Adrian Winstanley is the Director General of the LCIA and a member of the LCIA Court and Board. He fulfils the role of Chief Executive Officer, with day-to-day responsibility for all aspects of the conduct of the business of the LCIA and is the principal point of contact between the institution and its Board and Court.
As Registrar of the LCIA between January 1997 and April 2008, Adrian oversaw the administration of many hundreds of arbitrations, arising from the widest range of international commercial contracts.
He also sits on the Board of the International Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC) in London, which provides comprehensive ADR support services. Adrian is a Vice President of the International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institutions (IFCAI), of which he was formerly the Secretary Treasurer between 2000 and 2009.
Adrian has a BSc with first class honours from the London School of Economics, a diploma in law from Westminster University, and is an English solicitor, having been in practice at Clifford Chance before his appointment as Registrar of the LCIA in January 1997.