Academic Advisory Board

Chair (August 2021 – June 2023)

Professor Louise Gullifer QC (Hon), FBA, Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Emeritus Chairman

Professor Joseph J. Norton, James L. Walsh Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Professor of Financial Institutions Law, Southern Methodist University (United States)

Emeritus Vice Chairman

Professor Charles D. Booth, Michael J. Marks Distinguished Professor of Business Law and Director, Institute of Asian-Pacific Business Law, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa (United States)

Members (August 2021 – June 2023)

Professor Ernest Lim, Professor of Law, National University of Singapore (Singapore)

Professor Mathias Siems, Professor of Private Law and Market Regulation, European University Institute (Italy)


Professor Mads Andenas, QC, Department of Private Law, University of Oslo (Norway)

Professor John Armour, Professor of Law and Finance, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

Sir William Blair, Professor of Financial Law and Ethics, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (United Kingdom)

Professor Ross Buckley, Scientia Professor of Law, School of Private & Commercial Law, UNSW Sydney (Australia)

Professor Stijn Claessens, Head of Financial Stability Policy and Deputy Head of the Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements (Switzerland)

Professor John C. Coffee Jr, Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law, Columbia Law School (United States)

Sir Ross Cranston, Professor of Law, LSE Law School (United Kingdom)

Professor John Farrar, Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Law, Bond University (Australia)

Professor Eilis Ferran, Professor of Company and Securities Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Professor Benjamin Geva, Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (Canada)

Professor Norbert Horn, Professor Emeritus, University of Cologne (Germany)

Professor Hisaei Ito, Chuo University Law School (Japan)

Professor Angela Itzikowitz, Professor in Banking and Financial Markets Law, University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Professor Andreas Kellerhals, Faculty of Law, University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Professor Jan Kleineman, Stockholm University (Sweden)

Professor John Lowry, Emeritus Professor of Law, Faculty of Laws, University College London (United Kingdom)

Nobel Laureate Professor Eric Maskin, Adams University Professor and Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Harvard University (United States)

Dr Arthur McInnis, Independent Legal Consultant (Hong Kong)

Professor Geoffrey P. Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law and Director, Center for Financial Institutions, New York University School of Law (United States)

Professor Ruth Plato-Shinar, Professor of Banking Law & Financial Regulation and Director, Center for Banking Law, Netanya Academic College (Israel)

Professor Dan Prentice, Emeritus Professor of Corporate Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

Professor Ian Ramsay, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Director, Centre for Corporate Law, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne (Australia)

Professor Mark Roe, David Berg Professor of Law, Harvard Law School (United States)

Professor Roberta Romano, Sterling Professor of Law and Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law (United States)

Professor Steven L. Schwarcz, Stanley A. Star Distinguished Professor of Law and Business, Duke University School of Law (United States)

Judith Sihombing, Adjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Professor Marc I. Steinberg, Rupert and Lillian Radford Chair in Law and Professor of Law, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University (United States)

Dr Michael Taylor, Managing Director and Chief Credit Officer – Asia Pacific, Moody’s Investors Service (Singapore)

Professor George Walker, Professor of International Financial Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (United Kingdom)

Professor Weiguo Wang, China University of Political Science and Law (China)

Professor Wen-Yeu Wang, Director, Center for Corporate and Financial Law, National Taiwan University (Taiwan)

Professor Rolf H. Weber, Attorney-at-law, Bratschi Ltd, Zurich (Switzerland)

Professor Richard Wong, SBS, JP, Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Chair of Economics, Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy and Director, Hong Kong Institute of Economics and Business Strategy, HKU Business School, The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Professor Philip Wood, CBE, QC (Hon), Yorke Distinguished Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Professor Sarah Worthington, DBE, QC (Hon), Downing Professor of the Laws of England and Director, Cambridge Private Law Centre, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Professor Ciyun Zhu, Professor of Law, School of Law, Tsinghua University (China)

Former AIIFL Academic Advisory Board Members

Dr. Hae Wang Chung, President, Korea Institute of Finance (1999-2001) (South Korea)

Professor Richard Dale, Professor of Accounting and Finance, University of Southampton (1999-2001) (United Kingdom)

Professor Peter Ellinger, Professor Emeritus, National University of Singapore and Consultant, Rajah & Tann (1999-2005) (Singapore)

Professor Gao Shangquan, Chinese Banking Research Institute, Hainan, and PhD Adviser, Peking University (1999-2001) (China)

Professor Yihan Goh, SC, Dean and Professor of Law, Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University (August 2021 – June 2022) (Singapore)

Professor Mario Giovanoli, Legal Advisor, Bank for International Settlements, and Professor of Banking Law, University of Lausanne (1999-2001) (Switzerland)

Professor Y.C. Jao, Honorary Professor and Honorary University Fellow, School of Economics and Finance, University of Hong Kong (1999-2004)

Professor Hideki Kanda, Professor of Law, University of Tokyo (1999-2001) (Japan)

Professor Francois Malan, Judge, High Court of South Africa, and Honorary Professor of Banking Law, Rand Afrikaans University (1999-2005) (South Africa)

Professor Robert Merkin, QC, Lloyd’s Professor of Commercial Law, University of Exeter (2011-2018) (United Kingdom)

Professor Curtis J. Milhaupt, Fuyo Professor of Law, Columbia Law School (until June 2015) (United States)

Professor Yung-Chul Park, Professor of Economics, Korea University (1999-2001) (South Korea)

Professor Hal Scott, Nomura Professor of International Financial Systems, Harvard Law School (1999-2001) (United States)

Professor Edward Tyler, (until June 2015) (Australia)

Professor Wu Zhipan, Professor of Banking Law, Peking University (1999-2001) (China)

Professor Zhou Zhongfei, Vice President and Professor of Law, Shanghai University of Finance & Economics (2007-2017) (China)