Alexandra Mochalova

Senior Expert

Senior Expert

amochalova@wto.ru

57, bld. 1, Trifonovskaya St., Moscow

Before joining our team, Alexandra was working in the Department for trade negotiations, Ministry of economic development of Russia. While working at the Ministry, she specialized on the WTO reform issues, actively participated in developing and promoting respective Russia’s position on a wide range of key WTO reform aspects in different international fora, including G-20, BRICS and APEC.

Additionally, Alexandra participated in several negotiating tracks at the WTO itself, including the negotiations on the promotion of transparency at the WTO and the integration of micro-, small and medium enterprises into the multilateral trading system. She also coordinated Russia’s participation in the Working party on the accession of the Republic of Belarus to the WTO, as well as the provision of respective technical and expert support to the Belarusian side in the course of their accession to the organization.

Furthermore, Alexandra specialized on the organization and management of large-scale international events, including the first trade policy review of Russia in the WTO, participation of the Russian delegation in the XI WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires, etc.

In 2017 and 2019 was awarded letters of gratitude from the Minister of economic development of Russia.

She also participated as a speaker in various international trade-related forums, including Geneva Trade Week (2020) and the WTO Public Forum (2019).

Education:

Master of Arts in International Relations with Distinction, University of Exeter (UK, 2014)

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Economics and Politics with proficiency in French - Class I, University of Exeter (UK, 2013)

WTO certificates:

- Advanced trade policy course (Switzerland, 2019)

- Trade Finance and the WTO (online course, 2017)

- Trade in services in the WTO (online course, 2017)

- Market access for goods and NAMA Negotiations (online course, 2017)

- Advanced course on trade policy analysis (Switzerland, 2016)

- Multilateral trade agreements (online course, 2015)

Languages:

Russian, English, French.