Working together to support build International Trade Capabilities, Networks and Recognition

The Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA) is a global trade organisation dedicated to the development of international standards to harmonise and facilitate inclusive and trusted trade.

GTPA offers a series of solutions to assist individual trade experts build their knowledge and ability to conduct international trade, access up-skilling solutions, be internationally recognised as capable and trusted traders, and join global business support networks.


Global Trade Professional (GTP) Programme:

  • Developed under ISO/IEC 17024 for the certification of competence in various global trade disciplines: trade management, trade regulation and compliance, trade and supply chain finance and trade policy
  • Certification of individual trade experts under the GTPA is available at the Practitioner, Manager and Executive levels


Individual Professional Development:

  • Adaptive Leadership in a Globalised World executive education programme
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme
  • Seven Summits Trade Challenge (SSTC)
  • Global networks and mentoring

International Recognition and Networks:

  • Certification as a Global Trade Professional under ISO/IEC 17024


  • ISO/IEC 17024 certification for global trade professionals
  • ISO/IEC 17065 certification for global consulting services

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