Ms. Tiziana Bonapace is an international trade economist, with over 14 years of experience working on economic and developmental policy issues. Ms. Tiziana Bonapace works at the UN ESCAP, one of the five regional Commissions of the UN. For more than a decade Ms. Bonapace has worked on trade policy issues, in particular on WTO related issues as they apply to policy formulation for Asian developing countries. Ms. Bonapace has been involved in the preparation of studies, research and analytical papers and has conducted numerous training courses and seminars for senior government officials and business leaders. Ms. Bonapace has lived in Italy, Thailand, and South Africa, where she obtained her Masters Degree in Commerce.