Trade Relations Division (Geneva)

Name Position Duty Station Responsibilities
Martin Zbinden Martin Zbinden Deputy Secretary-General Geneva
Michael Alder Michaël Alder Head of Trade Relations Coordination Geneva

Trade Remedies, Competition, Legal Reviews of FTAs, Legal and Institutional Issues, Dispute Settlement; Canada, Columbia, New Zealand, Turkey

Silje Gjerp Solstad Senior Officer Geneva

Trade in Goods, including Fish and Agriculture, SPS / TBT,Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Philipines, Serbia, Sub-Saharan Africa (excl. EAC, SACU), SACU, US (TTIP)

Ögmundur Magnusson Ögmundur Magnússon Officer Geneva

Document Management System, Intellectual Property Rights; Central America, Chile, Gulf Cooperation Council, MERCOSUR,

Svanhvit Reith Svanhvit Reith Officer Geneva

Trade and Sustainable Development, Technical Cooperation, Government Procurement, Albania, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Palestine, Peru, RCEP, RuBeKa

Claudia Brand Officer Geneva

Rules of Origin, COCE, PEM; Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ecuador, Montenegro

Dominik Ledergerber Dominik Ledergerber Officer Geneva

Trade in Services, Investment; Algeria, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Morocco, Thailand


Vegard Emaus Officer Geneva

Trade in Services, Investment; East African Communicty (EAC), Jordan, Korea, Kosovo, Lebanon, Pakistan, Singapore, Vietnam

Ola Andersen Officer Geneva

Trade Facilitation, ASEAN, Macedonia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, TPP, Ukraine.

Pierre-François Righetti Officer Geneva

Trade in Goods, including Fish and Agriculture, Australia, Israel, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Serbia, Tunisia.

Ivelina Gueorguieva Assistant Geneva
Victoria Braathen Trainee Geneva

EEA Introductory Seminar

This introductory seminar is intended to provide professionals, both inside and outside the European Union, with a thorough understanding of the Agreement on the European Economic Area and how it integrates Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway into the EU’s Internal Market.