Member Profiles

Nasir Khan FCIArb

Nasir is a skilled and dynamic leader providing total solutions of estimating, procurement, commercial, dispute avoidance, management and resolution through effective pre & post contract management. He is versatile and well-versed in successful delivery on major projects including energy, utilities, property, oil & gas, manufacturing, ports, highways and rail infrastructure.

Nasir has led large and complex claims on quantum, delay and engineering issues. Nasir is an engineer, chartered surveyor, chartered procurement director, and legally qualified. He has Fellowship of various institutions and acts as an expert, mediator, adjudicator and arbitrator. In 2020, Nasir was awarded MBE for his services to the community.

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Nasir Khan FCIArb

Jane Walmsley MCIArb

Jane Walmsley MCIArb practices as a commercial and workplace mediator, coach and psychotherapist and is a non-practicing barrister. She is a very experienced trainer and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators mediation training faculty. She is also a member of the mediator accreditation panels for CIArb and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. She assesses candidates for accreditation as commercial mediators in the UK and internationally, acting as both assessor and chief assessor.

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Jane Walmsley MCIArb

Hon. Justice Edward Torgbor C.Arb FCIArb LLD

Justice Torgbor has many years of experience in the legal, judicial and academic fields, and in dispute resolution. Formerly a barrister in England, he is currently a Specialist International and Chartered Arbitrator and Mediator based in Nairobi, Kenya. His international experience is underpinned by having completed his law degrees at the Universities of Edinburgh, Cambridge and Stellenbosch and as Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford, England.

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Hon. Justice Edward Torgbor C.Arb FCIArb LLD

Crystal Wong Wai Chin FCIArb

Crystal Wong Wai Chin FCIArb is a Partner at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill. Crystal has an active arbitration practice throughout Malaysia, Singapore and the ASEAN region, with an emphasis on energy and complex infrastructure & engineering projects. Her experience includes an extended stint with a leading international utilities conglomerate.

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Crystal Wong Wai Chin FCIArb

Anthony Abrahams MCIArb TD DL MBA

Anthony Abrahams joined CIArb as its Director General, on 10 April 2012 until May 2020. He was responsible for developing and implementing the Board of Trustees’ strategy to promote CIArb’s vision across the globe.

Qualified as a solicitor and specialising in civil litigation, Anthony has considerable hands-on experience in Legal Practice Management. Anthony’s legal background has been complemented and enhanced with leadership and organisational skills acquired in the Territorial Army where he attained the rank of Colonel. Anthony was mobilised in 2006 to undertake an operational tour in Iraq. While there, he worked to improve, and developed a passion for, the rule of law and dealt with human rights issues. For his work in Iraq, Anthony was awarded the Bronze Star by the United States.

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Dmitry Kaysin JD MCIArb

Dmitry is a counsel in dispute resolution practice of Russian law firm Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners. In his 18+ years practice, Dmitry mainly focuses on resolution of disputes involving governments and possesses vast experience of representing clients in international arbitration proceedings under UNCITRAL, SCC, LCIA, ICC, Swiss Chambers, SIAC, WIPO, and ICAC rules, and in the Russian state courts. Dmitry received a JD (with honors) and a PhD in law degrees from the Moscow State Academy of Law. He also graduated from the NYU School of Law (LLM in International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration). Dmitry is a member of the Nomination Committee of the Commission on International Arbitration, ICC Russia. He is recommended by Best Lawyers 2020.

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Dmitry Kaysin JD MCIArb