George Riddell is Trade and Economic Attaché to the WTO and UN for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Previously he interned for the Environment and Natural Resources team at ICTSD. Mr Riddell earned a M.A. in International Relations (East Asia) and a B.A. from Durham University. He worked as Assistant Instructor/Instructor for Durham City Scuba Ltd., Durham, UK, as Welcome Service Team Leader for Durham University International Office, as Antique restorer and specialist framer for Seize in Geneva, and as Sales Assistant for the Ecolint Bookstore in Geneva. He was awarded the Silver International Award. He is fluent in English and French He is citizen of Australia.