Board of Trustees

Professor. Dr. Colin Ong KC

The Chairman of the Advisory Board

Chartered Arbitrator

Chartered Arbitrator and Queen’s Counsel, 36 Stone (London)
Counsel, Eldan Law LLP (Singapore)
Senior Partner, Dr Colin Ong Legal Services (Brunei)

Dr. Colin Ong is a leading international arbitrator and lead counsel who has broad experience in diverse areas (including banking/energy disputes/information technology/infrastructure/intellectual property/investor-state disputes and shipping). 

Ranked as a Thought Leader in Arbitration, Construction and Commercial Litigation by Who’s Who Legal(“WWL”). Ranked as a top 30 global elite arbitration practitioner by Expert Guides–Best of the Best: Arbitration(2017 & 2019). He has sat as arbitrator and acted as lead counsel in over 350 arbitrations under many arbitration rules including AAA/BANI/CIETAC/HKIAC/ICC/ICDR/ KCAB/KLRCA/LCIA/LMAA/OIC/ SCMA/SIAC/TAI/UNCITRAL and WIPO rules.

Visiting professor at civil and common law jurisdictions. Author of leading books on advocacy and arbitration. He holds FCIArb, FMIArb, FSIArb; DiplCArb. Feedback includes: “a “super, very commercial, proactive and hands-on practitioner.”(Chambers&Partners Most-in-Demand Arbitrators 2021). “..extensive recommendations from peers around the world for his strong work as arbitrator”, also winning widespread plaudits for his work as lead counsel in both civil and common law matters.” (WWL Arbitration 2020).