Dr. Roland Amoussou-Guenou, a French national originally from Benin (West Africa) is a Partner at Vovan & Associes and lecturer at various institutes and universities in Thailand and Southeast Asia. He is a member (on leave) of the Paris Bar Association and former Senior Legal Adviser of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) in Rome, Italy. Dr. Amoussou served as Adjunct faculty and legal advisor at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand.
Roland Amoussou has more than 20 years of professional experience globally, as international law expert, senior legal adviser, adviser to governments and international organizations.
Roland specializes in International arbitration and ADR/ODR, Intellectual property law, Public private partnerships (PPPs), International Contracts, Mergers and acquisitions, Construction law, Energy law, Telecommunication law, Banking law, Cybercrime law, Crypto currency emerging regulations, Personal Data Protection Law (PDPA, in Thailand) and legal coaching for CEOs and managers.
He acts as resource person for professional training programs on various leadership and management related topics. He has trained hundreds of senior government officers of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Vietnam, and Thailand over the years.
Dr.Roland is an arbitrator of the ICC, member the Arbitration Commission of ICC Thailand, Arbitrator of the Thai Arbitration Center (THAC), operates as President of an international arbitration tribunal (UNCITRAL) and representative of the Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (CiADR) in Thailand. Dr. Amoussou is co-founder and president of AsiAfrica foundation (since 2009) and Award-winner for his contribution in promoting education, culture, ADR/ODR and international Arbitration in Asia.
Roland Amoussou is also a recognized figure for his engagement in bridging business opportunities between Asia and Africa. He serves from time to time as acting ambassador representing the Ambassador of Benin to China and Non-resident in Thailand.