Dr. Marina Foltea is founder and Managing Director at Trade Pacts, a trade and investment consultancy based in Geneva, Switzerland and a researcher with R-Street Institute, Washington. Marina has obtained her Ph.D. in International Economic Law from the University of Bern, Switzerland. She was awarded the Walther Hug prize for the best legal dissertation in Switzerland and has published extensively in this field. Marina takes continuous keen interest on how international trade law interfaces with other fields of law and policy, in particular health and environment. She is frequent speaker in both academic and business related events. Since September 2016 she is on the Indicative List of WTO Panels, which makes her eligible to solve disputes between Member States at the World Trade Organisation in Geneva.