Soledad Leal Campos

Independent Consultant

For the past 25 years Soledad’s expertise in international trade and investment has involved various fields of engagement. These include 15 years as a multilateral negotiator for the Mexican Government with postings first, to the OECD and later, the WTO, where she represented her country as Deputy Head of Mission. She has also worked as a consultant with the OECD and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She currently facilitates the IDB Community of Practice on “New Trends in Regional Trade Agreements.” In this capacity, she has designed and hosted 15 webinars organised into four series (trade facilitation; global value chains; foreign direct investment; and recent regional trade agreement negotiations) to foster a deeper understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing the Latin America and Caribbean region. Soledad designs and delivers face-to-face training sessions on trade policy and trade negotiations for Government officials and other senior and mid-career professionals. She is a lecturer on the Executive Master’s Programme on International Negotiation and Policy Making at the Graduate Institute (Geneva). She achieved her Master's in International Economic Law at the University of Paris II, and speaks Spanish, English, French and Italian.

Opinion

13 November 2018
On its seventieth anniversary, the multilateral trading system faces heightened risk and policy uncertainty . In the face of these risks, G20 leaders have a historic responsibility to preserve the gains derived from global economic integration, including increased living standards and productivity...

Bridges news

30 November 2018
A setenta años de su creación, el sistema multilateral de comercio enfrenta serias presiones y una creciente incertidumbre política. Ante esta situación, los líderes del G20 tienen la responsabilidad histórica de preservar los beneficios derivados de la integración económica global, no sólo en...