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Structure

The Netherlands Arbitration Institute is an independent foundation. The NAI Executive Board consists of people from the business community, the legal profession and science who have extensive experience in the fields of arbitration, binding advice and mediation. The NAI also has an Advisory & Supervisory Board.

The NAI Secretariat, with its registered office in Rotterdam, administers arbitration, binding advice proceedings and mediation.
 

Governance

The names of the members of the Executive Board and the Managing Director of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute are as follows (as at 1 January 2015):

Executive Board


President
W.H. van Baren
Attorney at law in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Treasurer
G.W. van der Bend
Attorney in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

professor F.J.M. De Ly
Professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands

S. Drion
Company Law Secretary of the Confederation of Dutch Industry and Employers (VNO/NCW)

Managing Director


Managing Director
F.D. von Hombracht-Brinkman

 

Committee

The NAI Board appointed the following persons as member of the Committee as mentioned in Article 19 of the NAI Arbitration Rules (or Binding Advice Rules):

W. Tonkens-Gerkema (chair)
J.A.J. Peeters (deputy chair)
professor W.D.H. Asser

P.W. van Baal

D. De Meulemeester
professor S.H.M.A. Dumoulin
F.W.H. van den Emster
professor H.A. Groen

E.J. van Sandick
F.H.A.M. Thunnissen

M.B. Werkhoven
O.L.O. de Witt Wijnen

 

Advisory & Supervisory Board

The names of the members of the Advisory & Supervisory Board of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute are as follows (as at 1 January 2015):

President Advisory & Supervisory Board
professor H.J. Snijders
Professor at Leiden University, The Netherlands
Secretary Advisory & Supervisory Board
R. Schellaars
Attorney at law in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
H.J. de Groot
Attorney at law in Groningen, The Netherlands
G.J.H. Houtzagers
State advocate in The Hague, The Netherlands
D. Knottenbelt
Attorney at law in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
M. van Leeuwen
Attorney at law in Paris, France
professor G.J. Meijer
Attorney at law in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, University lecturer at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
professor dr. M. Pheijffer
Professor at Leiden University and Nyenrode Business Universiteit, The Netherlands
dr. D.A.M.H.W. Strik
Attorney at law in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
M. Wolfs
Secretary ICC Nederland

 

Secretariat

Under the direction of the NAI Administrator and Managing Director, the NAI Secretariat provides the actual administration of arbitration, binding advice proceedings and mediation using the relevant rules.

Managing Director
F.D. von Hombracht-Brinkman
Deputy Administrator
C. van Maanen
Procedures Coordinator
Y.H. Mens
Legal Assistant
M. Trouw
Administrative Legal Assistant
L. Assendelft
Assistant Financial Administration
E.L. Sucec-Groeneweg

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