Wolf Juergen von Kumberg
Wolf is currently the European Legal Director and Assistant General Counsel for Northrop Grumman, a position held for over 20 years. Prior to that. he served five years as the Vice President - Legal Affairs for Litton Canada.
He also spent several years in legal practice with a major Toronto Law Firm. He has received law degrees from Canadian and European Universities and is qualified as a lawyer in both Canada and England.
As European Legal Director, Wolf manages the European Corporate staff and administers the Corporate Office in London. He is responsible for the legal affairs of Northrop Grumman Corporation in Europe and Asia.
Wolf has been involved in many of the Company's international legal disputes and has been a keen advocate for early dispute resolution (ADR), as well as conflict management. He has participated in many of the Company's major international litigation, arbitration and mediation cases. In that role, he has developed the Company's ADR Guidelines and dispute management program.
Wolf is a qualified mediator and arbitrator. He has sat on a variety of matters as an arbitrator and has mediated a range of commercial disputes. He has also trained extensively around the world in the fields of conflict management, mediation and arbitration. Given his company commercial background, he is well versed in stakeholder and governance issues that multi-national companies face when doing business globally.
He is a Director of the International Mediation Institute (IMI) which has advocated international standards for mediators. He is in addition, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is Chairman of its Board of Management and is also a Director and on the Executive Committee of the American Arbitration Association (AAA).
Wolf is married with two children and is a keen marathon runner.