Dr. Martin Roy

World Trade Organization

Trades and Services

Dr. Martin Roy is Counsellor in the Trade in Services and Investment Division of World Trade Organization.  With the WTO since 2002, he has been involved in various functions relating to negotiations, technical assistance, dispute settlement, and policy research.  Between 2014 and 2016, he was senior advisor at the Office of the Chief Trade Advisor for Pacific Island Countries where he advised the 14 developing countries of the region in their trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand.  Dr. Roy has published widely on such topics as trade in services, foreign investment, and regional economic integration.  He also co-edited the Research Handbook on Trade in Services, published by Edward Elgar (2016), and Opening Markets for Trade in Services; Countries and Sectors in Bilateral and WTO Negotiations, published by Cambridge University Press (2008).  Dr. Roy has taught at the College of Europe in Bruges, the University of Barcelona and the World Trade Institute in Bern.  He holds a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.