Andrew Lee (Australia/China)

Andrew Wei-Min Lee was born in Australia and has recently relocated back to his hometown of Adelaide after a twenty-year international career in dispute resolution.

Mr. Lee started his professional career as an attorney in Sydney with a focus on farm debt mediation. He moved to the United States where he became a Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation, researching and teaching cross-cultural dispute resolution. Subsequently, he relocated to Switzerland where he joined the NGO International Bridges to Justice, mediating and negotiating on Chinese criminal law and the death penalty. He then transferred to China where he founded his own institute, combining the practice of commercial dispute resolution with an academic career, teaching at China’s leading Universities including Peking University and Tsinghua University. He was made a Weinstein-JAMS Fellow for his contributions to Chinese mediation and also appointed head of China operations for JAMS, the world’s largest provider of alternative dispute resolution services. Recently, he returned to Australia where he joined Asialink Business, Australia’s leading national center for engagement with Asia where he consulted to the highest levels of Australia’s public and private sector.

Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Laws from Sydney University and a Master of Chinese Law from Peking University. He has a first class honours degree in Science with a focus in Psychology from Adelaide University. He is a native English speaker and is fluent in Chinese (Mandarin).