People at the WTI

People

388 records

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

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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Advisory Board, External faculty

Appleton, Arthur E.

Arthur E. Appleton is an Adjunct Professor of International Law at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Bologna (SAIS-Europe), where ...


Researchers

Atkinson, Craig

Craig Atkinson is a former Visiting Research Fellow with the World Trade Institute (WTI) and currently serves as a consultant. Craig is also ...


Advisory Board

Baldwin, Richard

Richard Baldwin is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva since 1991, and Editor-in-Chief of Vox since he founded it 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 ...


Advisory 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

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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


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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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

Executive 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 ...


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 ...


Advisory 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 ...


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 ...


Researchers

Collalti, Dino

Dino completed his bachelor’s degree in economics at the University of Bern (2017) and visited the University of Copenhagen in Denmark as an ...


Advisory Board, 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

Admin

Das, Pablo Rahul

Pablo Rahul Das is the WTI's Head of Communications. He began working at the WTI as assistant of the MILE and TRAIL+ Advanced ...


Admin

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 ...


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 ...


Advisory 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 ...


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

Advisory Board, 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 ...


Executive Board, In-house faculty, Researchers, 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

Executive Board, External faculty

Emmenegger, Susan

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


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 ...


Researchers

Fartousi, Hassan

WTI Fellow Hassan Fartousi is a Doctor of Philosophy in International Law, the Geneva Law School (UNIGE), Attorney at law and a member ...


In-house faculty, Researchers

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 ...


In-house faculty, Researchers

Fornalé, Elisa

Since January 2017, Elisa Fornalé has been a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Professor at the World Trade Institute (WTI), University of Bern. ...


Executive Board, In-house faculty, Researchers, 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 ...


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 ...


Researchers

Garcés Iriarte, Irene

Irene is a PhD candidate in Economics at the World Trade Institute (WTI) under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Joseph Francois. Her research ...


Researchers

Goncalves Sales, Vilane

Vilane completed her degree in Economics from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco in Brazil (2012). She has an MPhil in Administration and ...


Advisory Board, 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 ...


Researchers

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 ...


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

Executive Board, In-house faculty, 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 ...


Advisory 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 ...


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 the Head of the Agro-food Trade and Markets Division in the OECD’s Trade and Agriculture Directorate. Based in Paris, ...


Advisory Board

Javorcik, Beata

Beata Javorcik is a Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College. She is also a ...


Admin

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), ...


Admin

Karlaganis, Corinne

Corinne Karlaganis is based in India since 2011, where she is involved in WTI outreach activities. From 2008 to 2011 she was the ...


External faculty

Kessie, Edwini

Edwini Kessie has a Doctorate Degree in Law form the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, and Master’s 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 ...


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

Researchers

Klotz, Sebastian

Dissertation topic: "The governance of regulatory standard-setting and international trade". Sebastian Klotz is a PhD candidate at the World Trade Institute (WTI) and ...


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 ...


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

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 ...


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 ...


+41 31 631 3487

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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


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 ...


Advisory Board, 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 ...


External faculty, Alumni

MILE 01, Fernando Piérola

Fernando Piérola is a senior lawyer at the Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL) in Geneva, Switzerland, where he represents governments of developing ...


Alumni

MILE 01, Santanu Mukherjee

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


Alumni, Non-Res. Fellows

MILE 02, Anirudh Shingal

Anirudh Shingal is a Senior Fellow at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi and a Programme Associate ...


Alumni

MILE 02, Julian Clarke

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


Alumni

MILE 02, Maxine Kennett

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


Alumni, Non-Res. Fellows

MILE 04, Olga Nartova

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


Alumni

MILE 04, Marina Foltea

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

Alumni

MILE 04, Joachim Monkelbaan

Joachim Monkelbaan is the Representative for Sustainable and Just Economic Systems at the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) in Geneva. This means that ...


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Alumni

MILE 06, Sheila Sabune

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

MILE 06, Arno Hold

Dr. Arno Hold is the Executive Director of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). Prior to that, he held ...


Alumni

MILE 07, David Kleimann

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

MILE 07, Wakako Oshima

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

MILE 07, Valéria Silva

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


External faculty, Alumni

MILE 07, Christian Vidal-León

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

MILE 08, Narmin Khalilova

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


Alumni

MILE 08, André Barbosa

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


Alumni

MILE 09, Maria Anna Corvaglia

Dr. Maria Anna Corvaglia joined the Birmingham Law School in January 2017. Previously, she was a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Durham ...


Alumni

MILE 10, Pallavi Bajaj

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Tim Kaeser

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Stacey Chen

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Lisa Sandén

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Joy Hara

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Sevara Hasanov

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Judit Guerrero

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

MILE 11, Stefanie Allemann

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Judith Ameso

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

MILE 11, Faisal Babri

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Harsh Gursahani

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Jonas Habich

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Kristina Klykova

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

MILE 11, Viktoriia Kotsiubska

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

MILE 11, Joyce Letswalo

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

MILE 11, Alessandro Marongiu

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

MILE 11, Jean Msabila

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Hanna Mykolska

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

MILE 11, Thao Nguyen

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Stephen Mickson Opoku

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Darius Rao

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

MILE 11, Cristina Sanchez Rocha

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

MILE 11, Marta Soprana

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Agne Sovaite

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Vladimir Talanov

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

MILE 11, Thomas Tzieropoulos

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Ngan Vu

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Samal Zharylgassynkyzy

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Andrii Gryshko

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Barry Peterson

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


Alumni

MILE 11, George Owuor

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Salvatore Della Villa

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

MILE 11, David Farrugia

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Mohammad Farhad

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

MILE 11, Benjamin Utter

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


Alumni

MILE 11, Ifeoma Ijemba

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Minh Ho Hieu

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Minh Hang Hoang

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Victoria Simon

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

MILE 12, Kätlin Pertel

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

MILE 12, Patricia Arratíbel

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

MILE 12, Georges Bauer

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Gonzalo Bernal

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Arpit Bhutani

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Amanda Bisong

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Mariana Cavezza

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

MILE 12, Kuena Diaho

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Ali Dadkhah

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Faith Ekwekwuo

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Jian Guan

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

MILE 12, Javier Gutiérrez

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Regula Hofer

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Maura Iliuteanu

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Krystal Jean Baptiste

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Azwimpheleli Langalanga

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Carolina Lenkey Ramos

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

MILE 12, Viktoria Lövenberg

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Ankur Mahanta

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Nana Mensah

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 12, Dineo Moledi

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

MILE 12, Lilya Mukhamedzhanova

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Anara Myrzaeva

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Chi Le Ngo

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

MILE 12, Iryna Polovets

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Denisse Rodriguez

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

MILE 12, Miguel A. Rodriguez Cuadros

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Nazym Shalbayeva

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Sainabou Taal

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Kairat Torebayev

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


Researchers, Alumni

MILE 12, María Vasquez Callo-Müller

María joined the WTI as a doctoral student under the SECO project, which supports the development of Regional Competence Centres for Trade Law ...


Alumni

MILE 12, Nadia Vassos

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Karina Zaur

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

MILE 12, Fanfan Zhang

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

MILE 12, Máté Kander

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


Alumni

MILE 12, Gulmira Kuzhagaliyeva

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

MILE 13, James Acorlor

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Ali Abu

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Zaker Ahmad

Zaker, a graduate of the MILE 13 class, obtained his Dr. iur. degree from the WTI in 2020. He also holds LLB and ...


Alumni

MILE 13, Mazen Alhroub

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Paroma Bhat

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Oleksandra Brovko

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Federica Casi

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


Alumni, Admin

MILE 13, Monica Diaz

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


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Alumni

MILE 13, Duy Dinh

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Pablo Escobar

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Ayush Ghimire

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Michèle Glauser

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

MILE 13, Demitta Gyang

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Enrik Haxhirexha

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

MILE 13, Truong Giang Hoang

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Sara Keller

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Sergii Kurnosenko

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

MILE 13, Alejandro Matsuno Remigio

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Sergii Melnyk

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

MILE 13, Le Nguyen

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

MILE 13, Trang Vu Quynh Nguyen

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

MILE 13, Sunday Ogwuche

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Adriana Pérez-Gil

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

MILE 13, Truong Xuan Pham

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Henrique Sachetim

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Dode Seidu

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Karla Solis

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


Alumni

MILE 13, Evelyn Umudi

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

MILE 13, Susana Wong Chan

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Alexandre Marques da Silva

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Alvita Chen

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Bharti Lamba

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Songyuan Li

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Ha Le

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Hanna Deringer

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 ...


Alumni

MILE 14, Isaac Hubert Arthur

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 ...


Alumni

MILE 14, Kholofelo Kugler

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Camila Moreno

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Mary Rose Mafalo

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Quyn Nguyen

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Nithya Anand

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Rebecca Gilgen

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Thalis Andrade

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Ginette Deneumostier

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Nathalie Diaz

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Paul Du Plessis

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Maxim Gubarev

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

MILE 14, Assylzat Karabayeva

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Augustine Kidisil

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Titilayo Obiri

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 ...


Alumni

MILE 14, Nuanpan Thamanovanish

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

MILE 14, Keyla Villegas Gomez

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


Alumni

MILE 14, Hang Zhang

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

MILE 14, Oleksandr Dorofieiev

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

MILE 15, Phuong Tong

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

MILE 15, Purity Bere

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Amaliia Mkhitarian

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Kekeletso Mashigo

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Jordan Ricketts

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Lamiya Baz

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Michael Hayes

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Aisuluu Mambetkazieva

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, Alumni

MILE 15, Alexander Beyleveld

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Cherika Hardjakusumah

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Viktoriya Ereshchenko

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

MILE 15, Gayatri Sashidharan

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, Alumni

MILE 15, Iryna Bogdanova

Iryna is a PhD candidate at the University of Bern, working in the research project under the supervision of Professor Thomas Cottier. In ...


Alumni

MILE 15, Jimena Sotelo

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

MILE 15, Krisi Kllapi

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 ...


Alumni

MILE 15, Mengying Yu

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Rishab Raturi

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Sayoni Chaudhuri

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

MILE 15, Sebastian Gomez

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 ...


Alumni

MILE 15, Trang Ngo

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Varun Eknath

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

MILE 15, Vinitha Johnson

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Nelisile Thanjekwayo

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

MILE 15, Philomena Oriokot Apiko

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 ...


Alumni

MILE 15, Stanley Kinga Mwendia

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


Alumni

MILE 15, Yeji Lee

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Saule Chalbasova

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Jimena Solar

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Bakhniyaz Karashina

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Charbel Fakhri Kairouz

Charbel graduated from the University of Carabobo, Venezuela, with a degree in law. He obtained an LLM in European and International Economic Law ...


Alumni

MILE 16, Angela Nyakotey

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Fernando Alcaraz

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Cristina Rubiano

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Harjodh Singh

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Heloisa Pereira

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Ilmari Soininen

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

MILE 16, Iulianna Romanchyshyna

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Khuong Le

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Kyeremeh Yeboah

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Melanie Theisinger

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Nadezhda Sporysheva

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 ...


Alumni

MILE 16, Yomeini Perez

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

MILE 16, Yury Rovnov

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Faith Tigere

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


Alumni

MILE 16, Solomiya Koshulynska-Chuba

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

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, 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 ...


Alumni

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 ...


Alumni

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 ...


Alumni

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 ...


Alumni

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 ...


Alumni

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 ...


Alumni

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 ...


Alumni

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 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 holds an LL.B. from the University of Applied Sciences of Peru, where she graduated with high honours. As a student, she has ...


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, 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 ...


Students

MILE 20, Alessandra Hool

After her initial studies of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Bern, Alessa Hool has been working as a project ...


Students

MILE 20, Jhanvi Trivedi

Jhanvi Trivedi was born and brought up in India. She completed her Bachelor’s in Commerce from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, which ...


Students

MILE 20, Marianna Henud Cresci

Originally from Brazil, Marianna Henud Cresci has ten years of international experience in Asia, Latin America, and Europe. She holds a Bachelor of ...


Students

MILE 20, Rachel Runqiu Du

Rachel Runqiu Du joined the WTI in September 2019 as a candidate of the Master of Advanced Studies in International Law and Economics ...


Students

MILE 20, Roger Yu So

Roger So was raised in Guangdong, China and after finishing junior school in 2011, he went on continuing his senior and higher education ...


Students

MILE 20, Sun Zifu

Sun Zifu graduated from Shandong Normal University with a degree in financial mathematics (economics). He is currently studying at Shanghai University of International ...


Students

MILE 20, Alberto Corradi

Alberto Corradi graduated from the University of Parma with a master’s degree in Business Administration. He started his career in FMGC, before moving ...


Students

MILE 20, Karma Yangzom

Karma Yangzom is from Bhutan. She is currently employed at the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan. She has a postgraduate ...


Students

MILE 20, Sulaiman M. Al-Awni

Sulaiman M. Al-Awni was born and raised in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He earned a BSc at King Saud University, College of ...


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 ...


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Admin

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 ...


External faculty

Nadakavukaren Schefer, Krista

PD Dr. iur Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer is Vice-director and Head of the Legal Division at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law. Previously working with ...


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 ...


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 ...


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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 ...


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 ...


In-house faculty, Researchers

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 ...


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Admin, 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 ...


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 ...


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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) ...


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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 ...


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Researchers

Panizzon, Marion

Marion Panizzon studied law at the University of Fribourg, obtained an LLM at Duke Law School and earned a PhD in Law (Dr. ...


Admin

Pauli, Zoe

Zoe Pauli is Assistant of the WTI Advanced Master Programmes. Before joining the institute in August 2019 she did internships at the Swiss ...


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 ...


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 ...


In-house faculty, Researchers

Polanco, Rodrigo

Rodrigo is a Senior Researcher and Lecturer at the World Trade Institute, University of Bern, a Legal Advisor at the Swiss Institute of ...


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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

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 ...


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Advisory Board

Reiter, Joakim

Before joining Vodafone in April 2017, Joakim was the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations ...


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 ...


Researchers

Rojas-Romagosa, Hugo

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


Admin

Rosenberg, Karin

Karin Rosenberg is the Programme Administrator at the WTI. Karin was born and raised in Gothenburg, Sweden. Her passion for traveling and exploring ...


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 ...


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 ...


Admin

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 ...


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 ...


External faculty

Santana, Roy

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


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 ...


Researchers

Schläpfer, Andrea

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


Non-Res. Fellows

Shang, Kelly

Dr Kelly K Shang’s research focus includes international trade law and public international law; she is particularly interested in studying the relationship between ...


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 ...


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 ...


Non-Res. Fellows

Smeets, Maarten

Maarten Smeets is head of section at the Institute for Training and Technical Co-operation (ITTC) in the WTO, managing the WTO Chairs Program ...


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. ...


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 ...


Admin

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 ...


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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 ...


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Researchers, Non-Res. Fellows

Surbeck, Jenny

Jenny successfully completed her PhD in Global Political Economy at the World Trade Institute in 2019. Her dissertation on intellectual property rights (IPRs) ...


Researchers

Tawfik, Karima

Karima is a lawyer and Visiting Research Fellow at the World Trade Institute. Her legal research focuses on trade policy at the national ...


Admin

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 ...


+41 31 631 4551

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 ...


Students

TRAIL+ 2, 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+ 2, 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+ 2, 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+ 2, 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+ 2, 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+ 2, 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 ...


Students

TRAIL+ 3, Sarah Akpofure

Sarah is a native Nigerian who obtained her LLB Honours degree from the University of Birmingham. She has also completed a Micromasters in ...


Students

TRAIL+ 3, Lisa Ningombam

Lisa Ningombam is a native of Imphal, India. She has completed her degree in Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) after which she obtained ...


Students

TRAIL+ 3, Nikhita Pais

Nikhita Pais was born and brought up in Mumbai, India. She obtained a Bachelor of Legal Sciences (BLS) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) ...


Students

TRAIL+ 3, Swati Sharma

Swati Sharma was born in a small town in Rajasthan, India. Swati holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Institute of Chartered ...


Students

TRAIL+ 3, Vishal Shrivastava

Vishal Shrivastava, from Delhi, India holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws (B.B.A. L.L.B.) degree from Symbiosis International University. As ...


Students

TRAIL+ 3, Li Yiming

Li Yiming holds a Bachelor Degree in Law from the East China University of Political Science and Law. He also holds a Bachelor ...


Students

TRAIL+ 3, Nithya Grace Fenn

Nithya Grace Fenn holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws degree from National Law University, Jodhpur, India with a specialization ...


Alumni

TRAIL+1, 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 ...


Alumni

TRAIL+1, 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

TRAIL+3, Esha Sandhu

Esha Sandhu hails from New Delhi, India. She followed a dual BA LLB degree course at Symbiosis International University, Pune, India, graduating in ...


Executive Board

Tschopp, Jeanne

Jeanne Tschopp is an applied economist with interests in Labor Economics and International Trade. Her primary research agenda involves understanding how labor market ...


Researchers

Tveit, Thomas

Thomas is an economist with an interdisciplinary research profile, specialising in remote sensing and natural hazards and their impact. He has a PhD ...


Executive Board, In-house faculty, 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 ...


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 ...


Admin, 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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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 ...


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 ...


031 631 3625

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 ...


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 ...


Researchers

Yakubkhodjaev, Umid

Umid Yakubkhodjaev joined the World Trade Institute (WTI) in September 2018 as a doctoral student in Law. His research primarily focuses on investigating ...


Researchers

Yildirim, Aydin

Aydin is a political scientist specializing in international political economy (IPE). His research focuses on the politics of international trade and international institutions, ...


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 ...


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