Dr Emilia Onyema is a Reader (Associate Professor) in International Commercial Law at SOAS, University of London. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; qualified to practice law in Nigeria; a non-practising Solicitor in England; and the Alternate Tribunal Secretary of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (London). She is listed on various arbitrator-selection panels. She is a member of the court of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC), and member of the Advisory Committee of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA). Her latest book published by Kluwer is an edited collection on, “The Transformation of Arbitration in Africa: the Role of Arbitral Institutions” (2016).