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Santiago Dellepiane

Managing Director

Santiago Dellepiane is a managing director with Berkeley Research Group and co-chair of its Economics & Damages Community. He has worked extensively as an economist and valuation analyst and as a consultant for utilities, regulated, and nonregulated businesses. His work involves economic analysis, valuation, business advisory, regulatory analysis and damages assessment.

Mr. Dellepiane has provided written and oral testimony or expert advice in more than sixty matters involving valuation, regulatory, damages, and other issues before ICSID, ICC, LCIA UNCITRAL/PCA, and ICDR tribunals, and before Canadian courts (Superior Court of Justice of Ontario and Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta). Mr. Dellepiane’s research on damages in contractual and treaty breaches was published by Oxford University Press International Arbitration Series in 2014. He also has written articles on damages issues published in the Journal of International Arbitration (JOIA) and contributed to books published by UNAM University in Mexico and by ICCA. He is a regular speaker at conferences on damages issues. He has been recognized over several years among the world’s top arbitration expert witnesses and as a thought leader by Who’s Who Legal. In 2020, Mr. Dellepiane was ranked as one of three US-based experts considered a Global Elite Thought Leader.

Employment History

Compass Lexecon Executive vice president 2017 – 2018 Senior vice president 2013 – 2017 Vice president 2011 – 2013 LECG Principal, international arbitration practice, 2010 – 2011 Senior managing consultant, 2009 – 2010 Managing consultant, 2008 – 2009 Senior consultant, 2005 – 2007 Associate & senior associate, 2001 – 2002 Research analyst, 1998 – 2000 Nextel Corporation (through LECG) Consultant 2002 – 2004

Professional Affiliations

International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) Member, 2013 – present Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) Member, Advisory Board, 2011 – present CARA Civil and Social Justice Fund Member, Advisory Board, 2017 – 2018 Manhattan New Music Project (MNMP) Member of the Board of Directors, 2010 – 2012 Lower Manhattan Project, task force with US Department of Energy Member, 2009

Community/Civic Involvement

Civil rights: advisory in a US court case regarding denial of equal protection and denial of medical treatment, 2015, pro bono Human rights: advisory in assessment of damages in a matter under the Alien Tort Statute, US Federal Court, 2013-2016, pro bono

Areas of Expertise


The New School University, New York MA, Media Studies/Sociology, 2012 CEMA University, Buenos Aires, Argentina BA, Economics, 1999


Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders Global Elite – Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2021 “Mr Dellepiane is the best in the field”. Who’s Who Legal – Energy Experts 2021 Santiago Dellepiane has a “brilliant, intuitive economic mind” praise sources, who laud his “otherworldly ability to explain complex valuation issues in a clear, concise manner”. Who’s Who Legal Experts – Financial Advisory and Valuation, Quantum of Damages 2020 Santiago Dellepiane comes in for high praise from sources who commend the first-class analysis he provides clients on economic valuations and damages assessments.