The Government of Malaysia has appointed Professor Doug Jones AO as a member of the Advisory Council of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) with effect from 1 April 2021.
Professor Doug Jones AO’s appointment is based upon his expertise, knowledge and experiences in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). The role is to assist with strategy and action plans to strengthen the centre further.
The AIAC (formerly known as Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration), is a not-for-profit, non-governmental international arbitral institution, established in 1978 under the auspices of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO). It is a multi-service ADR hub with expertise in matters from various regions, and acts as an alternative hearing venue for multiple institutions. Its network comprises international practitioners, businesses, trade associations and stakeholders from various industries – and extends into state departments, government authorities and inter-regional organisations. The AIAC recently expanded into holistic dispute management and dispute avoidance. Its panel of dispute resolution professionals comprises over 2,000 individuals from over 78 countries.