Directors

Director General
Catherine Dixon

Catherine joined CIArb in May 2020 having just completed a world-record breaking circumnavigation of the world on a tandem. Prior to her expedition Catherine spent time in chief executive roles at the Law Society of England and Wales, Askham Bryan College and NHS Resolution. 
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Director General Catherine Dixon


Deputy Director General
Tom Cadman

Tom is responsible for advising the Boards of Trustees and Management on compliance with the CIArb Constitution and other regulatory requirements; advising the PCC and PMG; advising members when acting as dispute resolvers; and the provision of legal advice in-house to the CIArb.
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Director of Membership 
Camilla Godman

Camilla is an arbitration lawyer and Fellow of CIArb, based in Singapore. Camilla joined CIArb in June 2015 as Director for Asia Pacific. In June 2020, she became Director of Membership.
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Director of Finance and IT
Simon Jones

Simon Joined CIArb in 2015 and is responsible for maintaining CIArb’s financial standing, reporting and advising the Boards of Trustees and Management on financial strategy and overseeing CIArb’s information and technology systems.
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Director of Education and Training
Dr Paresh Kathrani

Paresh joined CIArb as Director of Education and Training having spent many years in academia. During this time, he was a module leader on the LLB (Hons) degree, a PhD Coordinator, as well as a research supervisor. He also sat on several university committees, including the research and teaching committees.
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