Global Future Council on the Future of Trade and Investment

Council mission and objectives

Trade and cross-border investment are crucial drivers of economic growth and development, yet, support for international economic cooperation falters, and existing rules and institutions are strained. How can trade governance be reimagined and redefined to create sustainable, resilient and equitable companies, economies and societies?

Council Manager
Aditi Sara Verghese, Policy Lead, International Trade and Investment, Trade and Economic Interdependence, World Economic Forum

Sean Doherty, Head, International Trade and Investment, Member of the Executive Committee, International Trade and Investment, Centre for Regional and Global Cooperation, World Economic Forum

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