Keith Nurse is the Board Chair of Caribbean Tales Worldwide Distribution. He is Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services, University of the West Indies, Barbados. Dr. Nurse has worked as a consultant to governments, NGOs and international, regional and national agencies such as the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, the Film Company of Trinidad & Tobago, UNIDO, UNECLAC, South Centre, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the European Union PROINVEST, the Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery, the Medical Research Council UK, the Carnegie Council for International Affairs and Ethics, the Canadian Foundation for the Americas, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Organization of American States, CARICOM, CARIFORUM, UNESCO, the Caribbean Export Development Agency. He is on the advisory board of the WTO Chair's program. He is on the steering group for the OECD Knowledge Network and Market Research Project as well as the Annual Conference for Development and Change, Carnegie Council for International Affairs and Ethics. He is on the scientific committee for the Diploma for Advanced Studies in Trade Negotiations and Governance, University of Geneva, and the Heritage 2010 International Conference. He is also a director at Media 21 Ltd., Contemporary Caribbean Arts Ltd. (CCA 7) Dr. Nurse is one of six experts commissioned by UNESCO in 2008 to prepare papers addressing the challenge of making operational Article 16 of the UNESCO Convention for the Protection and Promotion of Cultural Diversity, which undertakes state parties to accord preferential treatment to artists and creators and cultural goods and services coming from developing countries.