GTPA welcomes international policy expert Marc L Busch as the new Chair of the International Affairs and Trade Policy working committee
GTPA is delighted to welcome Marc L Busch as the new Chair of the International Affairs and Trade Policy working committee. Marc will also be involved in providing oversight into the Trade Regulation and Compliance and Trade Law ISO/IEC 17024 competency developments.
Marc L Busch (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the Karl F. Landegger Professor of International Business Diplomacy at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Professor of Government and Professor of Business Administration at Georgetown University. He is an expert on international trade policy and law.
He serves as a member of the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Standards and Technical Trade Barriers (ITAC-16), a public-private group reporting to
the U.S. Department of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative.
He has addressed a wide variety of governments and international institutions, including the Advisory Centre on WTO Law, the Swedish International Development
Cooperation Agency, the World Bank and the United Nations. He has testified before the US Congress on Airbus-Boeing litigation, and before the Canadian
Senate on softwood lumber litigation.
"I'm delighted to have a hand in this important initiative, and look forward to working with Lisa McAuley and the Global Trade Professionals Alliance."
– Marc L Busch
The committee will provide advice to the ITAC on the development of competency standards, quality control, ongoing professional development and the global
issues for the development of the ISO/IEC 17024 standard for International Affairs and Trade Policy.