Marie WILKE was International Trade Law Programme Officer at ICTSD. In that capacity she was responsible for the Centre’s projects on legal capacity and WTO dispute settlement. Since joining ICTSD in 2009, she has been invited to lecture numerous training courses on WTO law and dispute settlement, organised by, among others, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Development Law Organisation (IDLO). She has also been a guest lecturer on issues relating to trade law and natural resources management, including at the Universities of Oldenburg, Edinburgh and Cambridge. Prior to joining ICTSD she worked for UNCTAD’s Trade Negotiations and Commercial Diplomacy branch and for the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) Trade Policy Branch.
Ms. Wilke is also a Legal Research Fellow with the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL) where her work focuses primarily on natural resources management and international economic law. In 2012 she was selected as a Future Environmental Leader to attend the Global Environments Summer Academy (GESA). She holds a LL.M. in Public International Law (summa cum laude) from Helsinki University, and a LL.B. in Comparative and European Law from Hanse Law School. Ms. Wilke has published numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles on economic global governance and natural resources management, and is a regular contributor to ICTSD’s periodical publications Bridges Weekly and BioRes Review. She is citizen of Germany.