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					         Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)


Christopher To
BEng (Hons), LLB (Hons), LLM, MA, PCLL, DipCD,HNC, FCIArb, FHKIArb,
FSIArb, FIET, FHKIoD, CEng, CITP, MHKIE, MBCS, HKCS, ARAeS, RPE
(ENS, INF, MIE)

c/o Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
38/F Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2525 2381 Fax: (852) 2524 2171
Email: christopher@hkiac.org Website: www.christopher.hk

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

• BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Systems and Electronics, Glasgow Caledonian
  University.
• LLB (Hons) Law, City University of Hong Kong.
• Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, City University of Hong Kong.
• LLM Commercial Law, University of Northumbria at Newcastle.
• MA Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, City University of Hong Kong.
• Diploma in Company Direction, Hong Kong Institute of Directors.
• HNC Business Studies, Coatbridge College, United Kingdom.
• Further and Adult Education Teachers’ Certificate, City and Guilds of London Institute.
• Further and Adult Education Teachers’ Certificate, Education Department, Hong Kong.

LANGUAGE

Spoken: Cantonese, Putonghua, English         Written: Chinese, English

PRESENT POSITION

Executive Director             Construction Industry Council (CIC).
Council Member                 Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC).
Chairman                       Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) &
                               Hong Kong Domain Name Registration Company Limited (HKDNR).
Chairman                       Hong Kong Internet Forum (HKIF).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE BEFORE PRESENT POSITION

Secretary-General      Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) (1998 - 2008.8).
Secretary-General      Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC).


DISPUTE RESOLUTION EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

• Certificate of Training World Intellectual Property Organisation workshop on Arbitration of Intellectual
  Property Disputes and on WIPO Domain Name Dispute Resolution.
• Certificate of Commercial Mediation (Accord Group) 1999.
• External Examiner of the Hong Kong University (SPACE) Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Law,
  Arbitration and Mediation from 4 August 2003.
• Associate External Examiner of the LW4114 Dispute Resolution for the LLB programme of the City
  University of Hong Kong from 27 November 2000 to 1 December 2004.
• Programme Leader, Adjunct Professor and External Examiner at City University of Hong Kong Masters
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    Degree in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution since 1997.
•   Committee Member of the City University of Hong Kong – MA in Arbitration and ADR.
•   Guest Lecturer at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration.
•   Speaker at various international conference and seminars on Dispute Resolution (over 350) since 1998.
•   Co-author/contributing author of articles and books on Arbitration, ADR and Corporate Governance
    since 1998.
•   Attended over 250 international conferences/seminars on Arbitration and ADR since 1998.
•   Council Member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre since 1998.
•   Council Member of the Hong Kong Mediation Council from 1996 to 2008.
•   Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators since 2003 to 2006 and 2007 to now.
•   Chairman of the Membership Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators 2007.
•   Committee Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) from 2004 to 2008.
•   Panel Member (Arbitrator) Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.
•   Panel Member (Arbitrator) China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission.
•   Panel Member (Arbitrator) Korean Commercial Arbitration Board.
•   Panel Member (Arbitrator) Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, Malaysia.
•   Panel Member (Arbitrator) I-CASS, Japan.
•   Panel Member (Arbitrator) Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration.
•   Panel Member (Arbitrator) International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, New York.
•   The President’s List of Expert Witnesses, Adjudicators and Arbitrators of the Institution of Engineering
    and Technology.
•   The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers Internal List of Arbitrators and Mediators.
•   Panel Member (Arbitrator) Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.
•   Panel Member (Arbitrator) Wuhan International Arbitration Court.
•   Panel Member (Arbitrator) National Mongolian Arbitration Court.
•   Listed in the Royal Aeronautical Society Arbitrators and Mediators Panel.
•   Approved List of Tutors (Entry/ Introduction Course) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES
•   Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
•   Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators.
•   Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.
•   Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
•   Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.
•   Member of the Hong Kong Computer Society.
•   Member of the British Computer Society.
•   Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
•   Member of the Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association.
•   Member of the International Bar Association.
•   Member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association.
•   Member of the Society of Construction Law, Hong Kong.
•   Member and Council Member of the Intelligent Transport Systems, Hong Kong.
•   Member of the Hong Kong Mediation Council.
•   Member of the Business and Professionals Federation of Hong Kong.
•   Associate Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
•   Practicing Associate of the Academy of Experts.
•   Chartered Electrical Engineer of the United Kingdom Engineering Council.
•   Chartered Information Technology Professional of the British Computer Society.
•   Registered Professional Engineer of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (ENS, INF, MIE).
•   Listed in Asia Law and Practice In-house Counsel Register 2006.
•   Member of the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific 2007 -2008.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Arbitration / Domain Name Dispute Resolution /Intellectual Property / Information Technology /
Mediation/Adjudication / Electronics / Construction.
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