Paul Baker

Chief Executive Officer

Founder and CEO of the company, Head of Research and Consultancy Team.

International Macroeconomics, Trade Negotiations & Policy, Investment & Export Strategies, Quantitative Analysis, Digital Trade & E-Commerce, Value Chain Design.

About Paul
Paul is the founder and CEO of International Economics Consulting Ltd., and currently manages the company’s research activities and heads its consultancy arm.

Paul is a trusted trade consultant and macroeconomist for international organisations – World Bank, European Commission, International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, as well as Ministries from G20 and emerging market governments. He has held leading roles as a trade policy and negotiations adviser in over 70 countries worldwide. He has twenty-five years in trade and investment strategies and has lived in 14 different countries.

For his significant contribution and extensive experience in his professional field, Paul has been named Global Leader in Trade & Customs – Economists & Anti-Dumping Consultants by Who’s Who Legal for 4 consecutive years. He currently serves as a Board Member of UNESCAP’s Trade Intelligence Negotiation Advisor and Research Advisor at ARTNeT, the largest trade research network in the Asia-Pacific. He is a visiting professor and faculty member at international universities in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

Paul has obtained rigorous academic training in economics at ranked global universities (Universities of Paris-Sorbonne, London SOAS, MIT, Harvard Business School, University of California Berkeley). He holds an MSc (Econ) in Economics of the Asia Pacific Region and a Master’s degree in Financial Engineering. He completed Executive Programmes in Strategy, Computational Learning, Complex Dynamic Systems and Big Data.


  • Native in English and French.
  • Knowledge of Spanish.