Irene Welser has been re-elected to the Board of the Vienna International Arbitral Center (VIAC) for the 2020-2022 term, with effect from 1 January 2020. Based in Austria, Irene is Head of Dispute Resolution at CERHA HEMPEL Rechtsanwälte GmbH and has a particularly strategic approach. She sits as an arbitrator and acts as counsel. Irene has been an Honorary Professor at the University of Vienna since 2003 – the youngest ever elected. She is admitted to practice in Austria and speaks English, French, German and Italian. Irene is recommended by the Chambers Guide and the Legal 500.