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Annie Lennox to speak at World Trade Symposium 2017

Today we announced that Annie Lennox, the award winning musician and activist will focus on global inequality issues and achieving sustainability at the World Trade Symposium 2017.

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World Trade Board kicks off new sustainable trade initiative

World Trade Board extends three working groups, and announces key new Board members to the transformational trade initiative.

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Ambassador Jonathan T. Fried joins the World Trade Board

The World Trade Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Ambassador Jonathan T. Fried, Coordinator, International Economic Relations/Coordonnateur des Relations économiques internationals, Global Affairs Canada/Affaires mondiales Canada, to its panel of experts.

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Manoj Menon, Head of Global Transaction Banking at FGB, is the latest business leader to join the World Trade Board

Welcoming Manoj Menon, a distinguished international banking and trade finance business leader, to the World Trade Board.

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Prof. Dr. Michael Henke is latest visionary to join the World Trade Board

Professor is a renowned expert at the forefront of supply chain management research

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Anabel González, Senior Director of the World Bank Group’s Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice Joins World Trade Board

Former Minister of Foreign Trade (2010-14) for Costa Rica and member of World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Trade and Investment is latest addition to experts on World Trade Board

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Transformational technologist Leanne Kemp joins the World Trade Board

Multi award-winning entrepreneur is expert in industry application of blockchain technology, creating immutable diamond ledger - Everledger

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International Trade Centre Executive Director, Arancha González, joins World Trade Board

An expert in international trade and development in both public and private sectors, Ms. González is the latest high profile leader to join the World Trade Board

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Sir Vince Cable joins World Trade Board as strategic advisor

Sir Vince Cable will advise on the Board’s collaborative initiatives to widen debate and foster a more inclusive future around sustainable international trade, as well as supporting the World Trade Symposium in 2017.

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World Trade Board welcomes trade luminary Pascal Lamy

The commitment follows the World Trade Symposium, held in June 2016 and co-organised by Misys and the Financial Times. It was here that the board identified three key initiatives, outlined in the World Trade Symposium 2016: executive summary and action plan, which will help the board achieve its vision for global trade. These include:

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