Beatrice Chaytor

International Trade Lawyer

Beatrice Chaytor is an international trade lawyer, specialising in providing advice and support to developing country governments in their engagement with regional and international trade policy processes. She provides capacity building support on a number of areas including trade negotiations, natural resource management and investment through consultancies with international organisations such as the IFC, DFID, EU and the FAO. From 2004 to 2008, Beatrice Chaytor was a Senior Trade Policy Advisor in the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Sierra Leone, on assignment by the Commonwealth Secretariat.
Prior to her assignment in Sierra Leone, Beatrice Chaytor worked for nine years as Senior Lawyer, and then Programme Director, at the Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development (FIELD) in London, building capacity among developing country negotiators at the World Trade Organisation.
Ms Chaytor provides independent research and analysis on a range of economic policy issues affecting Africa, including trade, investment and environment. She also has private sector interests in horticulture, packaging, design and well-being.

Bridges news

1 February 2010
Les accords commerciaux bilatéraux et régionaux (ACR) [1] se sont multipliés au cours des dix dernières années, et alors même qu'ils établissent les bases des relations commerciales entre les parties, ils incluent de plus en plus de dispositions relatives à l'environnement. Cette tendance, qui s'...
27 January 2010
Bilateral and regional trade agreements (RTAs) [1] have proliferated over the past decade, and even as they set out the basis for their respective parties' trade relations, their provisions have increasingly included environmental provisions. This trend has grown rapidly and stems from the...
15 June 2009
Bilateral and regional trade agreements (RTAs) [1] have proliferated over the past decade, and even as they set out the basis for their respective parties' trade relations, their provisions have increasingly included environmental provisions. This trend has grown rapidly and stems from the...