Making policies work

Dan Lui

  • African Union
  • Regional Economic Communities
  • Evaluation and Monitoring of EPA trade agreements


Dan Lui, a UK national, is a Programme Associate at the European Centre for Development Policy Management, Maastricht and Brussels. Dan holds a Bachelor degree in Economics and Politics from the University of Bristol and a Masters degree in Economics from SOAS, University of London. Prior to joining ECDPM he spent four years working in the Pacific Islands, firstly at the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Vanuatu on domestic trade and economic reform issues, and on preparing positions and assess the implications of trade policy reforms envisaged under various bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations, before moving to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji Islands where he was closely involved in coordinating regional positions for the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) for fourteen Pacific ACP countries. Since joining ECDPM in 2008 Dan has worked closely with the African Union, UNECA, regional economic communities and national governments in the ACP and beyond on a range of issues, including evaluating and monitoring the effects of EPA trade agreements, the Aid for Trade (AfT) initiative, financing development and economic governance.

External publications and contributions

    Dan Lui

    Programme Associate






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