Professor van den BERG,
Albert Jan


Hanotiau & van den Berg (Brussels, Belgium)

Professor Albert Jan van den Berg is a sought-after presiding and party-appointed arbitrator in numerous international commercial and investment arbitrations. He also acts as counsel in international commercial arbitrations and in set aside proceedings. Professor van den Berg is Honorary President of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, having served as President from 2014 to 2016. He is Distinguished Faculty Co-Chair of the LL.M. in International Arbitration Program at the School of Law, University of Miami, and a Visiting Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Law, and Tsinghua University’s School of Law.

Professor van den Berg is a member of the faculty and the advisory board of the Master in International Dispute Settlement Program at the University of Geneva. He is Emeritus Professor (Arbitration Chair) at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He is Honorary President of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute, having served as its President and Secretary General, as well as former Vice-President of the London Court of International Arbitration. Professor van den Berg has published extensively on international arbitration (see, in particular, the New York Convention of 1958 (see His awards include ‘Best Prepared and Most Responsive Arbitrator’ in 2013 by Global Arbitration Review and ‘Arbitration Lawyer of the Year’ in 2006, 2011 and 2017 by The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers.