Jingzhou Tao is the Managing Partner at Dechert LLP responsible for developing the firm' s Asian practice. He has more than 30 years of experience advising Fortune 500 companies on China-related matters. He has acted as counsel, chief arbitrator or party-nominated arbitrator in over a hundred international arbitration proceedings. International arbitration related positions currently held by Jingzhou include: Member of the Court, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Member of the Advisory Committee of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC); Member of Arbitration Advisory Board of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC); Member of the Board of Trustee of Foundation International for Arbitration Advocacy; Member of the Editorial Board of Global Arbitration Review. He is a listed arbitrator for arbitration institutions including AAA, HKIAC, SIAC, VIAC, KLRCA, CIETAC, SHIAC, BAC, as well as the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Mr. Tao is a frequent speaker among the legal world and has also published many articles in Chinese and international legal and business publications. He is also an adjunct professor at Peking University Law School, East China University of Political Science and Law, China University of Political Science and Law for the MBA program, and a specially-invited professor of law for the International Arbitration Program at Tsinghua University School of Law.