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The 2017/2018 Advisory Board

Below are the Advisory Board for the 2017/2018 edition of the Stockholm Treaty Lab

Henrik Horn

Henrik Horn is Professor of International Economics. His current affiliation is the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) in Stockholm. He has previously been at Stockholm University, and at the WTO in Geneva. He has served as a judge at the Swedish Commercial Court, and as Chief Reporter for an American Law Institute on trade law. His research focuses on economic aspects of investment, trade and competition law.

Jeremy K. Sharpe

Jeremy K. Sharpe is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration and Public International Law Groups. He previously was Chief of Investment Arbitration in the Office of the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State, representing the United States in investor-State and State-to-State disputes arising under bilateral investment treaties and investment chapters of free trade agreements.

Maxi Scherer

Professor Maxi Scherer is a full-time tenured professor of law at Queen Mary, University of London, where she holds the Chair for International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Energy Law. She is also a special counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in London, and regularly sits as arbitrator in energy-related disputes. She has been identified as one of the top 5 amongst the “Most Highly Regarded Individuals” amongst future arbitration leaders in the world.

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce is an Australian-qualified lawyer in the International Arbitration team at WilmerHale (London). He advises corporate and government clients on international arbitration and public international law matters across various industries. He has particular expertise in investment, climate, environment, energy and natural resources law and regulation. He also sits on various committees related to the sustainable development goals and other UN initiatives.

Thomas F. McInerney

Thomas F. McInerney is Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Loyola University Chicago School of Law based in Rome. He also advises leading international organizations on innovative strategies to enhance the performance of global regulatory treaties and improve global governance. He is founder of the Treaty Effectiveness Initiative, which is dedicated to gathering, consolidating, and generating knowledge of practices related to improving treaty results.

The 2017/2018 Jury

The Jury represented the broad range of expertise needed to solve climate change challenges, such as experts in international law, environmental economics and climate science.

David W. Rivkin

David W. Rivkin is Co-Chair of Debevoise & Plimpton’s International Dispute Resolution Group and The Immediate Past President of the International Bar Association (IBA). He is also the Vice Chairman of the SCC. A litigation partner in the firm’s New York and London offices, Mr. Rivkin is consistently ranked as one of the top international dispute resolution practitioners in the world. As IBA President and subsequently, Mr. Rivkin has worked actively on climate change issues.

Per Klevnäs

Per Klevnäs is Partner òf Material Economics, a specialist sustainability and strategy consultancy. He has extensive international and Swedish consulting experience within energy, environment and climate. Prior to Material Economics, Per worked at the Stockholm Environment Institute, the New Climate Economy, and at McKinsey & Company.

Annette Magnusson

Annette Magnusson is SCC Secretary General and General Counsel of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. She joined SCC from Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå (Stockholm) in 2010. At Mannheimer Swartling she was involved in international arbitration and strategic issues involving the dispute resolution practice. Previously she headed strategic planning of knowledge management at Baker & McKenzie in Sweden.

Michael Lazarus

Michael is the Director of the U.S Center of the Stockholm Environment Institute. He brings over 20 years of professional experience in energy and environmental analysis and capacity building. Michael is currently an advisor to the Western Climate Institute, and to the Chinese Economist 50 Forum’s initiative on the Economics of Climate Change Initiative. He is Adjunct Faculty at the Evans School of Public Administration at University of Washington.



M Sornarajah

Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah is CJ Koh Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore. He was previously Tunku Abdul Rahman Professor of Public International Law at the University of Malaya and Head of the Law School of the University of Tasmania, Australia. He is the author of The International Law on Foreign Investment (Cambridge University Press, 4th edition, 2017) and several other works on public international law. He has sat on PCA, ICSID, UNCITRAL, SIAC and other arbitration tribunals.

The Secretariat

Anja Håvedal-Ipp, Legal Counsel, SCC

Anja is legal counsel at the SCC. She is responsible for the administration of approximately sixty arbitrations a year, including several investor-state disputes. Anja was previously an associate in the global disputes practice at Jones Day in New York. She holds a juris doctorate from Columbia University, an LLM from the University of Amsterdam, and a bachelor’s degree from Lund University.

Sukma Dwi Andrina, Legal Counsel, SCC

Andrina is SCC Legal Counsel and the project manager for the Lab. Since 2014, she has been involved in SCC’s project which aims to align international arbitration with a sustainable future. She came to Sweden as a Swedish Institute Scholar, prior to that she was an associate for different law firms in Jakarta, specializing in energy law. She holds an LL.M from the University of Minnesota Law School and an LL.M from Stockholm University.