SERVICES
International Trade Consulting

trade remedies

Market access
and customs

brexit and uk/eu fta

  • Consulting services in anti-dumping and subsidy investigations, including dumping calculations and injury/causality studies.

  • Preparation and presentation of expert evidence

  • Tailor-made training.

  • Having worked on anti-dumping matters for exporters, domestic industry seeking protection, importers and a number of governments (including the European Commission), experienced on all sides of the debate.

  • Assessing WTO consistency of trade barriers

  • Preparation of arguments and evidence for WTO dispute settlement proceedings.

  • Advice and strategies for multilateral and bilateral trade negotiations.

  • Analysis of customs questions such as origin, customs classification and preferential trade agreements.

  • Brexit policy and legislation.

  • Issue identification, impact assessments and strategies.

  • Expert analysis of critical issues

  • Preparation of positions papers for discussion with government and other interested parties.

  • Preparation of training programmes for UK industry.

PROBLEMS I CAN HELP WITH

  • My industry is being affected by unfairly priced imports

  • I would like a summary of complicated legislation and regulations

  • I’m confused by Brexit

  • I am facing trade barriers

  • I need trade and industry data analysed

  • I need expert trade policy evidence prepared

  • I am feeling creatively blocked

  • I am unhappy in my business

  • I don't know how to access the superpowers that come with engaging left and right brain at the same time

WHAT I DO

  • I am a high level trade policy technical expert with a forensic attention to technical detail.

  • Background in government and economics providing high level policy advice on all aspects of trade policy and law.

  • I have always been left brain dominant.  My career has been based on my nerdiness and passion for technical detail.  

  • 10 years ago I went to art school and obtained an MA in fine art. This result in a crazy setting free of the left side of my brain.

  • Through following a powerful wellbeing programme, I am able to access both left and right brain skills which gives me superpowers that allows me to expand my services.

  • I now offer business and creative coaching and mentoring.

WHY DO I DO THIS?

  • I love what I do!

  • Service to others, community and the universe.

  • I am a technical nerd, spiritual, creative that wants to use my skills and expertise to help people solve difficult problems.

  • I'm passionate and obsessive about the detail of legislative and regulatory problems.

  • To carry a message of creative healing and inspiration.  Particularly to provide hope for those who are suffering in business or the workplace.

  • To spread the word that it is possible to love what you do in any situation.

RESEARCH

Analysis of complicated legislation and regulations.  Preparation of summaries written in plain language for the non-expert.

data analysis

Industry and injury studies

Analysis of trade data

Market analysis

negotiations

Expert analysis of negotiating texts for trade agreements or WTO dispute settlement.  Preparation of detailed negotiating positions and strategies.

regulations

Unique and detailed analysis of regulations or laws.  Assistance in monitoring and drafting of new legislation.

EVIDENCE

Preparation of expert evidence, reports and submissions

training

Specialised training on trade remedies and all aspects of trade policy and WTO agreements.  Also training on Brexit issues.

ADVICE

Forty years experience of helping many industries.  Advice and coaching to start-ups or professionals needing practical help or creative inspiration.

WELLBEING

Mental health and creativity mentoring.  Wellbeing programmes for business professionals.