Damian is a legal tech entrepreneur and ADR practitioner with a focus on the technology sector. Co-founder of ODRPlat a carbon neutral online dispute resolution platform.
Experienced international business executive in the technology sector. Worked in a wide range of technology areas including electronics, mobile, telecoms, internet infrastructure, cyber security and software applications. Wrote the proprietary algorithm behind the R3 Index which uniquely enables focus on those websites causing a brand most revenue and reputational risk.
Chair Campaign for Greener Arbitrations Latin America Regional Committee. Member of the Society for Computers and Law Sustainability and ESG Committee. Member Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI) Climate Change Project Team.
Visiting Professor in international commercial arbitration at the Shanghai Lixin University. Past Branch Chair at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Former member of International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Internet Committee.Undertakes regular speaking engagements in relation to arbitration, mediation, technology, intellectual property and sustainability. Contributed to IP protection articles for various media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN and CNBC. Cited in Chokepoints Global Private Regulation on the Internet by Natasha Tusikov.
Signatory of the Arbitration Green Pledge and the Mediators Green Pledge. Sits regularly as an arbitrator and mediator.