Dr. Roland Amoussou-Guenou

Dr. Roland Amoussou-Guenou serves as Adjunct Faculty at the School of Management and School of Engineering and Technology of the Asian Institute of Technology. He also serves as International Law Consultant as well as Co-ordinator of WIPO IP programs in Asia. His specialization and field of interest are: Intellectual Property Law, Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management, University-Public Private Partnership (PPP) Contracts, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, Construction Contract and legal risk management, Judicial Reforms, Leadership and Change management, Anti-corruption, Negotiation Strategy. In 2002, he was assigned by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work as Legal Expert on Legal Cooperation in the ASEAN region. From 1992 to 2001 he worked as Senior Program Legal Counsel for the International Development Law Organization (IDLO). He consulted for the World Bank, the UNESCAP, ECAP (EU-IP Program), UNITAR and the Organization for Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA). He is Co-founder and President of the Asia-Africa foundation established in 2009 to promote cooperation in higher education between Asia and Africa.

Dr. Amoussou-Guenou earned his diploma degree LL.B in Business Law and International Business Law from University of Toulouse (France) in 1987. He was admitted at the Paris Bar Association with a specialization in international law in 1991. In 1995 he received a Ph.D. in International Private Law (International Arbitration) with a specializaation in Arbitration Law, from University of Paris-II Pantheon Assas (France)