Professor Lawrence Boo
Head, The Arbitration Chambers (Singapore)
Boo is a pioneer in the development of Singapore arbitration. He served as the first Chief Executive Officer and Registrar of SIAC (1991-1996) and was recalled to serve SIACfrom 2004 to 2009 as the Deputy Chairman. He was also the founding Chairman of the SCMA. Boo is one of Singapore’s leading international arbitrators, having sat as arbitrator in more than 300 cases and written numerous awards. Boo leads the teaching of internationalcommercial arbitration at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore since 1994. He also teaches at Bond University, Australia.
For his contribution to the development of international arbitration and mediation, Boo was conferred the honour of Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (BBM)(The Public Service Star)in August 2009 by the President of Singapore.