People at the WTI

People

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Alumni

Abu, Ali

Abu Ndah Ali is a Principal Commercial Officer of the Department of Trade, with the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment in Nigeria. ...


Alumni

Acorlor, James

A Ghanaian resident in Switzerland, James holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with classical history and civilisation from the University ...


External faculty

Addor, Felix

Felix Addor serves as the Deputy Director General of the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (Swiss Ministry of Justice), the federal agency ...


Researchers, Alumni

Ahmad, Zaker

Zaker, from Bangladesh, is a graduate of the MILE 13 class. In addition, he holds a bachelor's and a master’s degree in law ...


+41 31 631 3270

Researchers

Ahmadzai, Khwaja Muhammad

Topic of Dissertation: Impact of Trade Liberalisation on Economic Growth in Landlocked Low income Countries I was born in Afghanistan. I obtained my ...


Alumni

Alcaraz, Fernando

Fernando Alcaraz is an international trade and international economics professional with more than 10 years' experience in positions of increasing responsibility in the ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Alexovičová, Iveta

Iveta Alexovičova is Assistant Professor of International Economic Law at Maastricht University, Department of International and European Law, focusing predominantly on international trade ...


Alumni

Alhroub, Mazen

Mazen was born in Jerusalem and received his BA degree in law in (2002) from Al Quds University, Jerusalem. He began his professional ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Allee, Todd

Todd Allee is Associate Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. His research focuses on international organisations, international trade, the ...


Alumni

Allemann, Stefanie

Stefanie Allemann has a Bachelor of Law and a Master in International and European Law from the University of Bern. Her Master Thesis ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Alschner, Wolfgang

Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, Wolfgang worked for several years as an individual contractor for UNCTAD’s Section on International Investment Agreements ...


Alumni

Ameso, Judith

Judith Ameso completed her undergraduate studies in International Business at Kampala’s Makerere University Business School. Prior to completion of her studies she did ...


Alumni

Anand, Nithya

Nithya Anand obtained her Bachelor’s degree in law, from the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, India. She also then engaged a ...


External faculty

Anderson, Robert

Prof. Anderson is Counsellor in the Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division of the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in ...


Alumni

Andrade, Thalis

Thalis Andrade holds a Master in International Law and a Bachelor in Law, both from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil. ...


Researchers

Angeli, Marietta

Marietta Angeli joined the WTI in May 2017 as a PhD candidate. Her research projects looks at Rules of Origin and the challenges ...


Alumni

Apiko, Philomena Oriokot

Philomena obtained her LL.B. and LL.M. in human rights law from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Her work experience has ...


Board, External faculty

Appleton, Arthur E.

Arthur Appleton is a founding member of Appleton Luff – International Lawyers where he advises on trade-related, commercial and investment matters. He also ...


Alumni

Arratíbel, Patricia

Patricia Arratíbel Siles graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor's degree with honours from the Faculty of Law of the National Autonomous University of ...


Alumni

Arthur, Isaac Hubert

Isaac Hubert Arthur holds a Master’s Degree in International Development Studies from the Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble 1) in France, a Bachelor’s Degree ...


Researchers

Atkinson, Craig

Craig Atkinson is a Visiting Research Fellow with the World Trade Institute (WTI) and a Consultant with the International Trade Centre (ITC), the ...


Alumni

Azarov, Dmitry

Dmitry Azarov recently graduated with a double degree in International Relations, with a specialisation in Global Political Economy, and French from State University ...


Alumni

Babri, Faisal

Faisal Babri graduated with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from GIK Institute, one of South Asia’s top engineering schools. His primary area of ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Baccini, Leonardo

Leonardo Baccini earned his PhD from the Department of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin in September 2009. He was a post-doctoral fellow ...


Alumni

Bajaj, Pallavi

A Trade Policy Analyst by qualification, equipped with an MSc Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London, as ...


Alumni

Barbosa, André

André Barbosa has been a Foreign Trade Analyst within the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade of Brazil since 2003, when he ...


Alumni

Bates, Rebecca

Rebecca Bates is a U.S. citizen with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Her professional background is in accounting, law and education. Rebecca ...


Alumni

Bauer, Georges

Georges Bauer graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2006, earning degrees in Political Science (International Relations track) and Economics. At the ...


Alumni

Baz, Lamiya

Lamiya is an Egyptian citizen who grew up in Kuwait. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a double major in ...


External faculty

Bekkers, Eddy

Eddy Bekkers is research economist at the World Trade Organization, focusing on quantitative trade modelling. Before that he worked for three years as ...


Alumni

Bere, Purity

Purity Bere graduated from Witwatersrand University, South Africa in April 2014 with a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB). In 2009, she worked as ...


Alumni

Bernal, Gonzalo

Gonzalo Bernal Neumann holds a law degree from the Catholic University of Peru (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru) and a Postgraduate Degree in ...


Board, External faculty, Non-Res. Fellows

Bernauer, Thomas

Thomas Bernauer is a professor of political science at ETH Zurich. He and his research group are based at the Center for Comparative ...


Researchers, Alumni

Beyleveld, Alexander

Alexander was born in Pretoria, South Africa. Having moved to Johannesburg in his early teenage years, he completed a Bachelor of Laws degree ...


Alumni

Bhat, Paroma

Paroma Bhat earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Delhi University, India in 2010. She then moved on to the communications industry, where ...


Researchers

Bhattacharya, Alexandra

Topic of Dissertation: “Extraterritoriality in Intellectual Property Law” Alexandra Bhattacharya is a Doctoral Candidate specialising in Intellectual Property Law. She has an LL.M ...


Alumni

Bhutani, Arpit

Currently Arpit is serving as an Observer for the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS) in India. Alongside he is working as ...


Researchers

Bienkowska, Ewa

Ewa Bienkowska is a PhD candidate in law at the World Trade Institute of the University of Bern. She is Polish by nationality. ...


Staff

Bigler, Patrick

Patrick Bigler joined the WTI as a junior research assistant in the BRICS Globalization and Labor Protections project in January 2018. He holds ...


Researchers

Biksadsky, Boris

Boris Biksadsky, a citizen of the Slovak Republic, holds a Masters degree in law (LLM Comenius University in Bratislava). Prior to being accepted ...


Alumni

Bisong, Amanda

Amanda Bisong is a Nigerian national, with a background in Law (Bachelor/ Barrister in Nigeria) and a Master degrees in International Law and ...


Researchers, Alumni

Bogdanova, Iryna

Iryna received her Bachelor’s diploma with honours in 2012 and was ranked among the top five students of the law faculty of the ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Bown, Chad

Chad P. Bown is a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC, a Research Fellow at CEPR in ...


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Alumni

Brovko, Oleksandra

Oleksandra Brovko holds a Bachelor of Law Degree (Honours) in International Law from the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Brülhart, Marius

Marius Brülhart received his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Fribourg, and his PhD in economics at Trinity College Dublin (1996). ...


+41 21 692 3471

Board

Brunetti, Aymo

Aymo Brunetti (1963) is Full Professor of Economic Policy and Regional Economics at the Department of Economics of the University of Bern. He ...


External faculty, Non-Res. Fellows

Burri, Mira

Mira Burri is a senior lecturer and managing director internationalization at the University of Lucerne. She is also the principal investigator of a ...


Researchers

Cahueñas, Hugo

Hugo joined the WTI in September 2018 as a Ph.D. candidate in law. He is writing his Ph.D. thesis on Disaster Risk Management ...


Researchers, Staff

Canga, Julina

Julina Canga joined the WTI in May 2018 as a research assistant for the DESTA project. She is part of a team coding ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Carrère, Céline

Céline Carrère has been Associate Professor in International Economics at the Global Studies Institute at the University of Geneva since 2011. She was ...


Alumni

Casi, Federica

Federica Casi holds a Master of Arts in International Affairs - with a focus on international security and the post-Soviet area - from ...


External faculty

Castren, Kaarlo

Kaarlo Castren is a Counsellor with the WTO Appellate Body Secretariat where he has worked as lead lawyer on substantive and procedural issues ...


Alumni

Cavezza, Mariana

Mariana Cavezza holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. She interned at the Mexican Chamber of ...


Alumni

Chalbasova, Saule

Saule Chalbasova received her Bachelor’s degree in economics in 2012 from the American University of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan. After graduation, she started ...


Board

Chambovey, Didier

Didier Chambovey was born in 1961 in Sion, Switzerland, where he attended high school. He holds a PhD in economics from the University ...


Alumni

Chaudhuri, Sayoni

Sayoni Chaudhuri completed her B.B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) from Mats Law School, Raipur with a specialisation in business law in 2014. She attended several moot ...


Alumni

Chen, Stacey

Stacey Chen holds Bachelor Degrees in both Law and Economics and a Master of International Law from Wuhan University, China. She also completed ...


Alumni

Chen, Alvita

Alvita graduated (with honours) from Universitas Pelita Harapan, Indonesia, majoring in International Trade Relations. Upon her graduation in January 2013, she began her ...


Alumni

Clarke, Julian

Julian Clarke is a Senior Economist with more than 10 years' experience in Cambodia, Malaysia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam. He has managed ...


Researchers

Claros, Roberto

Roberto Claros has a Master’s degree in International Economic Law (summa cum laude) from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) and has undertaken ...


Alumni

Corvaglia, Maria Anna

Maria Anna Corvaglia joined the NCCR/WP1 as a doctoral candidate in October 2010. Her PhD research (completed in December 2013), supervised by Prof. ...


In-house faculty, Researchers

Cottier, Thomas

Thomas Cottier, former Managing Director of the World Trade Institute, is Professor Emeritus of European and International Economic Law at the University of ...


+41 31 631 3626

Researchers, Staff

Cristani, Federica

Federica Cristani is a postdoctoral researcher at the WTI, where she is involved in the implementation of the Horizon 2020 Research Project on ...


+41 31 631 5592

Alumni

Dadkhah, Ali

Ali Dadkhah is a practising lawyer and a member of the British Columbia Bar. He obtained a Masters in International Law and Economics ...


Staff

Das, Pablo Rahul

Pablo Rahul Das is fellow of the MILE Advanced Master Programme. Before joining the institute in August 2018, he worked as Barista, as ...


Researchers

Dayal, Isha

Isha Dayal is a Research Fellow and Swiss Government Excellence (ESKAS) Scholar with the World Trade Institute (WTI), University of Bern, Switzerland. Her ...


Non-Res. Fellows

de Beer, Jeremy

Jeremy de Beer is a law professor at the University of Ottawa, specialising in technology and intellectual property law. Educated at the Universities ...


Staff

De Fino, Francesco

Francesco De Fino is the communications officer/web editor for the CLISEL project. He is also a member of the CLISEL Management Committee. He ...


Alumni

Della Villa, Salvatore

Salvatore Della Villa III graduated from North Carolina State University in the U.S. with a BA in the Philosophy of Law and a ...


Alumni

Deneumostier, Ginette

Ginnette Deneumostier holds a Juris Doctor (JD) Degree from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru in Lima. She is a native Spanish speaker ...


Alumni

DePoe, Brendan

Brendan is completing his final year in the Juris Doctor program at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He is joining ...


Alumni

Deringer, Hanna

Hanna Deringer holds a tri-national five-year diploma in “International Cultural and Business Studies” from the Universities of Passau, (Germany), Limerick (Ireland) and Granada ...


Researchers

Desilvestro, Valentino

Valentino joined the WTI in November 2015 as Research Fellow for the SNIS project “Diffusion of International Law: A Textual Analysis of International ...


Alumni

Diaho, Kuena

Kuena Diaho is from the Kingdom of Lesotho and holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from the National University of Lesotho as ...


Alumni, Staff

Diaz, Monica

Monica is a social innovator with a legal background, focused on the link between international trade and sustainable development. She is an expert ...


+41 31 631 3628

Alumni

Diaz, Nathalie

Nathalie is a lawyer, having graduated from the Catholic University of Peru. She started her career as a legal assistant in the Defense ...


Alumni

Dinh, Duy

Khuong Duy Dinh graduated from the Foreign Trade University (FTU) of Vietnam with a Bachelor's degree in Internal Business Economics in 2010. Since ...


Board, External faculty

do Prado, Victor

Victor do Prado currently works as Director of Council and TNC Division at the WTO. He previously served as a Counsellor in the ...


External faculty

Donaldson, Victoria

Victoria Donaldson is the Deputy Director of the Services and Free Trade Agreements Government Legal Department, of the UK government Department for International ...


External faculty

Dordi, Claudio

Claudio Dordi is Technical Assistance Team Leader of the EU-Vietnam Multilateral Trade Assistance Project and Professor of International Law and Director of the ...


Alumni

Dorofieiev, Oleksandr

Oleksandr Dorofieiev graduated from Ukrainian Odessa National Academy of Law in 2013 with a Master's degree. He specialised in international public law, constitutional ...


Alumni

Du Plessis, Paul

Paul graduated from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. He obtained two Bachelor's degrees, firstly in Economics with Political science as a minor ...


External faculty, Non-Res. Fellows

Dupont, Cédric

Professor of International Relations/Political Science and Director of Executive Education at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, Cédric Dupont is a Senior Research Fellow of ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Dür, Andreas

Andreas Dür is Professor of International Politics at the Department of Political Science and Sociology at the University of Salzburg, Austria. He holds ...


+43 662 8044 6619

Non-Res. Fellows

Echandi, Roberto

Roberto Echandi is the Global Product Leader on Investment Policy of the Investment Climate Department of the World Bank Group. He was formerly ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Eckhardt, Jappe

Jappe Eckhardt joined the Department of Politics at the University of York in January 2016 as a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations. ...


External faculty

Ehring, Lothar

Lothar Ehring is an official of the Directorate-General for Trade of the European Commission, where he currently serves in the Legal Unit, after ...


Alumni

Eknath, Varun

Varun Eknath obtained his Bachelor’s degree in law from the National Law University, Delhi (NLUD), India in 2013. He is enrolled in the ...


Alumni

Ekwekwuo, Faith

Faith Ugonna Ekwekwuo was born in Jamaica at the height of the Nigerian civil war and moved to Nigeria at age four. She ...


Management, In-house faculty, Researchers, Staff, Executive Committee

Elsig, Manfred

Manfred Elsig is Professor of International Relations, Deputy Managing Director and Director of Research of the World Trade Institute of the University of ...


+41 31 631 5495

External faculty

Emmenegger, Susan

Susan Emmenegger is a professor of law and the director of the Institute of Banking Law at Bern University. She also serves as ...


Alumni

Ereshchenko, Viktoriya

Viktoriya Ereshchenko was born and raised in Russia. In 2014, she received a Master’s degree in international trade from the Saint Petersburg State ...


Alumni

Escobar, Pablo

Pablo Escobar Ullauri is a member of the Ecuadorian Foreign Service. His last posting was at the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the ...


External faculty, Non-Res. Fellows

Espa, Ilaria

Ilaria Espa is Assistant Professor of International Economic Law at USI Lugano, Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer at the WTI and at the ...


Students

Exchange Student, Alison Burns

Alison Burns is a Canadian student on an exchange with the University of Bern. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Legal Studies (paralegal) ...


Alumni

Farhad, Mohammad

Mohammad Farhad holds a Master’s Degree in Development Studies, with a major in Trade and Policy Economics from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. ...


Alumni

Farrugia, David

David Farrugia, a dual citizen of the United States and Malta (European Union), has developed both transactional and litigation legal skills in corporate, ...


In-house faculty, Researchers, Staff

Fernández-Amador, Octavio

Octavio Fernandez-Amador is a Postdoc Senior Researcher at the World Trade Institute (WTI) of the University of Bern (Switzerland). He holds a PhD ...


+41 31 631 5526

External faculty

Flett, James

James Flett is deputy to the Director of the Trade Policy and WTO Team of the European Commission Legal Service. He has twenty-seven ...


Alumni

Foltea, Marina

Marina Foltea is a former Research Fellow at the World Trade Institute (WTI) in Bern. She has investigated legal aspects of the institutional ...


+41 31 631 32 70

Researchers, Staff

Fornalé, Elisa

In January 2017 Elisa Fornalé joined the WTI as SNSF Professor. She is implementing the project “Framing Environmental Degradation, Human Mobility and Human ...


Board, Management, In-house faculty, Staff, Executive Committee

Francois, Joseph

Joseph Francois is Managing Director and professor of economics at the World Trade Institute. He served as deputy director of the NCCR Trade Regulation from ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Ganeriwal, Parika

Parika Ganeriwal joined the WTI as a non-resident Fellow in November 2017. At the WTI, she is assistant editor of the bi-annual on-line ...


Alumni

Ghimire, Ayush

Ayush Ghimire, a Nepalese citizen, obtained his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from ILS Law College, India in 2007. After completing his studies, he ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Giordano, Paolo

Paulo Giordano holds a PhD in Economics from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), a Master of Arts from the Bocconi ...


(202) 623-2611

Alumni

Glauser, Michèle

Michèle Glauser graduated from the tri-national study programme in International Business Management, from France, Germany and Switzerland. During this time, she concluded an ...


Alumni

Gomez, Sebastian

Sebastian Gomez holds a Master’s degree in international law (LL.M), with a focus on investment, trade and arbitration from the University of Chile ...


External faculty

González Laya, Arancha

Arancha González, an expert in international trade issues with 20 years of experience, has served as Executive Director of the International Trade Centre ...


Alumni

Gryshko, Andrii

Andrii Gryshko is a lawyer who graduated from the Institute of Foreign Relations, Kyiv National University, with a Master of International Law. His ...


Alumni

Guan, Jian

Jian Guan holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting from the Anhui University of Finance and Economics, and a Master's Degree in ...


Alumni

Gubarev, Maxim

Maxim Gubarev holds an LL.M. degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law. Previously, he graduated with honours from Yaroslav-the-Wise Novgorod State ...


Alumni

Gudas, Karolis

Karolis joined the WTI as a PhD researcher under the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research Trade Regulation project in 2014. He ...


Alumni

Guerrero, Judit

Judit Maria Guerrero graduated from the American University in Nicaragua with a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and Diplomacy. Since that time she ...


Alumni

Gursahani, Harsh

Harsh Hiroo Gursahani obtained a law degree from ILS Law College, Pune, India and was accepted to the Bar Council of India in ...


Alumni

Gutiérrez, Javier

Javier has considerable experience in the negotiation of bilateral preferential trade agreements and throughout his career he has had the opportunity of negotiating ...


Alumni

Gyang, Demitta

Demitta holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Degree in Business Management with first class honours from University of Jos, Nigeria. She also completed ...


In-house faculty, Researchers

Häberli, Christian

Christian Häberli has been a Fellow of the World Trade Institute (Bern University) since 2007 and is a consultant for scientific research and ...


+41 31 631 3270

Alumni

Habich, Jonas

Jonas Habich grew up in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. At the age of 18 he spent one year as an exchange student ...


Management, In-house faculty, Staff, Executive Committee

Hahn, Michael

Michael Hahn is the Director of the Institute for European and International Economic Law of the University of Bern Law School and a ...


+41 31 631 3625 (PA) or +41 31 631 3432 (DDI)

Researchers

Haqnazar, Umida

Umida Haqnazar is a nonresident Ph.D. candidate from Uzbekistan under the supervision of Professor Peter Van den Bossche. Her Ph.D. thesis is on ...


Alumni

Hara, Joy

Joy Hara has been working at the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Malawi for seven years, focusing on industry and trade analysis ...


Alumni

Hardjakusumah, Cherika

Cherika holds a Bachelor of international relations from Parahyangan Catholic University in Indonesia. During her Bachelor studies, she was very active in the ...


Alumni

Hasanov, Sevara

Sevara Hasanov obtained her law degree with honours in 2009 from the University of Kent in England. Prior to her studies and during ...


Researchers, Staff

Hauser, Selina

Selina Hauser joined the WTI in May 2018 as a research assistant for the DESTA project. She is part of a team coding ...


Alumni

Haxhirexha, Enrik

Enrik Haxhirexha earned his Bachelor's Degree in Law in Albania, 2011. His interest in deepening his knowledge in the commercial field of law ...


Alumni

Hayes, Michael

Michael Hayes is an exchange student from the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law, where he is currently completing his final year ...


Researchers

Hillebrand Pohl, Jens

Jens Hillebrand Pohl is a Visiting Research Fellow with the World Trade Institute (WTI) and a doctoral researcher and lecturer at Maastricht University, ...


Alumni

Ho Hieu, Minh

Minh graduated in 2010 from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam where she majored in International Law. Following graduation she worked as a legal ...


Alumni

Hoang, Minh Hang

Academic: BA, International Business Law, Foreign Trade University, Hanoi Professional: Lecturer, Foreign Trade University, Hanoi


Alumni

Hoang, Truong Giang

Truong Giang graduated from the Foreign Trade University, Vietnam in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, specialising in International Business Management. ...


Board, External faculty

Hoekman, Bernard

Bernard Hoekman is Professor and Program Director, Global Economics at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute in Florence, Italy ...


Alumni

Hofer, Regula

Regula Hofer is Swiss and holds a BSc degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of London (London School of Economics ...


Alumni

Ijemba, Ifeoma

Ifeoma Ijemba is a Law graduate from the University of Nigeria who was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2006. Furthermore, she is ...


Alumni

Iliuteanu, Maura

Maura Iliuteanu holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Bucharest. During her undergraduate studies, she developed a strong ...


Researchers

Imeli, Brigitta

Brigitta Imeli is a PhD candidate at the WTI, participating in the SNSF project NRP73 - Switzerland's Sustainability Footprint: Economic and Legal Challenges. ...


External faculty

Jackson, Lee Ann

Lee Ann Jackson is a Counsellor in the Agriculture and Commodities Division at the World Trade Organization and Secretary to the Committee on ...


Alumni

Jean Baptiste, Krystal

Krystal Yvonne Jean Baptiste originates from the small Caribbean island of Saint Lucia in the West Indies. In 2009 she graduated from Trent ...


Alumni

Johnson, Vinitha

Vinitha Johnson is a lawyer from Chennai, India. She graduated with an LL.B from the National Law University, Jodhpur, where she specialised in ...


Staff

Joseph, Sandra

Sandra Joseph is on the administrative staff of both the World Trade Institute and the Institute of European and International Economic Law (IEW) ...


+41 31 631 3079

Non-Res. Fellows

Jost, Dannie

Dannie Jost is Scientific Advisor at Innosuisse – Swiss Innovation Agency. Formerly, she was a Senior Research Fellow and the Science Advisor at ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Jurje, Flavia

Flavia Jurje is a senior researcher at the University of Geneva/Global Studies Institute and recipient of an SNSF Advanced Postdoc Fellowship. Previously, she ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Jusoh, Sufian

Professor Dr. Sufian JUSOH is the Director and Professor of International Trade and Investment at the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), ...


Alumni

Kaeser, Tim

Tim Kaeser is a Swiss national who graduated from the University of Bern with a major in Political Science and minor in International ...


Alumni

Kander, Máté

Máté Kander is an economist currently holding a Trade and Economics Manager position at the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) in Brussels. Before ...


Staff

Kaplan, Susan

Susan Kaplan works as an editor on the CLISEL project. She was Scientific Editor at NCCR Trade Regulation and the World Trade Institute ...


+41 31 631 5491

Alumni

Karabayeva, Assylzat

Assylzat Karabayeva received an International Relations Bachelor degree in Kazakhstan in 2012. Having gained a basic knowledge of international relations and economics during ...


Alumni

Karashina, Bakhniyaz

Bakhniyaz was born in Almaty, Kazakhstan. She graduated from the Kazakh State Al-Farabi University and received a degree in political science. She applied ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Karlaganis, Corinne

Corinne Karlaganis is currently based in India, where she is involved in WTI outreach. From 2008 to 2011, she was the head of ...


Alumni

Keller, Sara

Sara Keller, a South African, obtained her LLB from North West University in 2006. During her studies, she was a student assistant to ...


Alumni

Kennett, Maxine

Maxine Kennett is an accomplished international commercial lawyer (UK) and economic growth specialist with nearly 20 years of international work experience in China, ...


External faculty

Kessie, Edwini

Edwini Kessie has a Doctorate Degree in Law from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia and Masters' Degrees in Law from the University ...


Researchers

Khademi, Hojjat

Hojjat Khademi has a Bachelor of Law (1995) and Master of International law (2003). He has worked as legal advisor and attorney at ...


Alumni

Khalilova, Narmin

Academic: University of Azerbaijan: PhD in Political Science; University of Essex, UK: MA in International Relations Professional: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the ...


Alumni

Kidisil, Augustine

Augustine Kidisil received his Bachelor of Laws degree (Honours) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana in 2009. He ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Kim, Soo Yeon

Soo Yeon Kim joined the Department of Political Science in July 2011. She holds a PhD in Political Science from Yale University and ...


+65 6516 3981

Alumni

Kleimann, David

Prior to joining the WTI’s MILE 7 class, David Kleimann received his Bachelor degree in Law, Economics and Political Science from Erfurt University ...


Alumni

Kllapi, Krisi

Krisi Kllapi holds a Master’s degree in business law from the European University of Tirana and a Bachelor’s degree in law from the ...


Researchers

Klotz, Sebastian

Dissertation topic: "Regulatory standard-setting and preferential trade agreements". Sebastian Klotz joined the World Trade Institute (WTI) in January 2016 as a Research Fellow ...


Alumni

Klykova, Kristina

Kristina Klykova is a Ukrainian lawyer with an LL.B degree from Odessa National Academy of Law, Ukraine. Her studies specialised in corporate law, ...


Alumni

Koshulynska-Chuba, Solomiya

Solomiya Koshulynska-Chuba obtained her Master’s degree in international law from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine. While an undergraduate she studied ...


Alumni

Kotsiubska, Viktoriia

Viktoriia Kotsiubska holds a Master’s Degree in International Law with Honours from the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Ukraine. Since graduating she has ...


Alumni

Kugler, Kholofelo

Kholofelo holds a BA in International Studies and Economics from the University of South Africa, as well as an LLB degree from the ...


External faculty

Kuiten, Bernard

Bernard Kuiten is Head of External Relations at the World Trade Organization since 2009 where he oversees the organization's dealings with the private ...


Alumni

Kurnosenko, Sergii

Sergii Kurnosenko is a Ukrainian lawyer with an LL.B and an LL.M from Odessa National Academy of Law, Ukraine. His studies specialized in ...


Alumni

Kuzhagaliyeva, Gulmira

Gulmira Kuzhagaliyeva was born in Kazakhstan. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia. She later took ...


Alumni

Lamba, Bharti

Bharti Lamba graduated from National Law University, Jodhpur, with a Bachelor in Law (Honours). She was selected to be a Legal Intern at ...


Alumni

Langalanga, Azwimpheleli

Azwimpheleli Langalanga holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Fort Hare, South Africa and a Master of Laws degree from ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Lavenex, Sandra

Sandra Lavenex is Professor of International Relations and Global Governance at the University of Geneva and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe. ...


+41 22 379 88 53

Alumni

Le, Ha

Ha Le graduated from Foreign Trade University (FTU), Hanoi, Vietnam, with a Bachelor Degree of International Business Economics. During that time, Ha took ...


Alumni

Le, Khuong

In 2015, Khuong Le graduated from the Foreign Trade University of Vietnam with an excellent Bachelor’s degree in international trade. Working on his ...


Researchers

Lechner, Lisa

Lisa Lechner is postdoctoral researcher (tenure track) for methods and methodology in political science at the University of Innsbruck. She is also member ...


Alumni

Lee, Yeji

Yeji Lee received Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. During her undergraduate studies, she interned at the Consulate ...


Alumni

Lenkey Ramos, Carolina

Carolina Lenkey graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru in 2005 with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, majoring in Economics. Her ...


Alumni

Letchimanan, Sri Ram

Sri Ram Letchimanan graduated from Thames Valley University (TVU) and Lincoln’s Inn, London, U.K. For 10 years he worked on financial issues within ...


Alumni

Letswalo, Joyce

Joyce Mmamatlhola Letswalo has a Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Management from the University of Limpopo, South Africa (SA) and an Honours Degree in ...


Alumni

Li, Songyuan

Songyuan LI received her Master of Laws focusing on American Business Law, in 2013, from Emory University School of Law, USA. Before this, ...


Board, Researchers

Liechti-McKee, Rachel

Rachel Liechti has been a Senior Research Fellow and Deputy of the Director at the Institute for European and International Economic Law, University ...


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Researchers

Losada, Rosa Maria

Rosa Maria Losada Eiroa is a research fellow at the World Trade Institute of the University of Bern. Her work at the Institute ...


Alumni

Lövenberg, Viktoria

Viktoria Lövenberg graduated from Budapest Eötvös Loránd University with a combined degree in Law and Political Science. At the College of Europe (Bruges, ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Low, Patrick

Dr Patrick Low is Chief Economist at the World Trade Organization and an Adjunct Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. ...


Alumni

Mafalo, MaryRose

MaryRose Mafalo is a law graduate from the University of the Witwatersrand. Upon completion of her degree she attended the School for Practical ...


Alumni

Mahanta, Ankur

Ankur Mahanta graduated from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and also holds a Masters in Development ...


Alumni

Mambetkazieva, Aisuluu

Aisuluu Mambetkazieva obtained her Bachelor’s degree in law from the Kyrgyz State Law Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in 2009. During her studies, she ...


Researchers

Manchin, Miriam

Miriam Manchin is a Senior Researcher at WTI. She is also an Associate Professor at University College London. She obtained her Phd at the Université catholique de ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Mandal, Tamal

Tamal Mandal joined the WTI as a non-resident Fellow in November 2017. At the WTI, he is assistant editor of the bi-annual on-line ...


External faculty

Marceau, Gabrielle

Gabrielle Marceau, PhD, is Senior Counsellor in the Legal Affairs Division of the WTO, which she joined in September 1994. Her main function ...


Alumni

Marongiu, Alessandro

Alessandro Marongiu graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Relations from the La Sapienza Università di Roma in 2008. His ...


Alumni

Marques da Silva, Alexandre

Alexandre holds a Bachelor of Law from the Catholic University of Santos. After graduation, he had his own law firm before becoming a ...


Alumni

Mashigo, Kekeletso

Kekeletso Mashigo is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa since 2002. She holds a BA degree and an LLB ...


Alumni

Matsuno Remigio, Alejandro

Alejandro Matsuno Remigio holds a Bachelor of Laws from Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) where he graduated with honours. As a student, ...


Alumni

Melnyk, Sergii

Sergii Melnyk obtained his Master’s degree in International Business Law from the Central European University, Budapest. He holds a Bachelor of International Law ...


Alumni

Mensah, Nana

Nana Mensah was born in Kumasi, Ghana, and raised in Norway. His background contributed to shaping his worldview and motivated him to pursue ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Atinuke Ajiboye-Richard

Atinuke received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s in International Business from the University of Hertfordshire. After graduating, she spent a ...


Alumni

MILE 17, André H. Apollus

André Apollus has over 15 years' work experience in trade policy. Prior to joining the MILE programme, he was stationed at the Embassy ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Elloa-Wadé Saleh Aboubakar

Elloa-Wadé Saleh Aboubakar obtained her LLB in European Law at the University of Orléans, France and her MA in International Business Law and ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Fuji Anrina

Fuji Anrina worked as a trade analyst in the Directorate of Trade Defense, Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Trade, Republic of ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Giovanna Tullume

Giovanna Tullume Carrion is a Peruvian lawyer interested in international law and economics. She has experience in the fields of international law and ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Heena Han

Heena Han is a law student at the University of British Columbia in Canada. Upon receiving her Juris Doctorate degree (JD) in 2017, ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Jean-Philippe Herbert

Jean-Philippe Herbert holds degrees in Civil Law (B.C.L.) and Common Law (LL.B) from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Dual qualified (Quebec Bar and ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Jimmy Alegria Moreano

Jimmy is a lawyer with experience in administrative law and in the fields of legal research and development, having worked with subnational governments ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Jorge Luis Manrique de Lara Seminario

Jorge is a lawyer who graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru where he authored a dissertation on Tacit Agreements in the ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Kajori De

Kajori De holds a Bachelor’s degree and LL.B in Law (2016) from Hidayatullah National Law University, India. Her Honour Papers were on International ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Maria Gaviria Bravo

Maria Gaviria is an international trade professional with more than 14 years of experience, mainly in the public sector. She holds a Bachelor's ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Phuong Lan Ngo

Phuong Lan graduated from the Foreign Trade University (FTU), one of the most reputable universities of Vietnam, where she obtained a very good ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Rutendo Tavengerwei

Rutendo Tavengerwei received an LLB degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa as well as a Postgraduate Course in International ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Selma Matsinhe

Selma was born in Mozambique but raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and Law, ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Stuti Toshi

Stuti Toshi holds a Bachelor's in Law from Hidayatullah National Law University, India. She pursued her minors in Political Science and Economics while ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Selma Boz

Selma Boz holds a Bachelor's in International Relations from the University of Exeter, UK, and a Master's in International Political Economy from the ...


Alumni

MILE 17, Ximena Montenegro

Ximena Montenegro is a Chilean lawyer. She holds a Bachelor of Law from the Catholic University of Chile along with a certificate in ...


Students

MILE 18, Ali Al-Hafeedh

Ali Al-Hafeedh was born in Muscat, Oman where he also grew up and completed his BSc in Commerce and Economics (Major: Economics), College ...


Students

MILE 18, Andrea De Angelis Effrem

Andrea De Angelis Effrem holds a Bachelor in Economics from University of Padova (Italy). As a student, he was granted a scholarship to ...


Students

MILE 18, Amalie Øgård Sirevaag

Amalie Øgård Sirevaag holds a BA first Class honours degree in Business Management from the University of Winchester, UK and an MSc in ...


Students

MILE 18, Yinuo Liu

Yinuo LIU comes from China where lightning-fast advancements have been taking place in all domains. Law is no exception. Yinuo LIU has devoted ...


Students

MILE 18, Jhans Armando Panihuara Aragón

Jhans Panihuara received an LL.B. degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. As a student, he attended courses on the LL.M. in ...


Students

MILE 18, Evgeniya Amaeva

Evgeniya Amaeva was born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Evgeniya holds a Master’s degree in Economics (1999) from the Academy of Public Administration (Russia) and ...


Students

MILE 18, Nomfundo Mkatshwa

Nomfundo holds an LL.B. degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Following the completion of her undergraduate degree, Nomfundo served her ...


Students

MILE 18, Sriyansh Maheshwari

Sriyansh Maheshwari is a chemical engineer holding an MEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering with Industrial Experience from the University of Manchester (UK). During ...


Students

MILE 18, Jianping Mei

Jianping Mei comes from China. She is currently a MILE 18 (Master of International Law and Economics) candidate at the World Trade Institute ...


Students

MILE 18, Gowoon April Suk

Gowoon April Suk holds a Bachelor’s in International Trade and Logistics from Pukyong National University (South Korea) and pursued a minors in European ...


Students

MILE 18, Lisa Annelle White

Lisa Annelle White is an attorney-at-law, called to the Jamaican bar, with at least 12 years’ experience in litigation. She has acquired experience ...


Students

MILE 18, Shabnam Sharifi Nacimiento

Shabnam Sharifi Nacimiento, an Afghan national, joined the WTI in September 2017 as a Master candidate in International Law and Economics Programme. She ...


Students

MILE 19, Aditi Pandey

Aditi Pandey received her Bachelor’s degree in law in 2013 from Amity Law School in India. With an innate preoccupation to be a ...


Students

MILE 19, Akshata Limaye

Akshata Limaye, an Advocate currently enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa was born in a small town near Mumbai, India. ...


Students

MILE 19, Amrit Singh Bhatia

Amrit Singh Bhatia completed his schooling in Geneva and acquired a BA Honours degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of ...


Students

MILE 19, Carla Ochoa Oliden

Carla Ochoa holds a Bachelor Degree in Law from the University of Applied Sciences (UPC) of Peru where she graduated with honors. As ...


Students

MILE 19, Daniil Orlov

Daniil was born in Russia and after graduating from high school was accepted into the Foundation Programme in Economics, Finance and Management with ...


Students

MILE 19, Daria Shabalina

Daria Shabalina has been working for the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation since 2014. Being a consultant at the Trade ...


Students

MILE 19, Georgy Annenkov

Georgy Annenkov holds a Bachelor in International Relations from National Research University «Higher School of Economics» in Moscow (Russia). During his studies, he ...


Students

MILE 19, Julia Seleme Heinzen

Julia Heinzen is a Brazilian lawyer who has experience in the areas of international trade law and customs duties. Her practical experience began ...


Students

MILE 19, Leonardo Lahud

Leonardo Lahud has been working as a Foreign Trade Analyst at the Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretariat (Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services ...


Students

MILE 19, Moshibudi Michelle Mokone

Moshibudi Michelle Mokone is a South African Agricultural Economist. Born and bred in the capital city, Pretoria where she completed her junior and ...


Students

MILE 19, Patricia Vilarouca de Azevedo

Patricia Vilarouca de Azevedo has been working in international trade since 2013. She started her career in trade remedies at the Department of ...


Students

MILE 19, Zahra Faheina Gadelha

Zahra Faheina Gadelha holds a Bachelor in Economics from the Federal University of Ceara (Brazil) and a MBA in Trade Remedies from IBMEC ...


Students

MILE 19, Teresa Hug Alonso

Teresa Hug Alonso graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London with a Bachelor in Economics and Law. Her ...


Students

MILE 19, Urvi Tembey

Urvi Tembey holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (B.A.LLB.) degree from Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India. She interned at various ...


Students

MILE 19, Yuliia Kucheriava

Yuliia received her Masters of Laws degree from the Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University (Ukraine) in 2015. As a student, she was granted ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Milewicz, Karolina

Karolina Milewicz is University Lecturer in International Relations and Tutorial Fellow at University College Oxford. Previously she was a post-doctoral fellow at the ...


+44 (0)1865 276602

Staff

Millea, Jin

Jin joined the World Trade Institute in 2011 as a MILE fellow and was responsible for providing academic and administrative support to MILE ...


+41 31 631 3628

Alumni

Mkhitarian, Amaliia

Amaliia Mkhitarian holds a specialist degree with honours in International Relations from Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University (2014), Russia. She was an exchange ...


Alumni

Moledi, Dineo

Dineo Moledi graduated from the University of the Witswatersrand with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences and from the University of Johannesburg with ...


Alumni

Monkelbaan, Joachim

Joachim Monkelbaan has a decade of experience in sustainable development policies. He has a passion for (global) governance, trade, climate change, energy, capacity ...


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Alumni

Moreno, Camila

Camila Moreno is a graduate student from Universidad de la Sabana with an International Business Management degree. Her professional experience dates back to ...


Staff

Motzer, Yvonne

Yvonne Motzer is the librarian of the World Trade Institute, the Institute of European and International Economic Law (IEW) and the Institute of ...


Alumni

Msabila, Jean

Jean Abel Msabila is an Economist at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Marketing in the Department of Trade Integration under the section ...


Alumni

Mukhamedzhanova, Lilya

Lilya Mukhamedzhanova graduated from Kazan State University, Russia in 2006 with a major in International Relations. During her university years, Lilya interned at ...


Alumni

Mukherjee, Santanu

Santanu Mukherjee is an Advocate and founder of Ex Lege Chambers, Advocates and Regulatory, Policy Advisors based in New Delhi, India. He represents ...


Alumni

Mwendia, Stanley Kinga

"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will," said Mahatma Gandhi. Stanley Kinga Mwendia is a Kenyan business ...


Alumni

Mykolska, Hanna

Hanna Mykolska obtained her Master’s Degree in Law, specialising in civil law and procedure, from Lviv National University, Ukraine in 2009. Student activities ...


Alumni

Myrzaeva, Anara

Anara Myrzaeva graduated from the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek in 2011, holding a Bachelor's Degree in Economics. During her studies ...


External faculty

Nadakavukaren Schefer, Krista

PD Dr. iur Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer is Co-Head of Legal Services at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law. Previously working with the Swiss ...


Alumni, Non-Res. Fellows

Nartova, Olga

Olga Nartova joined the World Trade Institute as a research fellow in 2007. She was a co-leader of Work Package 5 on Trade ...


External faculty

Neufeld, Nora

A trade lawyer with a specialisation in WTO rules, Nora Neufeld joined the World Trade Organization in early 2001. As the Secretary of ...


External faculty

Newcombe, Andrew

Andrew Newcombe is an Associate Professor, Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, where he teaches international arbitration, international ...


Alumni

Ngo, Chi Le

Chi-Le Ngo holds a BA in International Trade and Business from the Foreign Trade University in Vietnam. After graduation she completed a 6 ...


Alumni

Ngo, Trang

Trang Ngo graduated magna cum laude from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, majoring in international law. During her undergraduate studies, she was a ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Nguyen, Quynh

Quynh Nguyen started her PhD in International Relations and International Political Economy, under Professor Bernauer, in April 2012 after having received her joint ...


+41 44 632 9724

Alumni

Nguyen, Thao

Thao Nguyen graduated from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations. As a student, she represented ...


Researchers

Nguyen, Huong

Dr. Huong Quynh Nguyen (Daisy Nguyen) has expertise in data analysis (firm-level data, industrial level-data, and map layers data), and in empirical research ...


Alumni

Nguyen, Le

Le Nguyen received a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Economics at the prestigious Foreign Trade University in Vietnam. During her studies, she ...


Alumni

Nguyen, Trang Vu Quynh

Nguyen Vu Quynh Trang is a Vietnamese national who holds a Bachelor of Law (LL.B) degree from the Ho Chi Minh City University ...


Alumni

Nguyen, Quyn

Quynh Nguyen holds her Bachelor Degree in International Relations, majoring in International Law from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam under the Ministry of ...


Researchers

Nie, Aixuan

Aixuan Nie is a PhD candidate in law at China University of Political Science and Law. She received an LLM degree in European ...


Alumni

Nyakotey, Angela

Angela Nyakotey went to Headington School, Oxford, in the United Kingdom and subsequently the Diocesan School for Girls in Grahamstown, South Africa. She ...


In-house faculty, Researchers, Staff

Oberdabernig, Doris

Doris Oberdabernig is a postdoc researcher and PhD coordinator at the WTI. She holds a PhD in Economics, and degrees in Political Economy ...


+41 31 631 3721

Management, Staff, Executive Committee

Obi, Markus

Markus Obi joined the staff at the end of 2016 and acts as Finance Coordinator for the WTI. He has a Bachelor’s degree ...


Alumni

Obiri, Titilayo

Titilayo Obiri holds a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in European Studies from the Katholieke Universiteit (K.U.) Leuven in Belgium. Her module of ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Oesch, Matthias

Matthias Oesch is professor of public law, European law and international economic law at the University of Zurich. Furthermore, he is a Senior ...


+41 31 631 30 77

Alumni

Ogwuche, Sunday

Ogwuche Sunday is currently a Commercial Officer with the Department of Trade, Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment, Abuja, Nigeria where he handles ...


Olarreaga, Marcelo

Marcelo Olarreaga is Professor of Economics at the University of Geneva and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) ...


+41 22 379 82 86

Alumni

Opoku, Stephen Mickson

Stephen Mickson Opoku holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Ghana. His studies have specialized ...


Alumni

Oshima, Wakako

Wakako Oshima, a Japanese national, took a creativity break from her work as an in-house legal counsel at The Walt Disney Company in ...


Alumni

Owuor, George

In 2008, George Owuor graduated with a Law Degree from Warwick, one of the top English Universities. While studying at Warwick, George’s interest ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Palma, Carolina

Carolina Palma graduated with honours from the law school of the University of Costa Rica, completed her LLM in Law (with honours) at ...


+41 31 631 3270

Researchers

Peng, Delei

Dissertation Topic: Foreign Investor Protection and State Regulation Delei Peng was born in China and obtained his Master's degree and PhD from Shanghai ...


Alumni

Pereira, Heloisa

Heloisa Pereira is the former deputy director of the Department of Trade Remedies (DECOM) of the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade ...


Alumni

Perez, Yomeini

Yomeini Perez Andrade is a Peruvian lawyer interested in international relations and economics. She is a candidate for a Master’s degree in International ...


Alumni

Pérez-Gil, Adriana

Adriana Pérez-Gil Ochoa studied Law at the Faculty of Law of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and obtained an honours degree ...


Alumni

Pertel, Kätlin

Kätlin Pertel earned her LL.B. degree with a minor in international relations from the University of Tartu (Estonia). She also studied at the ...


Alumni

Peterson, Barry

Born and raised in South Africa, Barry Peterson has maintained strong ties with Switzerland where he is a dual national. He began a ...


External faculty

Petrochilos, Georgios

Georgios is partner at 3 Crowns and formerly the head of the Paris arbitration team of a leading international firm, and of that ...


Alumni

Pham, Truong Xuan

Truong Xuan Pham graduated in 2009 from the Foreign Trade University (FTU), Vietnam, with a high distinction degree in international business economics. His ...


External faculty, Alumni

Piérola, Fernando

Fernando Piérola is Senior Counsel at the Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL) in Geneva, Switzerland. In this position, he represents governments of ...


In-house faculty, Researchers, Staff

Polanco, Rodrigo

Rodrigo is a Senior Researcher and Lecturer at the World Trade Institute, University of Bern, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Luzern, ...


+ 41 31 631 3629

Alumni

Polovets, Iryna

Iryna Polovets is a Dispute Settlement Lawyer at the Appellate Body Secretariat of the World Trade Organization. Prior to joining the World Trade ...


Researchers, Staff

Pons, Martina

Martina Pons joined the WTI in May 2018 as a research assistant for the DESTA project. She is part of a team coding ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Prévost, Denise

Denise Prévost is Associate Professor of International Economic Law at Maastricht University. She served as the Deputy Director of the Institute for Globalisation ...


In-house faculty, Researchers, Staff

Raess, Damian

Since January 2017 Damian Raess has been an SNSF Professor at the WTI, University of Bern. Trained as a political scientist (BA, University ...


+41 31 631 55 26

Alumni

Rao, Darius

As of 2013, Darius Rao is a Policy Advisor at IDEAS Centre Geneva, a not-for-profit organisation focusing on trade and development issues. He ...


Alumni

Raturi, Rishab

Rishab is a qualified lawyer from India with an undergraduate degree in law and social sciences with a specialisation in international law and ...


Staff

Rehouma, Najma

Najma Rehouma has been working as a research assistant for the CLI_M_CO2 project Framing Environmental Degradation, Human Mobility and Human Development as a ...


Researchers

Ren, Wanlin

Dissertation topic: Outflow Chinese foreign investment and labour protections Wanlin Ren joined the World Trade Institute (WTI) in January 2017 as a political ...


Alumni

Ricketts, Jordan

Jordan Ricketts went to Florida International University in Miami, USA. He graduated with a Bachelor in International Relations, a Bachelor in Psychology and ...


Alumni

Rodriguez, Denisse

Denisse Rodriguez holds a law degree from the Universidad Católica de Bolivia and a Master's degree in International Economic Relations and Integration from ...


Alumni

Rodriguez Cuadros, Miguel A.

Miguel A. Rodriguez Cuadros is a lawyer who graduated Suma Cum Laude from the University of Lima. Post graduate Master Studies took him ...


Researchers

Rojas-Romagosa, Hugo

Hugo Rojas-Romagosa is an independent research economist and a senior fellow researcher at the World Trade Institute in Bern. He worked as a ...


Alumni

Romanchyshyna, Iulianna

Iulianna received her Master’s diploma in law with honours from the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in 2015. In 2013 Iulianna participated in ...


External faculty

Rovetta, Davide

Davide Rovetta is a customs and trade lawyer at Brussels based law firm Grayston and Company as well as Of Counsel at the ...


Alumni

Rovnov, Yury

Yury Rovnov is an international trade law consultant. His main area of expertise is sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary measures (including the WTO SPS ...


Alumni

Rubiano, Cristina

Maria Cristina Rubiano Passos is a graduate of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (PFUR) in Moscow, Russia. The Russian Ministry of Education ...


External faculty

Rubini, Luca

Dr Luca Rubini is Reader (Associate Professor) and Deputy-Director of the Institute of European Law at the University of Birmigham, Law School. Luca ...


Staff

Rüfli, Fred

Fred Rüfli has been head of IT since the WTI was founded (2000). His responsibilities include ensuring IT functions, providing the resources and ...


Alumni

Sabune, Sheila

Sheila Sabune earned a Master's in International Law and Economics from the World Trade Institute, Berne Switzerland, a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice ...


Alumni

Sachetim, Henrique

Henrique Sachetim is a Foreign Trade Analyst at the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade charged with government activities in the ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Saco, Victor

Victor joined the WTI as a PhD researcher, under the SECO Project which supports development of Regional Competence Centres for Trade Law and ...


Alumni

Sanchez Rocha, Cristina

Cristina Sanchez Rocha obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Social Science with a major in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (Pontificia ...


Alumni

Sandén, Lisa

Lisa Sandén is an Erasmus (European exchange) student from the University of Stockholm in Sweden where she is currently studying for a Bachelor ...


External faculty

Santana, Roy

Roy Santana is a specialist on tariff and customs issues who has worked for the Market Access Division of the World Trade Organization ...


Alumni

Sashidharan, Gayatri

Gayatri Sashidharan is a lawyer from India. She received her Bachelor’s degree in law from I.L.S Law College, Pune, India. She also holds ...


Researchers

Satragno, Lucía

Lucia Satragno, born and raised in Argentina, has been a doctoral fellow at the World Trade Institute, University of Bern since May 2014 ...


External faculty

Sauvé, Pierre

Pierre Sauvé is a Senior Trade Specialist within the World Bank Group's Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment Global Practice, where he manages interactions with ...


Researchers

Schäli, Judith

Judith Schäli is a doctoral student at the Institute of European and International Economic Law and the Graduate School of Economic Globalisation and ...


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Alumni

Schiess, Caroline

Caroline Schiess is an Erasmus exchange student from Stockholm University, where she is currently studying a four and a half year law programme ...


Researchers

Schläpfer, Andrea

Andrea Schläpfer is a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Economic Globalisation and Integration of the World Trade Institute (WTI) and a ...


Alumni

Seidu, Dode

Dode Seidu holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Economics from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, as ...


Alumni

Shalbayeva, Nazym

Nazym Shalbayeva graduated with a Diploma with honours, specialising in International Economic Relations, from the Kazakh State Academy of Management, Almaty, Kazakhstan in ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Shang, Kelly

Dr Kelly Kuan Shang is a Fellow at the World Trade Institute (WTI), University of Bern, Switzerland. Her research interests are primarily in ...


Alumni, Non-Res. Fellows

Shingal, Anirudh

Anirudh Shingal was a Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Economics faculty at the World Trade Institute, University of Bern until 2018. ...


+41 31 631 3270

Non-Res. Fellows

Sieber-Gasser, Charlotte

Charlotte Sieber-Gasser is PostDoc Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the Chair of Prof. Bernhard Rütsche at the University of Lucerne, and Lecturer ...


Alumni

Silva, Valéria

Dr Valéria Silva, a Brazilian national, is a postdoctoral researcher in the Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellowship Programme. She has previously worked for the ...


Alumni

Simon, Victoria

Victoria Simon graduated from the Catholic University of Lille with a Bachelor's degree in Law and European Law and a Master in International ...


Alumni

Singh, Harjodh

Harjodh Singh obtained his Bachelor’s degree in law from India with an interest in intellectual property rights. After working in a Mumbai based ...


Researchers

Siziba, Clarence

Clarence Siziba is a PhD Candidate at the World Trade Institute. He is conducting his research on the regulation of trade in goods ...


+41 31 631 3270

Alumni

Soininen, Ilmari

Ilmari is an economist interested in the intersection of trade policy, regional integration and private sector development, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. He has ...


Alumni

Solar, Jimena

Jimena María Solar Alvarez graduated Magna cum Laude from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. She has further been a visiting student at ...


Alumni

Solis, Karla

Karla Solis graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru in 2009 with a Bachelor in Social Sciences, majoring in Economics. She has ...


Alumni

Soprana, Marta

Marta Soprana is a trade policy advisor. An experienced, dedicated and highly qualified professional with over ten years of experience, she has worked ...


Alumni

Sotelo, Jimena

Jimena Sotelo has a Bachelor’s degree in international trade from the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, which is accredited at the international level ...


Alumni

Sovaite, Agne

Agne Sovaite holds a Bachelor of laws degree and a Master’s degree in business law from the Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania.Her studies ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Spilker, Gabriele

Gabriele Spilker is an assistant professor at the University of Salzburg. Her main research interest is in international relations and international political economy. ...


Alumni

Sporysheva, Nadezhda

Nadezhda Sporysheva holds a Bachelor’s degree in international relations (2012) and a Master’s degree in economics (2014) from the National Research University Higher ...


In-house faculty, Researchers

Stacy, Sean

Sean Stacy, a dual citizen of the United States and Ireland, holds advanced degrees in law (J.D. Harvard University Law School) and economics ...


Staff

Stähli, Ben

Ben Stähli is developing the TravelApp for the CLISEL project. He holds a BSc in Information Science, and works as an independent web ...


Staff

Steiger, Christian

Christian Steiger took up his job as IT support for the WTI in June 2005. Before that he spent several years working as ...


+41 31 631 5493

Non-Res. Fellows

Steiner, Marc

Marc Steiner holds a Master of Law from the University of Basel and is admitted to the bar. He has delivered an expertise ...


+41 58 705 25 74

Researchers

Surbeck, Jenny

Jenny Surbeck joined the WTI as a PhD researcher under the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research Trade Regulation project. Her PhD ...


Alumni

Taal, Sainabou

Sainabou Taal graduated in 2008 with honours from the University of Toronto for a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a double minor ...


Alumni

Talanov, Vladimir

Vladimir Talanov holds a Bachelor’s Degree, cum laude, and a Master’s Degree in Law from Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia. In 2006 he also ...


Alumni

Thamanovanish, Nuanpan

Actively involved in various ASEAN-related extracurricular activities, Nuanpan Thamanovanish continued her deep interest in ASEAN by serving as an Academic Officer at the ...


Alumni

Thanjekwayo, Nelisile

Nelisile Thanjekwayo holds an LL. B degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and is currently in the process of obtaining her master’s ...


Alumni

Theisinger, Melanie

Melanie Theisinger has a background in economics and political science and has experience working for the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), the Canadian ...


Staff

Thompson, Sophia

Sophia Thompson is personal assistant to the directors Joseph Francois, Manfred Elsig and Peter Van den Bossche. Her main focus is to facilitate ...


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Alumni

Tigere, Faith

Faith Tigere obtained her LLB (2012) and her Postgraduate Diploma in Law (2015) at the University of Witwatersrand. During her studies, Faith was ...


Researchers, Staff

Tomás, Livia

Livia Tomás has worked as a research assistant for the DESTA project since April 2018. She is involved in the compilation of a ...


Researchers

Tomberger, Patrick

Patrick is a Postdoc researcher at the World Trade Institute located in Bern. He graduated from the University of Linz in 2015 with ...


Alumni

Tong, Phuong

As a passionate learner, Phuong Tong is continually inspired by law, economics, politics and international relations. She holds a master’s degree in international ...


Alumni

Torebayev, Kairat

Kairat Torebayev graduated from Kazakh State Academy of Management in 2000. He began his career as an economist at the Statistic Data Centre ...


Students

TRAIL+, Hsin-Yi Wu

Hsin-Yi Wu was born and grew up in Taiwan, where she received her LL.M. from the Institute of Law for Science and Technology ...


Students

TRAIL+, Aaditri Solankii

Aaditri Solankii obtained a degree in Law [BA LLB (Hons.)] from Amity University, India where she wrote a dissertation on “Legal Challenges concerning ...


Students

TRAIL+, Ayabonga Nase

Ayabonga holds an LL.B from the University of Fort Hare, South Africa. He has been at the employ of the Centre for Applied ...


Students

TRAIL+, Kimberley Nyajeka

Kimberley Nyajeka, born in Harare, Zimbabwe, holds and LLB and Bachelor of Arts Degree (Politics and International Relations and Legal Theory) from Rhodes ...


Students

TRAIL+, Ridhish Rajvanshi

Ridhish Rajvanshi was born and raised in Jaipur, India. He obtained his bachelor’s degree (B.A. LL.B.) from Symbiosis Law School, Pune in 2018. ...


Students

TRAIL+, Shishira Johny

After completing her schooling from Dubai, Shishira transferred to India to pursue higher education. She holds an undergraduate double degree in Bachelors of ...


Students

TRAIL+, Ashita Jain

Ashita holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours (International Law and Globalisation) from the University of Birmingham, UK. During her undergraduate studies, she ...


Alumni

Tzieropoulos, Thomas

Thomas Tzieropoulos is a lawyer, holding both Swiss and Greek citizenships. He graduated magna cum laude with a Master of Law (MLaw) degree ...


Alumni

Umudi, Evelyn

Evelyn Umudi hails from Delta State and lives in Lagos, Nigeria. She obtained a Bachelors of Law degree (LL.B) from the University of ...


Alumni

Utter, Benjamin

Benjamin Utter completed his undergraduate studies with a Bachelor in Economics from the University of Massachusetts in May 2007. After graduation he joined ...


Management, In-house faculty, Staff, Executive Committee

Van den Bossche, Peter

Peter Van den Bossche is Director of Studies of the World Trade Institute and Professor of International Economic Law at the Faculty of Law of ...


Staff

Vanhulst, Pierre

Pierre Vanhulst is a PhD candidate in human-computer interactions, who is in charge of data visualisation for the CLISEL project. He holds an ...


Researchers, Alumni

Vasquez, Maria del Carmen

Maria del Carmen Vasquez joined the WTI as a doctoral student under the SECO project, which supports the development of Regional Competence Centres ...


Alumni

Vassos, Nadia

Nadia Vassos graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences with Honours in International Development and Globalization. As ...


External faculty

Vergano, Paolo

Paolo R. Vergano is a partner at FratiniVergano - European Lawyers (www.fratinivergano.eu) and a member of the firm’s Trade Group. His practice focuses ...


External faculty

Vermulst, Edwin

Edwin Vermust has practiced international trade and EU law and policy since 1985 and is a founding partner of VVGB Advocaten. He is ...


Management, Staff, Executive Committee

Vetter, Margrit

In January 2002, Margrit was appointed to the position of Director of Administration as well as of Programme Administrator to the MILE Programme ...


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External faculty, Alumni

Vidal-León, Christian

Christian Vidal-León joined the ACWL as Counsel in May 2016. He previously worked as a dispute settlement lawyer in both the Legal Affairs ...


Alumni

Villegas Gomez, Keyla

Keyla Villegas Gomez graduated from the University del Norte, Colombia in 2012, with a Bachelor's degree in international relations and major in international ...


Researchers

Vogt, Achim

Achim Vogt is a PhD student at the WTI working on the medium-scale FP7 research project PRONTO on NTMs in international trade (data ...


Alumni

Vu, Ngan

Ngan Vu obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with a specialization in International Business Law, from the Foreign Trade University (FTU) Hanoi, ...


Researchers

Wagner, Patrick

Patrick Wagner is currently a PhD candidate at the World Trade Institute and works as part of the BRICs Globalization and Labour Protections ...


Researchers

Wang, Anqi

Dissertation Topic: The Interpretation of Most-Favored-Nation (MFN) Clause in International Investment Arbitration Anqi Wang joined the WTI in September 2017 as a PhD ...


Researchers

Weber, Simona

Simona Weber is a PhD candidate at the Institute for European and International Economic Law, University of Bern, and currently works as an ...


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Researchers

Weissert, Irina

Irina Weissert joined the University of Bern’s World Trade Institute (WTI) as a PhD candidate in 2016. Before joining the Institute, Irina worked ...


Alumni

Wong Chan, Susana

Susana Wong Chan graduated from the University of Costa Rica with a Bachelor´s degree in Customs Administration and Foreign Trade. A student, she ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Wüthrich, Simon

Simon Wüthrich is the Deputy Head of he Americas section at the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs. He covers the bilateral economic ...


Alumni

Yeboah, Kyeremeh

Kyeremeh Yeboah was born in a small town on the western border of Ghana called Dormaa–Ahenkro, but was raised in the capital, Accra. ...


Researchers

Yildiz, Aylin

Aylin Yildiz joined the WTI in September 2017 as a PhD candidate in law. She will be writing her PhD thesis in the ...


Alumni

Yu, Mengying

Mengying Yu participated in an exchange programme between the University of Wuhan in China and the University of Perpignan in France. After completing ...


Alumni

Zaur, Karina

Karina Zaur, a native of Kazakhstan, obtained a Bachelor's degree in International Law from Kazakh Humanitarian Law University and in 2006, won a ...


Alumni

Zhang, Fanfan

Fanfan Zhang obtained her Juris Master's degree in 2010 from Wuhan University in China. In three years' study, she learned many laws and ...


Alumni

Zhang, Hang

Hang Zhang graduated from East China Jiaotong University with a Bachelor's degree in International Economics and Trade in 2012. He then attended the ...


Alumni

Zharylgassynkyzy, Samal

Samal Zharylgassynkyzy holds a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Customs Administration from the Eurasian National University of Astana, Kazakhstan. In 2009 she completed ...


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