Crawford Falconer is currently Sir Graeme Harrison Professorial Chair in Global Value Chains and Trade at Lincoln University, New Zealand. After leaving the New Zealand Government in 2012, he led an OECD project on Services Trade (The Services Trade Restrictiveness Index-STRI) and Trade in Value Added (TIVA). From 2009-12 , as Deputy Secretary of New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, he was New Zealand's senior official for International Trade and Economic Affairs. Prior to that he was New Zealand Ambassador to the WTO in Geneva from 2005-2008. During that time he Chaired the Doha Round Agriculture negotiating Group and the Doha Cotton negotiations in a personal capacity. Over the previous 20 years he held positions in Wellington and Geneva for the New Zealand Government, as well as working independently at the OECD and the New Zealand Institute for Policy Studies. He is also a past Chair of the OECD Trade Committee, the WTO Subsidies Committee and, In a personal capacity, he has been a judge on over 15 WTO international trade disputes.