November 23, 2022
27th Academic Forum Guest Lecture
Title: Purpose in International Economics Law – Searching Beyond the Text
Date: November 26, 2022
Time: 5pm Nairobi, 4pm Johannesburg, 3pm Lagos, 2pm London, 11am Halifax, 10am DC, 9am Chicago
Guest Speaker: Stacey Susa-Pinto, Chief Executive Officer, Namibia Trade Forum
Bio: Stacey Susa-Pinto is a best-selling author and sought-after International Trade professional. She has spent over 8 years working in various trade related capacities with a major focus on inter-governmental economic diplomacy, trade programming as well as market access and trade facilitation issues. Having transitioned from private to public sector, Ms Pinto has helped shift perceptions regarding the effectiveness of the public sector as she currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Trade Forum – an agency of the Namibian Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade. Prior to the Namibia Trade Forum and GS1 Namibia, she worked for the United Kingdom Government in Namibia as Global Trade Programme Advisor and was responsible for managing Namibia and eSwatini’s trade programming to ensure that these countries could continue trading with the United Kingdom after Brexit.