Dominique Njinkeu is a Lead Trade Facilitation Expert and the Program Coordinator of the Trade Facilitation Facility (TFF) at the International Trade Department of the World Bank. Previously he was the Executive Director of the International Lawyers and Economist Against Poverty (ILEAP) in Toronto. Dominique is an active member of the trade and development community; he is particularly involved with the Trade Policy Centre for Africa (TRAPCA) and the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). Dominique's work draws over 20 years of research and advice to African governments and regional economic communities on trade and regional integration. He has researched and published on African economic policy issues such as trade and regional integration, and international trade negotiations. Dominique holds an MSc in Agribusiness Economics, an MSc in Statistics and Economics, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.