UK Trade Policy Observatory
Minako MORITA-JAEGER is an international trade policy consultant (2010-) and Associate Fellow of the UK Trade Policy Observatory, University of Sussex (2018-), working for national governments and international organisations. Prior to her research consultancy work, she served as trade analyst at the Keidanren Japan, trade negotiator at the Japanese Delegation to the WTO in Geneva, and economic affairs officer at the UNCTAD, Geneva for 15 years. Her areas of expertise include: Free Trade Agreements; WTO; services trade; trade and development; non-tariff barriers; trade policy in Asia; Asia-EU trade relations; and BREXIT.
She holds a Ph.D in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics, an MA in European Economic Studies from the College of Europe in Belgium, an MA in International Law and Economics from the World Trade Institute in Switzerland, and a BA in economics from Keio University in Japan.