As the new year awaits around the corner we are proud to introduce the new SCC board members. This diverse group of experienced professionals will support the SCC in its case related decisions under the SCC Rules, as well as enhance the SCC’s position in international dispute resolution. Hailing from different backgrounds and regions, these individuals bring a wealth of experience and fresh perspectives.
Dr. Sven Lange, partner at Busse Disputes, brings with him extensive experience in arbitration, including in post-M&A and corporate disputes as well as in the field of international investment protection. Recognized for his contributions to international arbitration, he looks forward to contributing to the SCC's development and efficient dispute resolution.
I am thrilled to join the SCC Board, one of the leading arbitration institutions in the world. The SCC stands for efficient and high-quality dispute resolution, and‑ has been an innovator in international arbitration for many years. I look forward to contributing to the SCC's further development. In particular, I can't wait to work with so many colleagues from Sweden and the rest of the world to ensure that the SCC remains at the forefront of international dispute resolution and continues to give users the best possible experience.
Anna-Maria Tamminen, partner at Hannes Snellman in Helsinki, specializes in international dispute resolution, managing complex cases across various legal domains. She navigates high-stakes commercial and investment disputes with expertise in negotiations, mediation, arbitration, and litigation. Anna-Maria is also an experienced arbitrator.
The SCC has always been a frontrunner in appointing competent but diverse panels. I’m excited about the opportunity to be able to contribute to the future SCC panels in my upcoming role as SCC board member.
Ramūnas Audzevičius, partner at Motieka & Audzevičius is a highly regarded attorney specialized in resolving commercial and investment disputes, he has represented major companies in Central and Eastern Europe. Ramūnas is known for his expertise in arbitration and complex litigation, recognized internationally in publications like "Global Arbitration Review" and "Who’s Who Legal."
I am thrilled to join the board of one of the most prominent international arbitration institutes in the world. Teaming up with the most accomplished arbitration professionals is an absolute honor and privilege. I am excited to actively contribute to the smooth functioning of the international alternative dispute resolution system!
Dr. Ioana Knoll-Tudor, partner at Addleshaw Goddard in Paris, is specialized in energy, construction, and post-M&A disputes. Ioana regularly serves as arbitrator, both in commercial and investment proceedings, and also holds the role of Secretary General for Paris Arbitration Week. Ioana is renowned for her influential work as an author and expert in international arbitration.
Joining the board of the SCC Arbitration Institute is a tremendous honour. I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the continued success and advancement of the SCC, and I cannot wait to work with my colleagues and bring my passion and my energy to its invaluable contributions to the arbitration community!
Knud Jacob Knudsen, partner at Simonsen Vogt Wiig, specializes in international arbitration, dispute resolution, and construction law. With extensive experience in construction projects, post-M&A disputes, and company law, he has argued cases under SCC, NOMA, UNCITRAL, and ICC rules. Knud is recognized as a leading lawyer in construction law in Norway by Chambers and Legal 500.
First of all, I'm honored to have been selected. The SCC is an institute with an excellent reputation, not only in the Nordic countries, but around the world. It is innovative, and appears to constantly be looking for ways to improve the efficiency of dispute resolution and to tailor its services to the needs of businesses and other uses. I am looking forward to working together with the other board members to continue to develop and promote the SCC as a leading arbitration institute.
Our new Vice Chairman at the SCC Board is Barton Legum, a founding partner at Honlet Legum Arbitration with over 30 years of expertise in international arbitration. He has been a board member of the SCC Board since 2018. His extensive experience as an arbitrator, counsel, and expert witness spans diverse sectors, including energy, mining, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications.
I am thrilled to work with the extraordinary, innovative and dynamic members of the Secretariat of the SCC Arbitration Institute and its distinguished and thoughtful Board. The SCC is a leader in international arbitration and I am proud to be part of it.
We are sending heartfelt thanks to the SCC board members stepping down—Andrea Carlevaris, Dmitri Evseev, Jan K. Schaefer, Sylvia Noury, and Veijo Heiskanen. Your insights have been invaluable over the years! Thank you!