George A. Bermann is professor of law, at Columbia Law School where he directs the Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration. He is also a member of the faculty of the Ecole de droit, Sciences Po (Paris), the Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS), and the Sciences Po LL.M.in Transnational Arbitration and Dispute Settlement.
Professor Bermann is an active and experienced international commercial and investment arbitrator and member of the panels of most leading international arbitral institutions. He is a Council member of the American Arbitration Association (and ICDR arbitrator) and Board Member of CPR. He is head of the global advisory board of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC), fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and founding member of the Governing Board of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris) and current member of its Standing Committee. He also heads the international board of the Thai Arbitration Center
Professor Bermann was Chief Reporter of the recently approved ALI Restatement of the US Law of International Commercial Arbitration, co-editor-in-chief American Review of International Arbitration and member of board of editors of Revue de l’Arbitrage. He co-authored (with E. Gaillard) the UNCITRAL Guide to the New York Convention. He serves frequently as attorney- and tribunal-appointed expert witness on foreign law and the law of international arbitration.