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The People

Central Organising Group - Executive Committee

The GPC Series is organised by a Central Organising Group (COG).  The COG is led by an ​Executive Committee of six people.

The Executive Committee is appointed by the Board of IMI and is responsible for leading, supporting and overseeing the implementation of the GPC Series.

It meets on a weekly basis and is run by a Chairman, a Coordinator, the head of an Academic Committee, and a Professional Conference Organiser (PCO): ​

Chair: Michael McIlwrath (IT​)
Global Chief Litigation Counsel, LitigationGE Oil & Gas
​​Director of IMI
Click here for his IMI director profile. ​

Coordinator: Jeremy Lack (CH, GB & US)
ADR Neutral & Attorney-at-Law, Lawtech.ch
Vice President of IMI’s Independent Standards Commission
Click here for his IMI ​profile.

Chair of Academic Committee: Prof. Barney Jordaan (BE, NL, CH)
Professor of Management Practice, Vlerick Business School
Director of Association for the Promotion of Mediation as an Academic Discipline, NCMG Int.
Click here​ for his IMI profile​
Influencer (Academic)

Professional Conference Organiser
Representative: Dan Rivlin (CH, IL)

CEO, Kenes Group International
Miscellaneous (PCO)

Sponsor Representative: Alexander Oddy (GB)
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, London
Vice President of IMI’s
Independent Standards Commission

​Professor Nadja Alexander
Academic Director, Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy

Kenes Group