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Member Profiles

We regularly publish interviews with individuals from our wide-ranging membership.

Our members listed here tell us how they became involved in arbitration and how they achieved their current status.

They also give their views on the state of international arbitration today, diversity in the profession and the advice they would give to people starting out in ADR.

Jad Youness MCIArb

Jad Youness MCIArb graduated with a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, and started working as a Quantity Surveyor in Lebanon in 2004. He now works as a Commercial Manager for MAN Enterprise in Qatar.

Jonathan Ellis

Jonathan Ellis ACIArb

Accuracy is the sole, totally independent, international player in the field of advisory services; providing expert advice to management and shareholders. They offer in-depth knowledge and expertise to assist clients in transactions, disputes, turnarounds and decisions. Accuracy is present within 12 countries worldwide, with a team of 370 skilled consultants, of which 47 are partners. Jonathan Ellis, Director at Accuracy, talks to CIArb about their ambitions, dispute resolution and what it takes to make a great leader.


Burcu Osmanoğlu, LL.M., FCIArb

Burcu Osmanoğlu is a Partner at the Istanbul-based law firm OSMANOGLU where she provides legal consultancy, arbitration and litigation services to local and international clients in English, French and Turkish. Her main practice areas include Domestic and International Commercial Arbitration, International Investment Arbitration, M&A, International Commercial Law, Maritime Law, Company Law and Contract Law. 

Dawson Jenner, FCIArb 

Dawson Jenner FCIArb is a claims consultant and Associate Director at HKA. Based in Johannesburg, he has been active in setting up its own Young Members Group (YMG). He gives insight into what keeps him busy, imparts some useful tips on the negotiation process, some key learning points from this year and outlines the value of being a CIArb member.

Ronan O'Reilly

Ronan O'Reilly, MCIArb

Ronan O'Reilly is the Vice-Chair of the CIArb Young Members Group. Ronan is also an Associate of the White & Case Dispute Resolution Group in London. In this interview, he talks about his career path and his role as Vice-Chair of the Global YMG.

Aje Adeniyi

Adeniyi Aje, ACIArb

Adeniyi Aje is Marine Group Director at Tony Gee and Partners LLP, a specialist engineering consultancy to the worldwide construction industry. He is also Co-Chair of CIArb's London and South East Young Members Group (YMG).