Rukia Baruti is founder and Managing Director at Africa International Legal Awareness (AILA). AILA is a non-profit organisation working to build capacity in Africa on international economic law, with a core focus on investment treaty law and investment arbitration. Prior to founding AILA, Rukia practiced law at SJ Berwin's International Arbitration Group in London. She previously held the position of Vice-President of the LCIA Africa Users’ Council. She regularly sits as arbitrator. She benefits from experience in the roles of Counsel, Arbitrator and Secretary to the Tribunal in arbitrations conducted under various arbitration rules.