Giacomo Rojas Elgueta is an Associate Professor of Private Law at the Roma Tre University Law Department and Of Counsel at Chiomenti, where he heads the international arbitration practice. A dual qualified lawyer in Italy and New York, he is actively involved in commercial and investment arbitration as counsel, expert witness and arbitrator. He has acted as sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in various arbitration proceedings, both ad hoc and under the rules of the ICC, Swiss Arbitration Centre and CAM with seat in different countries. In January 2023, he has been appointed by the Italian Republic to the ICSID Panel of Conciliators for a six-year term. He is Co-editor of the ICCA project Does a Right to a Physical Hearing Exist in International Arbitration?, Member of the Board and Co-Chair of the Focus Group on Construction Arbitration of AIA and past Co-Chair of ArbIt (the Italian Forum for Arbitration and ADR). He earned an LL.M. with distinction and an S.J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and was a Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School.