Business and law

Justice Winston Anderson

Judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice, Barbados

Among the first Chevening Scholars, the Honorable Mr. Justice Winston Anderson is a judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) the highest judicial tribunal in the Caribbean. He earned a Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge, in 1988 with the help of a Chevening Scholarship, majoring in International and Environmental Law. He is also a founding member of the UNEP’s International Advisory Council.

Oru Mohiuddin

Research manager and political and economic commentator

Oru Mohiuddin is a private sector specialist on development and environmental issues analysing the consequences of political, economic and environmental issues on businesses. She currently works at Euromonitor International where she is in charge of Business Dynamics – a service designed to help businesses make astute investment decisions relating to geographic expansion, as well as sustainability.

Studying Governance and Development Management on her Chevening Scholarship paved the way for her expertise in getting a clear understanding of development dynamics which echoed strongly throughout her career, enabling her to produce incisive analysis and even predict future trends. Oru's motto is ‘Tomorrow should be seen today. Otherwise, it is too late’.

Oru is responsible for developing and nurturing contacts with key clients including those from the Fortune 500 companies. She is a well-recognised face in her field and is invited to present at leading conferences. She has appeared in television interviews including NKK, CNBC, and Bloomberg and is frequently quoted in the likes of the Financial Times, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal. She is passionate about development and keen to contribute to positive changes in the world.

Ramil Iskandarli

Founder and Chairman of Board of the Legal Analysis and Research NGO, Board Member of Azerbaijan Young Lawyers Union and UNICEF consultant, Azerbaijan

Ramil Iskandarli was awarded a Chevening Fellowship in 2008 at the University of Nottingham (Human Rights Implementation). Amongst his extensive experience with project management and law, human rights, and access to justice consultancy, Ramil is involved in promoting a developmental perspective on juvenile justice and the implementation of legal and human rights reforms in Azerbaijan. Ramil is also the author of A Guide to the Republic of Azerbaijan Law (New York University School of Law) and Legal Dimensions of Gender Equality in Azerbaijan; The Enabling Environment for Promoting Women’s Rights in Azerbaijan (World Bank) and Human Rights of Vulnerable Groups in Azerbaijan (e-book).

Karina Johansen

Founder and CEO of RAW Copenhagen, Denmark

Karina was a Chevening Scholar in 1997/1998 and graduated with an MSc in Politics of Empire and Post-Imperialism from The London School of Economics and Political Science. Karina has subsequently had a career in international politics and human rights working for the UN refugee agency, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and International Rescue Committee (IRC). She worked for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs for over a decade in various leading roles such as First Secretary at The Danish Embassy to Ghana. Karina now lives in the UK where she started her own eco-ethical jewellery business called RAW Copenhagen, and is currently writing her first political novel.

Joaquin Pani

Senior Associate, Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, Mexico

Joaquin Pani is a Senior Associate with Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, S.C. in Mexico City, where he specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, finance, and real estate cross-border transactions. His clients include domestic, US and European hedge funds, companies and banks. He has also advised on deals involving the pharmaceutical, real estate, financial, and technology sectors.

Joaquin was a Chevening/HSBC Scholar at University College London 2013/2014, graduating with an LLM in International Banking and Finance Law. An active member of local and international legal associations such as the International Association of Young Lawyers, the Mexico-US Bar Association, and the Mexican Bar Association, he has delivered conferences, and lectures in several universities on the Common Law Legal System and Comparative Law.