Board of Directors

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 Bocconi University in Milan, 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 acquired by LexisNexis in 2017. 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.

Bill Eacho

William C. Eacho

Member, Board of Directors

Ambassador Eacho served as the U.S. Ambassador to Austria from 2009-2013 and was a member of the Senior Advisory Group to the Director of National Intelligence from 2013 to 2017. His present initiatives include roles as Co-Founder and CEO of the Partnership for Responsible Growth, which leads an effort in Washington, DC to advocate for pricing carbon to address the climate change crisis, Vice Chairman of Pixspan, Inc. and management of a family investment portfolio focused on real estate and private equity.

His former roles include founding Chairman of UniPro Foodservice, Inc., which grew to $20 billion in revenues under his leadership; CEO of Carlton Capital Group; and Executive Vice President of Alliant Foodservice Inc., then a $6 billion national foodservice distributor. Ambassador Eacho is a Visiting Professor of the Practice in the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School (1979) and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University.

Board of Advisors

Christopher Zorn

Member, Board of Advisors

Christopher is the Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science, Professor of Sociology and Criminology (by courtesy), and Affiliate Professor of Law at Pennsylvania State University. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from Ohio State University (1997) and a B.A. in political science and philosophy from Truman State University (1991).

Christopher founded and built LawyerMetrics LLC, a research and analytics firm that used data and analytics to optimize their personnel, management, and client services processes. Clients included more than two dozen AmLaw 200 law firms, as well as law schools, bar associations, and other legal services organizations. LawyerMetrics was acquired by AccessLex in 2015.

Cherine Foty

Member, Board of Advisors

Cherine Foty is a Senior Associate in International Arbitration at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, a Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School, and a LL.M. in French and European Law from the Sorbonne Law School in Paris. She is a dually qualified common law and civil law lawyer, a member of the New York and Paris Bars, and a US-French dual national.

Cherine is a Board Member of ArbitralWomen, a Steering Committee Member of the Young ArbitralWomen Practitioners, the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations, and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution’s Y-ADR. She is also a member of the Rising Arbitrators’ Initiative and other young arbitration associations. She is a recognized leader on diversity initiatives.

Management and Staff

Catherine Rogers

Founder & CEO

Catherine A. Rogers is a scholar of international arbitration and professional ethics at Bocconi University in Milan, 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.

Fahira Brodlija

Director of Operations

Fahira Brodlija is the Director of Research for Arbitrator Intelligence, and the ambassador for the CEE region. She is also the Country Coordinator for a legal reform project in the Western Balkans. Fahira has been a Vis Moot coach of the law faculties from Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2016. Fahira is a member of Association ARBITRI, an NGO founded by young attorneys in Bosnia and Herzegovina, seeking to enhance and promote the arbitration system in the country.

Fahira obtained her BA degree in 2016 from the University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law and her LL.M. degree in 2017 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Her areas of expertise are international law and arbitration.

Kirsten Teo

Director, Events and Memberships
Global Lead Ambassador

A Singaporean currently based in Washington DC, Kirsten Teo is Director (Events and Memberships) and Global Lead Ambassador at Arbitrator Intelligence (leading the global ambassadors’ team and managing AI events, arbitrator interviews and memberships). She has acted as international arbitration counsel and tribunal secretary for a decade with significant experience in Asia, Europe, and the United States. She is empanelled as an Arbitrator on the SIAC and TIAC reserve arbitrator panels, and serves as the first Chair of the TIAC45 arbitration practitioners’ group. In addition to international arbitration, she specializes in Public International Law, International Aviation, and Law of the Sea.

Kirsten worked closely with the Secretariat of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) Arbitration Institute while completing her LLM in International Commercial Arbitration at Stockholm University (2016-2017). She was the sole recipient of the Swedish Arbitration Association scholarship and awarded the Global Swede scholarship by the Swedish government. In 2018, she was Head of the arbitration associates’ working group at Eversheds Harry Elias in Singapore before relocating to the US. She is admitted in Singapore as an Advocate & Solicitor and in Washington DC as a Special Legal Consultant.

Amanda Lee

Director of Media and Outreach

Amanda is an Arbitrator and lawyer specializing in international dispute resolution, with particular focus on the automotive, finance and waste management sectors. She is admitted as a Solicitor-Advocate (Civil) in England and Wales and to the Bars of New York State and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

Amanda is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), a Director of ArbitralWomen, a Member of the Global Advisory Board of ICDR Y&I, an Ambassador for the Alliance for Equality in Dispute Resolution and the Founder of ‘Careers in Arbitration’, an online platform designed to assist those seeking to develop a career in the field of arbitration.

She is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Law, UK, where she teaches Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. She was the first female Global Chair of the CIArb’s Young Members’ Group (2017-18) and is a former member of the CIArb’s Board of Management. She regularly speaks, publishes and tweets about international dispute resolution and diversity.

Gregory King

Data Analytics Manager

As a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a Master of International Affairs in Economics degree and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics, Greg brings significant knowledge in the fields of data science and statistical programming to AI.

Prior to his role as Data Analytics Manager, he served as a Teaching Assistant for Professor Johannes Fedderke in Econometrics at the Pennsylvania State University. In the past, Greg worked in due diligence at Exiger Diligence in Silver Spring, Maryland, in international trade analysis at the World Trade Center in Kentucky, and as an English teacher with self-taught business-level Japanese language ability in Fukuoka, Japan. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the California University of Pennsylvania.

Marios Tokas

Senior Analyst

Marios is a Data Analyst for Arbitrator Intelligence as well as an Associate Research Fellow and the Trade Program Coordinator at the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law. He is pursuing his Master’s in International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, and he holds an LLM in Public International Law and an LLB from the University of Athens. Previously, Marios worked for the International Institute for Sustainable Development in the field of International Investment and Trade Law and for a boutique law firm specializing in Competition Law in Athens.

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