Mr. Philip Yang has been a full-time arbitrator for well over 20 years, mainly in international trade, shipping and commercial disputes. He has published/issued over 500 arbitration awards as a sole or co-arbitrator. He is also a professor teaching arbitration law and practice in the City University of Hong Kong and the Programme Leader of the LLM in Arbitration.
Mr. Yang is deputy chairman of the Documentary Committee, Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), Denmark, the Honorary Chairman and Council Member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the Past President of the Asia-Pacific Regional Arbitration Group (APRAG), and the immediate past Hong Kong Representative of ICC International Court of Arbitration. He has published many books and a lot of articles on international trade, shipping and arbitration related topics/matters.