Lise Bosman is Senior Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration and Executive Director of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA). She is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cape Town, having developed and teaching the Department of Commercial Law’s LLM course in international arbitration, in which she focuses on international commercial arbitration and investor-State arbitration.
She is a Fellow of the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa), serving on the Editorial Board of Tijdschrift voor Arbitrage, on the Advisory Board of the African Commercial Law Foundation, and on the Court of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre. She is also Series Editor of the PCA Award Series, General Editor and contributing author to “Arbitration in Africa: a Practitioners' Guide” (Kluwer Law International, July 2013), and the Acting General Editor of ICCA’s six-volume loose-leaf “International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration” (Kluwer Law International, since 1984).
Lise has been active both in private arbitration practice and in intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations. She was on the drafting committees of the PCA’s 2012 Arbitration Rules and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrator’s 2015 Centenary London Principles, and is a regular speaker on arbitral issues at conferences and seminars.