Olivier P. André
Vice President, International and Dispute Resolution Services
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Olivier André is CPR's Vice President, International and Dispute Resolution Services. In this capacity, Mr. André is responsible for CPR’s international activities, as well as international arbitration and mediation matters which are brought before CPR pursuant to its rules. He is involved in all aspects of the proceedings, including neutral selection, challenges, clause drafting assistance and procedural questions. Olivier is also responsible for Y-ADR – a program for young international dispute resolution practitioners – and the CPR International Mediation Competition.
Mr. André recently contributed to the drafting of the CPR European Mediation and ADR Practical Guide for Corporates, the CPR Administered Arbitration Rules and the CPR International Mediation Procedure.
He is a member of CPR’s Arbitration Committee, a member of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) Advisory Board, a member of the International Arbitration Club of New York, a member of the International Commercial Disputes Committee – and of its cybersecurity working group – a member of the ADR Committee and an affiliate member of the Arbitration Committee of the New York City Bar Association. Mr. André is also a member of the ICCA/CPR/New York City Bar Association Working Group on cybersecurity in international arbitration.
Mr. André started his legal career at Shearman & Sterling L.L.P. and at the ICC Court of International Arbitration in Paris. He is a CPR and CEDR trained mediator and studied law in France, Germany and in the U.S., where he obtained his Juris Doctor and where he is admitted to practice law in New York and Massachusetts. Prior to his legal career, he led global projects at CA Technologies and Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC). He is a dual citizen of the United States and of the European Union (France).