Deborah Elms is the Executive Director of the Asian Trade Centre (ATC) in Singapore. She is also President of the Advisory Board of the Asia Business Trade Association (ABTA) and the Board Director of the Asian Trade Centre Foundation (ATCF). Dr. Elms sits on the International Technical Advisory Committee of the Global Trade Professionals Alliance and is Chair of the Working Group on Trade Policy and Law. She is on the board of the Trade and Investment Negotiation Adviser (TINA) at the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific (UNESCAP). She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Trade and Investment Council for 2018-2020.