Organizing Committee

The Organizing Committee represents the liaison between Arbitrator Intelligence and the Ambassadors of the LatAM AIQ Campaign. They facilitate the uniformity of the AI message reaching its destination across the multitude of channels in Latin America, ensuring coordination and encouraging the creativity of the 30 Ambassadors.

Giorgio Sassine is a Country Team Leader for Argentina and Chile.

Giorgio is an Associate of Stein Ray LLP, one of the premiere international construction arbitration law firms in the States. Giorgio’s passion is international arbitration. Prior to joining Stein Ray, he was an Associate of Obeid Law Firm in Beirut and a Trainee within Dentons’ international arbitration group in Paris. While training with Dentons, Giorgio concurrently received an LL.M. in international commercial arbitration from Stockholm University.

 

Catalina Bizic is a Country Team Leader for Brazil.

Catalina graduated from the University of Bucharest, Romania, with a Bachelor in Laws (’17) and LL.M. in International Arbitration (’18). She is currently an LL.M. student at Penn State University specializing in arbitration, alternative dispute resolution and oral advocacy. She is the President of the Penn State International Arbitration Group (PSIAG) and also coaches the Penn State Law Willem C. Vis Moot team.

 

 

Augusto Garcia Sanjur is a Country Team Leader for Costa Rica, Guatemala and Panama.

Augusto is an LL.M. student at Penn State University. During his studies in Panama, he participated as Captain of his team in the International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition in Latin America in 2016 and 2017. He was also appointed to participate in a Panamanian delegation to increase international trade in Beijing, China. He is a team member on behalf of Penn State Law in the Willem C. Vis competition.

 

Muhamed Tulic is a Country Team Leader for Colombia.

Muhamed graduated from the University of Sarajevo (LL.B. ’17, LL.M. ’18) and is currently pursuing his LL.M. Degree at Penn State University specializing in international arbitration. He acts as Secretary for the Penn State International Arbitration Group (PSIAG) and is team member on behalf of Penn State Law in the Willem C. Vis competition.

 

 

Elizabeth Zorilla is a Country Team Leader for Mexico.

Elizabeth’s practice focuses on international dispute settlement. Prior to becoming a Professor of Arbitration at UNAM, Elizabeth worked in Mexico City, Hong Kong, Geneva and Paris on international law and policy matters.

 

 

 

 

Jose Maria de la Jara is a Country Team Leader for Peru and Ecuador.

He is an Associate at Bullard Falla Ezcurra +, whose research is focused on persuasion and arbitral decision making. Founder at PsychoLAWgy and professor of Law & Psychology at Universidad del Pacífico.