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Dr. Patricia D. Galloway

Dr. Patricia D. Galloway is an international arbitrator specializing in energy and construction matters and has over 35 years of experience in US domestic and international arbitration, having served as Chair, member of three-member tribunals on large complex cases, and as sole arbitrator. She is a Fellow in both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA), being the first non-lawyer elected to the college. She is also a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.  She holds a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine Law School-Straus Institute, a Diploma in International Arbitration, and is a member of several arbitral institution panels including the International Centre for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), ICDR and the American Arbitration Association (AAA), where she also served on its Board of Directors from 2010-2020. She has lectured and written numerous articles regarding mediation and arbitration.

Dr. Galloway is also the Chairman of the Board of Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc., a management consulting firm advising on megaprojects in the Energy and Infrastructure industries. For more than 40 years, she has provided strategic advice to boards and senior management concerning governance, management structures, and performance and risk management.

Dr. Galloway's experience includes arbitration, mediation, dispute review boards, and project neutrals. Prior to 2008, she served as both a consulting or testifying expert in numerous arbitration forums including; American Arbitration Association (AAA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), UNCITRAL, Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC), and London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) with disputes ranging from US$1 million to US$ 6 billion. Her ADR panel specialty membership includes:

  • Member of the AAA Master Mediation Panel
  • Member of the AAA Mega Projects, Large Complex Cases, Construction, Energy, and Commercial Panels
  • Member of the ICDR Panel of Arbitrators including its International Energy Arbitrators List
  • Member of the International Centre for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) Energy, Construction and Cross Border Panels
  • Member of the USCIB ICC panel

Dr. Galloway was appointed by President George W. Bush to the United States National Science Board in 2006 for a six-year term. In that position, she served as vice chair from 2008 to 2010. In 2004, she was honored to be elected by her peers to serve as the first woman president of the American Society of Civil Engineers. She has served as an advisor to multiple independent review panels and has extensive international experience, having worked on some of the world’s largest projects in over 60 countries.

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Dr. Patricia D. Galloway is Recognized as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow

 NACD Fellows Demonstrate Their Commitment to the Highest Level of Leadership in the Boardroom

Cle Elum, Washington, October 12, 2016 –The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently recognized Dr. Patricia D. Galloway as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow. NACD Fellows, who earn NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential®— stand within the highest echelon of those committed to excellence in the boardroom.  

As the highest standard of credentialing for directors and governance professionals, NACD Fellowship is a comprehensive and continuous program of study that empowers Fellows with the latest insights, intelligence, and leading boardroom practices—year after year.

“I am honored to join the distinguished and diverse group of individuals who make up the NACD Fellow community and who are committed to advancing the highest standards of boardroom excellence,” said Patricia Galloway “The resources, insights, and connections I’ve made through NACD Fellowship will be key assets to the companies I serve, as well as to my professional growth as a director.”

Dr. Galloway was elected to the Granite Board of Directors in February 2017 and has served on several other for-profit and non-profit boards.

“We are proud to announce that Dr. Patricia Galloway has joined NACD’s credentialed directors and has taken the next step in the pursuit of boardroom excellence,” said Peter Gleason, CEO of NACD. “Our fellows help advance the highest standards for those who serve in the boardroom, strengthening our businesses, and driving director professionalism. The impact of this program is unmatched and they should be commended for their ongoing commitment to their own professional development.”

Representing hundreds of today’s largest and most-diverse corporations in the world, NACD Fellows serve on boards of NASDAQ OMX- and NYSE-listed companies such as Baker Hughes Inc., Citigroup Inc., DuPont, Foot Locker Inc., IBM, Lockheed Martin Corp., Microsoft Corp., Nordstrom Inc., Pinnacle Entertainment, SpartanNash Co., UnitedHealth Group Inc., and more.

NACD Fellows provide a snapshot of the caliber of directors engaged in continuous learning with NACD—the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices that more than 17,000 directors rely on to lead with confidence.

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