Mr Diego Alonso Massa graduated from the University of Buenos Aires, School of Law, having pursued graduate legal studies in Argentina (University of Buenos Aires) as well as in Switzerland (The Graduate Institute); he holds an LLM in International Relations (specialization in International Law) from the University of Geneva. He is currently pursuing a PhD at the UniversitÚ du Quebec Ó Montreal (UQAM) focusing on challenges related to the enforcement of ISDS awards.
He was admitted to practice law in Argentina in 1994 and provides legal advice in the field of international commercial arbitration, particularly regarding Latin American-related issues, his other areas of expertise being intellectual property law and international business law. He is a member of various international arbitration associations, namely, the CEA, the LCIA and the CIArb.
He served as a Legal Officer and a translator at various UN specialized agencies as well as before national courts and international tribunals. He also worked with law firms as a litigation lawyer and multinational companies as a General Counsel for the I.P. Department (Latin American region).
He has published a number of articles on international investment and commercial arbitration for esteemed journals.
He speaks fluent English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan and German, and has a solid working knowledge of Dutch and Swedish.