Academic Advisory Board


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

Vice Chairman

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


Professor Mads Andenas, QC, Institute of Private Law, DE, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo and Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London ( Norway)

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

Hon Mr Justice William Blair, Royal Courts of Justice (United Kingdom)

Professor Ross Buckley, Scientia Professor of Law, KPMG Law and King & Wood Mallesons Chair of Disruptive Innovation, UNSW (Australia)

Professor Stijn Claessens, Professor of International Finance Policy, University of Amsterdam; Senior Adviser, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (United States)

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

Hon Mr Justice Ross F. Cranston, Royal Courts of Justice (United Kingdom)

Professor John Farrar, Emeritus Professor, Bond University (Australia)

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

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

Professor Norbert Horn, Professor of Law, Arbitration Documentation and Information Center, University of Cologne (Germany)

Professor Hisaei Ito, Chuo University Law School (Japan)

Professor Angela Itzikowitz, Nedcor Professor of Banking Law, University of the Witwatersrand, and Director, Edward Nathan (South Africa)

Professor Andreas Kellerhals, Director, LLM Program in International Business Law, University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Professor Jan Kleineman, University Professor and Director, Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law, Stockholm University (Sweden)

Professor John Lowry, Emeritus Professor of Law, UCL Faculty of Laws (United Kingdom)

Nobel Laureate Professor Eric Maskin, Adams University Professor, Harvard University (United States)

Dr Arthur McInnis, Adjudicator, Independent Legal Consultant (Hong Kong)

Professor Geoffrey P. Miller, New York University School of Law (United States)

Professor Ruth Plato-Shinar, Director, The Center for Banking Law, Netanya Academic College (Israel)

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

Professor Ian Ramsay, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor Emeritus, 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 Professor of Law and Business, Duke University School of Law (United States)

Judith Sihombing, Former Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Professor Marc I. Steinberg, Rupert and Lillian Radford Professor of Law and Director, Corporate Counsel Externship Program, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University (United States)

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

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

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

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

Professor Rolf H. Weber, Chair Professor, University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Professor Richard Wong, SBS, JP, Professor of Economics and Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy, School of Economics and Finance, University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Professor Philip Wood, Visiting Professor in International Financial Law, University of Oxford; Yorke Distinguished Fellow, University of Cambridge; Visiting Professor, Queen Mary, University of London; Visiting Professor, London School of Economics & Political Science (United Kingdom)

Professor Sarah Worthington, Downing Professor of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

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