularly involving technology, governance, media, data and betting. Worked extensively in Asia, the Middle East and India. Set up and grew, with his partners, the boutique law firm, Townleys. The practice merged with Squire Saunders in 2001. Clients/projects included agencies such as CSI Octagon, sponsors such as Coca-Cola, federations and governing bodies such as ITF, IRB, FIFA, ICC, FIA, IOC and events such as FIFA World Cup, Rugby World Cup, Olympic Games, F1 and venues such as the Singapore Sports Hub.

Mr Vivien B. Williamson (1955)

Attorney at law (USA) Eng
Kensington / USA

J.D. Member of the AAA Presidents Panel of Mediators. Member of the mediation panels for the U.S. District Court, Northern District and various Bay Area Superior Courts. Founding member of the California Dispute Resolution Commission and former Chair of its Mediation Legislation Committee.

Mr William Wood (1955)

Attorney-at-law (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

Q.C. Full-time commercial mediator and arbitrator. Vice-chair of the Civil Mediation Council of England and Wales. Barrister (1980-2005)as member of Brick Court Chambers.