Ashley Hill from GRT will become a member of the committee, alongside lawyers from Singapore, India, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Mr Hill joined the boutique firm almost a year ago after three years at Corrs Chambers Westgarth, as well as periods at Herbert Smith Freehills, Dentons and Clayton Utz.
The Asia-Pacific Forum (APFIA) brings together young practitioners from 45 countries to discuss developments in international arbitration.
Other Australians have also been appointed to prominent roles within the organisation, including Duncan Watson from arbitration firm Quinn Emanuel will be the country representative for Australia
Other Australian lawyers include Luke Nottage from Sydney Law School who is representing Japan, I-Ching Tseng from Minter Ellison representing Taiwan and Hop Dang from Allens representing Vietnam.