Appointment of new Senior Advisor and Committee Members

1 May 2023

BAIAC is very pleased to announce the appointment of new Senior Advisor and Committee Members, commencing on 1 May 2023 for a term of 3 years.

(1) Senior Advisor – Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima David Wong Dak Wah was the fifth Chief Judge of Sabah & Sarawak from July 2018 until his retirement in February 2020. In 2013, he elevated as a Judge of the Court of Appeal of Malaysia during which time, Tan Sri oversaw the Construction Appeal Panel which dealt mainly with claims from construction disputes, matters arising from awards emanating from ad hoc arbitration and arbitrations conducted under the auspices of Asian International Arbitration Centre and matters concerning decisions pursuant to Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012.

(2) Committee Member – Asst.Prof.Dr. Tidarat Sinlapapiromsuk  is a full-time professor of law at Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Law, Bangkok, where she formerly served as the Vice Dean for International Affairs (2017-2021). Dr Tidarat was also officially appointed by the Office of the Council of State as a legislation review committee for the draft national legislation implementing the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

(3) Committee Member – Dr RMP M. Idwan Ganie is a Founding Partner of the Indonesian Law Firm Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo (LGS), Jakarta and has been practising law for more than 40 years. Dr Ganie is a highly sought-after and respected lawyer as well as an arbitration expert in Indonesia.