Chief Economist, International Trade Centre
Marion is the Chief Economist of ITC and in this position responsible for the recently published ITC flagship publication “SME Competitiveness Outlook 2015”. Previous to joining ITC, Marion was a counsellor in the Economic Research and Statistics Division of the World Trade Organization, an organization she joined in 1999 after a short spell in the private sector. From 2009 to 2012 she was the Head of Trade and Employment Programme at the ILO.
She has published widely on subjects related to international trade and global governance is currently editing a volume on the “Economics of Trade Disputes and Investor-State Disputes” together with Joost Pauwelyn from the Graduate institute in Geneva.
Marion holds a PhD in economics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) and is a lecturer at the University of Geneva and the World Trade Institute. She is an associate editor of International Economics and chairs the supervisory committee of PRONTO, a pan-European research network on NTMs.