As one practitioner said, the arbitral tribunal’s diversity is the last thing in anyone’s mind when they are looking for an arbitrator. 1 Many surveys also demonstrate that the diversity in arbitral tribunals is still an issue. 2 Most of the time, parties in dispute tend to rely on a closed pool of famous arbitrators leaving behind the other part of young and rising practitioners. This article would like to discover the following questions: What is the importance of diversity? Is it a valid concern, if yes, why? How should institutions play a role in ensuring diversity?