Alan Crain

Chairman, Board of Directors

Alan Crain, the Chairman of the Board, is the former Senior Vice President, Chief Legal & Governance Officer of Baker Hughes, and has served in various corporate leadership positions in the energy and data sectors. Alan also serves as an arbitrator and is a prominent voice in academic and professional settings on issues of corporate governance. Alan is currently the Chairman of the Houston Committee on Foreign Relations and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

Catherine Rogers

Founder & CEO

Catherine A. Rogers is a scholar of international arbitration and professional ethics at Penn State Law, with a dual appointment as Professor of Ethics, Regulation, and the Rule of Law at Queen Mary, University of London, where she is also Co-Director of the Institute for Ethics and Regulation. Her scholarship focuses on the convergence of the public and private in international adjudication, the intersection of markets and regulation in guiding professional conduct, and on the reconceptualization of the attorney as a global actor. Catherine teaches, lectures, and publishes on these topics around the world, including as an invited participant at two Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Fora.

Catherine is a Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration. Before entering academia, Catherine clerked for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and practiced international litigation and arbitration in New York, Hong Kong, and San Francisco.

Nicholas Reed

Member, Board of Directors

Nicholas Reed is the Senior Vice President of Product and R&D at LexisNexis’ AI endeavor, Knowable, which focuses on contract analytics. He is also the co-founder and COO of Ravel Law–a leading judicial analytics firm that was recently acquired by LexisNexis. Nik brings a range of knowledge and experience in legal tech, data analytics, legal publishing, and artificial intelligence. Nik also has substantial international experience, including studies in France and legal education outreach in Afghanistan.