Stacey Mills-Smith is an international trade professional with experience working in Australia, Chile and the UK. Prior to joining Saana Consulting in November 2016, Stacey was Trade Policy and Research Manager at the Export Council of Australia. In this role she worked on a broad range of issues across trade promotion, trade policy and trade training.
Working closely with government and industry, Stacey developed trade policy recommendations and undertook research on a range of topics, including best practice in trade promotion. Stacey has also previously worked for the Queensland Government and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She holds a BA/BEcon from the University of Queensland and is currently completing an Msc in Environment and Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Our goal is to bring people together to:
- build professional capabilities in trade
- elevate the profile of trade
- advocate the benefits and opportunities of trade
- facilitate networking
- improve the performance and success of companies in global trade
- boost the efficiency of trade processes.
Featured GTPA Member
Ziyaad Ebrahim, GTP
Ziyaad has close to fifteen years of experience in international trade and development.He joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) after serving 12 years in various positions within the Government of Seychelles, where he comes from.
During his time in the Government of Seychelles, he was directly involved in trade, investment and general economic policy formulation and implementation.He also has experience on WTO accession and was involved in FTA negotiations with the European Union and within the Eastern and Southern African region. He has also worked with international organisations such as the IMF, World Bank and the African Development Bank on Structural Adjustment Programmes, private sector and MSME development initiatives including gender empowerment projects.
In his current role with the WTO, he coordinates the work of the WTO LDC Group in the ongoing trade negotiations.He also monitors and assists LDC participation in specific areas of the negotiations which include Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT), fisheries subsidies, trade facilitation and LDC accession negotiations.
He is fluent in English and has working knowledge of French.
Ziyaad was one of the first people globally to be certified as a Global Trade Professional in the area of Trade Management.