Elton Simoes C.Med, Q.Arb, MBA, MDR, IDP-C
Past President & Director-at-Large
… is an accomplished Arbitrator, Mediator, Negotiator, Consultant, Board Director, and Business Executive. He practices arbitration, mediation, and Med-Arb in complex, confidential, time sensitive, commercial disputes.
Mr. Simoes has lived, worked, and studied in Canada, U.S., Latin America, and Europe, where he held senior, prestigious leadership positions, such as President and Chair of the Board of Directors at the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of BC (ADRBC); Vice President at Disney TV International (U.S.); Board Director at HBO Latin America (U.S.); Managing Director Sports/PPV, at Globosat (BR); CEO and Chair of the Board at Playboy do Brazil (BR); International Business Development at Nethold B.V. (NL). He currently serves as President at the ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC).
Elton Simoes possesses a strong academic background in Business, Law, Corporate Governance and Dispute Resolution. He a graduated from INSEAD (MBA, IDP-C); University of Victoria (MDR); NYU (IBP); FGV (BA); and PUC (Law); and is currently pursuing a Doctorate at Royal Roads University.