Tuesday 4 October 18:00 - 20:00

The Large Pension Room
The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
8 South Square

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Angela Ellard on 'The Role of the WTO in Global Economic Governance'

Business & Professional

A CTLS Lecture in Transnational Justice: Ms Angela Paolini Ellard on 'The Role of the WTO in Global Economic Governance'

The Role of the WTO in Global Economic Governance

A lecture by Ms Angela Paolini ELLARD (United States), WTO Deputy Director-General

Ms Angela Paolini ELLARD (United States) has served as WTO Deputy Director-General since June 2021. Prior to her appointment, Ms Ellard had a distinguished career serving in the US Congress as Majority and Minority Chief Trade Counsel for over 26 years. She is internationally recognized as an expert on trade and international economic policy, resolving trade and investment barriers, negotiating trade agreements, and supporting multilateral solutions as part of an effective trade and development policy. Ms Ellard has negotiated and delivered significant bipartisan trade policy outcomes and legislation with Members of U.S. Congress and senior Biden, Trump, Obama, Bush, and Clinton Administration officials. Ms Ellard was also a lawyer in the private sector, specializing in trade litigation and strategy, trade policy, and legislative issues. Ms Ellard obtained her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Tulane University School of Law and her Master of Arts in Public Policy also from Tulane. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Newcomb College of Tulane University, summa cum laude. Ms Ellard is a frequent lecturer at law - graduate, and undergraduate classes. She has received numerous awards recognizing her accomplishments in trade law and policy.

This lecture forms part of the research and public engagement work taking place at CTLS this year.

A reception with wine and soft drinks follows the lecture.

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