Advisory Board

 

The Advisory Board of ABLI plays an advisory role to the Board of Governors and the Secretariat.

The Advisory Board provides recommendations and advice to the Board of Governors regarding potential projects to be undertaken by ABLI which will enable it to fulfil its aims and any other matter requested by the Board of Governors.  In addition, the Advisory Board provides recommendations and advice to project leads of potential projects and those projects that have been sanctioned by the Board of Governors.

The Advisory Board consists of up to 30 members appointed by invitation of the Board of Governors comprising eminent members of the judiciary, academics, legal practitioners and representatives of international organisations.  The inaugural Advisory Board (see below) comprises of:

1.       representatives of ABLI’s Founding Partners; and

2.       representatives nominated by the Board of Governors.

ABLI’s Founding Partners are a limited group of private organisations who contributed to the establishment of ABLI.

 

ABLI’s inaugural Advisory Board

 

Members nominated by the Board of Governors

 

Australia

Professor Richard Garnett, Professor of Law, University of Melbourne

 

Professor Rosalind Mason, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Law School, Queensland University of Technology

                   

Mr Donald Robertson, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

 

China

Professor Fan Jian, Professor and Doctoral Advisor, Nanjing University School of Law


Professor Shen Sibao, Dean of the Law School, University of International Business and Economics of Beijing and the Law School of Tianjin University

 

Professor Zhu Ciyun, Doctor Supervisor and Head of Tsinghua Commercial Law Research Centre, Law School, Tsinghua University

                  

India 

Mr Sumant Batra, Managing Partner and Head – Insolvency and Corporate Law Practice, Kesar Dass B & Associates

 

Mr Rashesh Shah, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Edelweiss Group 

 

Japan

Professor Masato Dogauchi, Professor of Law, Law School, Waseda University 

 

Singapore

Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore                 

 

Mr Lionel Yee Woon Chin, SC, Deputy Attorney-General, Attorney-General’s Chambers

                 

Professor Yeo Tiong Min, Yong Pung How Chair Professor of Law, Singapore Management University (Chairman of the Advisory Board)

                  

 

Representatives of ABLI’s Founding Partners

 

Singapore

Mr Cavinder Bull, SC, Chief Executive Officer, Drew & Napier LLC


Ms Joan Janssen, Director-General (International & Advisory) and Director of Legal Services, Ministry of Law, Singapore

 

Mr Philip Jeyaretnam, SC, Global Vice Chair and ASEAN Chief Executive Officer, Dentons

                  

Mr Lee Eng Beng, SC, Senior Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore and Chairperson, Rajah & Tann Asia 

 

Mr Lee Kim Shin, SC, Managing Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP

 

Mr Low Sai-Choy, Director Group Legal & Compliance, Far East Organisation 

 

Mr Ng Wai King, Managing Partner, WongPartnership

                  

Ms Shantini Sanmuganathan, Group General Counsel, Singapore Telecommunications Limited


Mr Nish Shetty, Partner, Clifford Chance Asia

 

USA  

Mr Thomas F. Cullen Jr. (“Tim”), Partner, Jones Day

 

Mr R Hewitt Pate, Vice President & General Counsel, Chevron Corporation


 

 

 


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