General Counsel & Head of the Conflict Resolution Centre
The International Energy Charter
Dr Alejandro Carballo-Leyda (LLB with Economics, Certificate on international conflicts, LLM, PhD in international law, Harvard Program on Negotiation, CEDR accredited mediator) is the General Counsel of the International Energy Charter and head of its Conflict Resolution Centre, which provides good offices and mediation support to investors and governments. He coordinated the Guide on Investment Mediation (2016) and co-organised the first training for investment mediators. Currently, he supports several countries in developing their internal instrument on managing investment disputes. Previously, Alejandro advised States and private clients on a wide range of public and private international law issues. He edited the book on Asian Conflict of Laws (Wolters Kluwer, 2015) and participated in the working groups of UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (2010 ed.) and Hague Principles on Choice of Law for International Contracts.