UNCITRAL Working Group 2015 to present
Canadian advisor on the enforcement of international mediation agreements known as the Singapore Convention, currently Canadian advisor with the Working Group to develop model expedited arbitration rules for international disputes, appointed by the Department of Justice Canada.
The Jerusalem Arbitration Centre (JAC) 2013 to present
Senior Advisor assisting with the development of arbitration rules and introduction of mediation for resolution of disputes between Israeli and Palestinian businesses
Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Lausanne, Switzerland 2018 to present
Panel member on the International Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators
Canadian Transportation Agency List of Arbitrators - 2013 to present
Singapore Mediation Centre, International Panel of Mediators - 2012 to present
Japan International Mediation Centre, Kyoto - International Panel of Mediators - 2018
Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada
Arbitrator & Mediator 2009 to present
Inaugural Chair of the Board of Directors 2003 - 2009
International Academy of Mediators
Appointed Distinguished Fellow of the Academy 2007 to present; Member of the Board of Governors 2021 to 2024
Canadian Academy of Distinguished Neutrals - Member 2020
National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals - Affiliate Member 2020
NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes
Member appointed by the Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, Department of Justice 2008 – 2012
International Mediation Institute (IMI)
Member of the Independent Standards Commission; Certified Mediator 2008 - Present
Association for International Arbitrations
Member since 1998
ADR Institute of Canada
Elected President, 1999-2000 and again in 2000-2001.
Awarded designation of Chartered Mediator, 1996.
Awarded designation of Chartered Arbitrator, 2000.
Negotiated merger of Arbitration & Mediation Institute of Canada and Canadian Foundation for
Dispute Resolution (to become ADR Institute of Canada), 2000.
Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Ontario
Elected President 1997–1998 and again in 1998–1999.
Ontario Bar Association
Recipient of the 2006 Ontario Bar Association Award for Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Elected Chair of the Alternation Dispute Resolution Section, 1996-1997.
Local Mediation Committee – Toronto
Committee Member 1999 – Present
Appointed by the Ministry of the Attorney General.
Law Society of Upper Canada - Civility Tour 2010
Facilitated workshops through Ontario.