Heidi MERIKALLA-TEIRSecretary General, The Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce (FAI)
Heidi Merikalla-Teir is a Director at the Finland Chamber of Commerce heading its Dispute Resolution Services. She is also the Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce (FAI).
Prior to joining the FAI and the Finland Chamber of Commerce in 2015, Ms Merikalla-Teir worked as a Specialist Partner at one of the largest Finnish law firms where she specialized in commercial arbitration and litigation. She has represented parties in national and international commercial arbitrations under various arbitration rules as well as in ad hoc proceedings. Her expertise in dispute resolution has been recognized by the legal directories Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration.
Ms Merikalla-Teir also acts as arbitrator and mediator, and is an Approved Board Member. She regularly lectures and speaks at conferences especially on arbitration and mediation.