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D.B.A.-International Business & Economics, Nathan Bisk College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL. 2019.

SEP- Senior Executive Program, Columbia University, New York. 1996.

M.A.-  International Economics & Corporate Finance, Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, SA. 1989.

B.A.-Economics & Psychology, University of Cape Town, SA. 1980.





University Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina


1993 – 1994 London Business School, London. Corporate Finance Program.

1986 – 1988 School of Industrial Organization (EOI), Madrid, Grenoble, Master in Business Administration (MBA).

1981 – 1986 Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain. Degree in Economics and Business Administration.





Faculty of Economic Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires

NOMS PLUS I and II (Motorola University, Chicago, Ill, USA). (Program for Executive Leaders)

Numerous specialization courses in Russia and Argentina




Instituto de Empresa Business School (IE), Madrid, España - MBA Corporate Finance & Marketing

Universidad Nelson Mandela, Port Elizabeth, Sudáfrica - MSC Marine Biology

Universidad Nelson Mandela, Port Elizabeth, Sudáfrica - BSC (Hons)

Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay – Lic. Oceanografía

2023 - Present DIRECTOR EconOne Research Inc.

International Arbitration Practice Area: forensic expert in socioeconomic, environmental, financial and economic matters, providing expert analysis and reports on damage valuations.

2018 – 2023 TAS DIRECTOR

Global Investigations and Corporate Finance Practices (LATAM): providing analysis and expert reports on economic, financial and socioeconomic damages. Authored and defended reports and provided expert testimony in international arbitration tribunals. Issues defended include public-private partnership (PPP) mass transit infrastructure projects.

2014-2017 DIRECTOR International Business Development – Ricoh Europe Ltd, London, UK

2011-2014 HEAD of IT and Corporate Cloud Services / Verizon Business, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2008-2011 CONSULTING Practice Director, Professional Services / Atos EMEA, London, UK

2007-2008 PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT / Quint Wellington Redwood ME, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, KSA/UAE

2004-2007 ICT MANAGER / Randstad UK Plc, United Kingdom

2000-2004 PROGRAM MANAGER / Hewlett-Packard EMEA, London, UK

1997-1999 PROJECT MANAGER - EMC2 (Data General UK) Ltd, EMEA IM Group, London, UK


Bachelor of Commerce (Honors), University of Cape, Town Information Technology, 1984

Bachelor of Science, University of Cape Town, Mechanical Engineering, 1976

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June 12, 2023

Please join us in welcoming Jean-Marie van der Elst and his International Arbitration team.

Please join us in welcoming our newest Managing Director Jean-Marie van der Elst and his team.  They come with a deep bench of experience, skills, and testimony experience for our expanding International Arbitration practice.

Meet the team:

Jean-Marie van der Elst

Diego Adler

Juan Jose Davidovich

Rafael Pereyra Lago

Marian Portero Collado

Anton van Dorsten


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