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Matthew Wilson

Chief of Special Projects, International Trade Centre (ITC) (Geneva)

Matthew Wilson is the Chief of Special Projects at the International Trade Centre with a focus on partnerships. He has held various roles including Chief of Staff at the ITC, Senior Adviser to the WTO Director General, Deputy Aid for Trade Coordinator at the WTO, and Trade and Human Rights negotiator for the Government of Barbados. He was the first ‘Friend of the Chair’ for the special and differential treatment negotiations of the Trade Facilitation Agreement and chaired a number of WTO processes and committees. 

He holds degrees in Psychology, International Relations and Development Studies and is a Chevening Scholar. 

He is an innovation, diversity and inclusion champion at the ITC and a member of the United Nations in Geneva Working Group on Addressing Racism in the UN.