Making policies work

Isabelle Ramdoo (Alumna)

  • Trade negotiations (WTO and EPAs)
  • Trade policy
  • Trade facilitation
  • Services, investment and labour mobility
  • Regional integration
  • Aid for Trade

Biography

Isabelle Ramdoo is a Mauritian national and was the Deputy Head of the Economic Transformation and Trade Programme from November 2009 to June 2016. Before joining ECDPM, she was a Trade Policy Analyst in the International Trade Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Cooperation in Mauritius. She was extensively involved in the EPA Negotiations, as part of the Mauritian technical negotiating team, in particular in Trade in Goods, and more recently in investment and trade in services, in the Eastern and Southern Africa region. She was also closely involved in the regional integration process, in particular in negotiations on COMESA Services. Prior to that, she was also an economist at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development in Mauritius. She was also an intern at the WTO, in the Institute of Training and Technical Cooperation, where she developed guidelines for conducting needs assessments for technical assistance and training. Isabelle holds a “Maitrise Adminstration Economique et Sociale, Mention Commerce et Affaires Internationales” from the University of Montpellier III, France.

External publications and contributions

    Do international trade rules prevent local content policies?

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 22-12-2016

    Sustainability and human rights in EPAs

    Publications | Published on 16-11-2016

    Sustainability and human rights in EPAs

    Publications | Published on 16-11-2016

    Sustainability and human rights in EPAs

    Publications | Published on 16-11-2016

    Sustainability and human rights in EPAs

    Publications | Published on 16-11-2016

    US – Africa Leaders Summit: Are we up for a New Deal?

    Talking Points Blog | Published on 01-08-2014

    Do international trade rules prevent local content policies?

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 22-12-2016

    Sustainable value chains

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 30-11-2015

    Extractives and global value chains: Where does Africa stand?

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 24-11-2015

    EPA Update December 2014/January 2015

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 04-12-2014

    Fiche technique : Questions-réponses sur les APE

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 01-12-2014

    Les APE : Bilan et perspectives

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 01-12-2014

    Accords de partenariat économique : Bilan et perspectives

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 01-12-2014

    Isabelle Ramdoo

    Deputy Head of Programme Economic Transformation and Trade

    Nationality

    Mauritian

    Languages

    English, French, Dutch

    Contact

    • +31 (0)43 350 29 23
    • [email protected]

    Location

    Maastricht office

    Onze Lieve Vrouweplein 21

    6211 HE Maastricht