MARC Appoints Ms Maryan Hassan as New MARC Advisory Board Member
The MCCI Arbitration and Mediation Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Maryan Hassan to the MARC Advisory Board Member.
Ms Hassan is Chief Negotiator for Somalia to the WTO. She is based at the Office of the President and was formerly Chief Legal Adviser at the Federal Government of Somalia where she reestablished the Office of the Legal Adviser for the first time in 26 years. Prior to working in Mogadishu, Ms Hassan worked at the arbitration practice of Al Tamimi & Co in Dubai, and as Legal Adviser to the Somali Mission to the UN in New York.
Ms Hassan is a member of the World Bank's International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) panels of arbitrators and conciliators. She founded Somalia’s Arbitration Task Force alongside Gary Born - this work was shortlisted for ‘Best Development’ in GAR’s 2017 awards.
She undertook a career in arbitration and ADR after studying at SOAS, University of London. During her time at SOAS, she was recognised by the US Embassy in London as a ‘Young Leader’.