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Prof. Albert Jan van den Berg

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Professor Albert Jan van den Berg is a partner at Hanotiau & van den Berg (Brussels, Belgium). He 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 2014–2016. He is Distinguished Faculty Co-Chair of the International Arbitration LL.M. Program at the University of Miami School of Law and a Visiting Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law and Tsinghua University School of Law.


Professor van den Berg is also a member of the faculty and the advisory board of the University of Geneva Master in International Dispute Settlement Program. He is Emeritus Professor (Arbitration Chair) at Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He is Honorary President of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute, having served as its President and Secretary General, and former Vice-President of the London Court of International Arbitration.


Professor van den Berg has published extensively on international arbitration (see www.hvdb.com), in particular, the New York Convention of 1958 (see www.newyorkconvention.org). His awards include: Global Arbitration Review, Best Prepared and Most Responsive Arbitrator in 2013; The International Who’s Who Legal, Arbitration: Lawyer of the Year in 2006, 2011 and 2017.

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