Trade Analyst – South East Asia
Southeast Asian markets, CEO Liaison and Consultancy support.
Business Development, International Affairs and Trade.
Loan is responsible for trade strategy and advice in East Asia. Her work has covered trade and market analysis, multilateral and bilateral trade agreements, trade preferences, trade negotiations, business facilitation, and value chain analysis.
Loan is based in Vietnam and has been working on a range of cross-border trade projects, including on digital trade connectivity platforms in ASEAN, preferential market access guides, trade negotiation training and advisory work, digital markets and economic integration programmes in the African countries. She also worked on agricultural regional value chains trade across a variety of African countries in the context of the AfCFTA. She recently concluded a Survey on Barriers to Services Trade and Investment in Mauritius for the World Bank.Before joining the company, she worked at Baker & McKenzie.
Below are some of Loan’s most recent client work:
- Conducting comparative analyses of FTA provisions and their impact for the private sector, including those of RCEP, CTPPP and major recent agreements in Asia.
- Co-managing the stakeholder engagement process to design a regional trade connectivity platform in ASEAN.
- Research and co-authoring handbooks for trade officials in Asia and Africa, in several areas to support countries with trade policies, e-commerce, and trade negotiations.
- Leading IEC’s work on online dispute resolutions, in close collaboration with a major Vietnamese think tank and Australian counterparts.
Loan holds a MA in International Trade Policy & Law and a BSc in International Business & Economics from the Foreign Trade University of Hanoi, in addition to an LLB from Hanoi Law University.
- Native in Vietnamese.
- Fluent in English.