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Arancha González

International Trade Centre
Executive Director
Arancha González has served as Executive Director of ITC, the joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, since September 2013. Before joining ITC, Ms. González was Chief of Staff to World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy from 2005 to 2013. During her tenure at the WTO, she played an active role in launching the Aid for Trade initiative. Prior to working at the WTO, Ms. González held several positions at the European Commission, and between 2002 and 2004, was the European Commission spokeswoman for trade and adviser to the European Union Trade Commissioner. Ms. González co-chairs the World Economic Forum Agenda Council on the Future of Trade and Investment.