Andrew Mackenzie has been Chief Executive of the Scottish Arbitration Centre since its establishment in 2011. He is also Secretary General of the International Centre for Energy Arbitration.
A solicitor on secondment to the Centre from the Scottish Government, Andrew previously worked as a legal adviser to that Government. He was also Secretary to Lord Cullen’s Review of Fatal Accident Inquiry Legislation before becoming Head of Courts and Legal Services Reform in the Scottish Government, where he had policy responsibility for legal services, civil courts, and alternative dispute resolution, including the Government manifesto commitment to establish an international arbitration body in Scotland.
Andrew is Co-Vice Chair of the IBA Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee, and sits on the IBA Presidential Task Force on Climate Change Justice and Human Rights. An Associate Member of CIArb, he also sits on the RICS Dispute Resolution Appointments Board in Scotland, is an alternate member of the ICC UK Arbitration and ADR Committee, and has a seat on the Scottish Government Digital Justice Strategy Reference Group.
Kevin, originally from Minneapolis in the United State of America, graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2013 obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. After obtaining dual-citizenship Kevin relocated to Scotland in 2014 to be with family. Thereafter he began studying at the University of Strathclyde, obtaining an LLM in Mediation and Conflict Resolution in 2016 and later joined the Scottish Arbitration Centre in January 2017.
Aileen joined the Scottish Arbitration Centre in January 2017 as Administrator. She has previously lived in Dublin where she studied for a BA (hons) in Photography at the Dublin Institute of Technology, which she obtained in 2011. Since then she has been living and working in Edinburgh where she has most recently worked as a Waiting List Co-ordinator for NHS Lothian based in the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion Hospital.
Juliet joined the Scottish Arbitration Centre as Business Manager in March 2017. She graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 2014 with a MA (hons) in History of Art. Since then she has held various posts in marketing and business development and most recently worked as an Operations Co-Ordinator for an Italian food importer.