Trade implementation and enforcement research network
Dr. Elitsa Garnizovae is the lead of the UACES Research Network on Trade Implementation and Enforcement Research (TIER). She is the Founder and Director of LSE Consulting’s Trade Policy Hub (TPH). She leads on trade-related policy research, impact and policy evaluations, stakeholder consultations and product development. Elitsa has worked on a range of projects for public and private institutions on barriers to trade and investment and regulatory issues in ESA5, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, India, Mercosur, South Korea and the US. She has written on vulnerabilities of supply chains, US-UK-EU relations, implementation of trade agreements, economic benefits of services trade, digital market access and sustainability issues both for policy and academic audiences. She has recently worked for the Department of International Trade, DG Trade and UK Embassy in Seoul on economic benefits of services trade, digital market access barriers, supply chain vulnerabilities and EU trade instruments. She holds a PhD in International Political Economy from the LSE, an MA in European Studies from KU Leuven, Belgium, and a BSc in International Economics and Management from Bocconi University, Italy. She is also a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and a Visiting Lecturer at New Bulgarian University. She teaches courses in Global Political Economy, European Trade Policy, and European Union Policies.