Philip Jeyaretnam SC is the Global Vice Chair and ASEAN CEO of Dentons Rodyk & Davidson. Appointed Senior Counsel in January 2003 at the early age of 38, Philip specialises in commercial litigation and international arbitration work as counsel, and is described by Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 as a ‘pre-eminent disputes practitioner’. His professional and public service has included serving as a member of the Public Service Commission, the constitutional body that oversees the public service in Singapore, since 2010, and as a member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights since 2012, and as President of the Law Society of Singapore from January 2004 to December 2007.
Mr Wen Khai Meng is the Senior Advisor, Group Strategy of CapitaLand Limited.
Prior to this, Mr Wen has held several senior appointments within the Group including Chief Investment Officer of CapitaLand Limited, Chief Executive Officer of CapitaLand Singapore Limited, Chief Executive Officer of CapitaLand Commercial Limited and Chief Executive Officer of CapitaLand Financial Limited. He was also a non-executive Director of Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited and CapitaLand Commercial Trust Management Limited. Before joining the Group, Mr Wen was with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) for 7 years. He was the Director (Corporate Development) and the Deputy Director (Land Administration). Prior to that, he was with the Ministry of National Development, Singapore as Deputy Director (Infrastructure) for 4 years.
Denys Hickey is a barrister at 39 Essex Chambers. With over forty years’ legal experience in the areas of litigation and arbitration, he is well known for his oil and gas and commodity trading work.
He has extensive experience of international arbitration and mediation representing parties, and acting as counsel, in ad hoc arbitrations and arbitrations under ICC, SIAC, SCMA, LCIA, LME, UNCITRAL and LMAA Rules. Denys also sits as an arbitrator, and acts as a mediator.
Professor Lawrence Boo heads The Arbitration Chambers and teaches international arbitration at the National University of Singapore and Bond University, Australia. He has been involved in the development of dispute resolution in Singapore since 1991 when he became the first CEO/Registrar of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and later its Deputy Chairman (from 2004 – 2009). He served on law reform committees, represented Singapore to the UNCITRAL Working Group (Arbitration and Conciliation) and is Singapore’s National Correspondent to UNCITRAL’s Case Law on UNCITRAL Text. He is on the panel of arbitrators of numerous international arbitral institutions and is a Singapore nominee to the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators.
Ing Loong Yang is a partner in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins, focusing on international arbitration and complex commercial litigation in Asia, particularly on cross-border disputes involving Greater China.
Qualified in Singapore, England & Wales, Hong Kong, and New York, Mr. Yang has extensive experience representing clients in numerous international arbitrations as well as sitting as arbitrator under the rules of SIAC, HKIAC, CIETAC, ICC, and UNCITRAL. He is a Chartered Arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, with appointments to many panels of international arbitral institutions, namely: SIAC, HKIAC, CIETAC, BAC, SHIAC, SCIA, KCAB, AIAC (formerly known as KLRCA), HIAC, and JCAA. He has constantly been recognized as a Band 1 practitioner in international arbitration in the region by Chambers, Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation. He also actively supports the dispute resolution development in Asia through robust and proactive thought leadership.
Mee is Corporate Counsel for Chevron based in Singapore. She has multi-jurisdictional legal experience in various arbitrations, as counsel both in private practice and now in house, and as arbitrator and mediator. Her arbitration experience covers projects based out of Asia, Africa, Middle East and Europe. She is on the panel of various regional and international arbitral institutions and was the first woman Council Member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. She is currently the Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Sam Wong is a partner in Ernst & Young’s Advisory group. He specialises in Finance Advisory, helping organizations improve their Finance function’s capabilities and efficiencies. Mr Wong is a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He attained his Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and MBA(Finance) from the University of Leicester, UK. He has also completed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.
Adrian Tan has been practising as a litigator for over a quarter of a century. He is Vice-President of the Law Society of Singapore, and is serving as the honorary legal counsel for the Singapore Association for the Visually Handicapped.
Calvin is Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Law. Prior to this, Calvin was Deputy Secretary (Hub Strategy) at the Ministry of Transport, where he drove efforts to strengthen the competitiveness of Singapore’s aviation and maritime hubs.
Calvin previously served in various positions in the Public Service. He championed Singapore sport at the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth and Sport Singapore. He also served at the Ministry of Education, and was an educator at two secondary schools. Outside the Public Service, he worked in financial services consulting in New York, USA.
Calvin sits on the board of Singapore Pools, Singapore Land Authority, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and several arbitration and mediation organisations.