Dr Federico Ortino is Reader in International Economic Law in the School of Law at King’s College London. He joined King’s in 2007. He is a member of the ILA Committee on International Trade Law and co-rapporteur to the ILA Committee on the Law of Foreign Investment; founding Committee Member of the Society of International Economic Law; consultative member of the Investment Treaty Forum; editorial board member of the Journal of International Economic Law; Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy, InvestmentClaims.com, Transnational Dispute Management. Previously, Director, Investment Treaty Forum, British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London (2005-2007); Adjunct Professor at the Universities of Florence and Trento (2002-2007); Emile Noël Fellow and Fulbright Scholar at the NYU Jean Monnet Center in New York (2004); Legal Officer at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Division on Investment and Enterprises (2003). He is a qualified attorney in Italy and in the state of New York. He holds: LLB, University of Florence; LLM, Georgetown University Law Center; PhD, European University Institute.