Lord John Thomas (Project Chair, ELI)

Lord John Thomas served as Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales from 2013–2017 and was President of the European Networks of Councils for the Judiciary from 2008–2010. He is President of the Qatar International Court, a practising arbitrator, Chairman of the London Financial Markets Law Committee and sits in the United Kingdom Parliament as a member of the House of Lords. He is Chancellor of Aberystwyth University and an Honorary Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He is First Vice-President of ELI.