Team | Roderick Abbott

Roderick Abbott

Senior Advisor


Roderick was Deputy Director General at the World Trade Organisation from 2002 to 2005,  Deputy Director General in DG Trade at the European Commission and EC Ambassador and Head of Delegation in Geneva. Roderick spent more than 40 years working in the GATT multilateral trade system, first in London with the British government and then in Brussels and Geneva with the European Commission. Roderick currently works at the trade policy think tank ECIPE in Brussels and has written policy papers on the Doha Round (2009) and on the WTO Dispute Settlement system (2007). He has been a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and at the European University Institute in Florence. Previously he was Board of the Graduate Institute in Geneva, and has lectured at the World Trade Institute in Berne.


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