YTP – Young Trade Professionals
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- YTP Overview
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Brigitte is Counsel, International Affairs at John Deere in Washington DC covering legal and trade policy related issues. Prior to joining Deere, she worked as international in-house counsel in a telecom insurance company, an IT company and law firms in Washington DC as well as in Italy. She is a George Washington University LL.M graduate and is fluent in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.
Amanda works as Senior Advisor, Trade Policy for World Animal Protection. In this role she contributes to the coordination and formulation of World Animal Protection’s international trade policy activities with the U.S. Government, the World Trade Organization (WTO), and other international organizations and governments, and participates in negotiations involving environmental and animal protection under bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements.
Mario R. Palacios is Director of Export and Import Policy for Intel Corporation, and is responsible for legislative, regulatory and administrative developments in areas ranging from export controls to customs and international trade. He supports this remit in numerous forums ranging from the Information Technology Industry Association to TechAmerica to the Semiconductor Industry Association.
Will is a Legislative Assistant for Nucor Corporation in their Federal Government Affairs Division in Washington, DC. In this role, Will has gained experience in public policy analysis, due diligence, strategic communications, legislative coverage, and business strategy. Prior to Nucor, Will studied public policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he concentrated in economics and business policy. Long term, Will strives to deepen his knowledge of the dynamic relationship
J.J. Saulino is an attorney in the Washington, DC office of Crowell & Moring, where he is a member of the firm’s International Dispute Resolution and International Trade practice groups. He advises U.S. and international firms on compliance with U.S. trade regulations and serves as counsel for clients in both commercial and investor-state arbitrations.
As Project Coordinator for Global Trade Policy, Jose is part of the Trade Policy team in Abbott’s Government Affairs that manages critical trade issues. Jose brings 25-years of experience to this position, having served in the Philippine Foreign Service in various capacities prior to joining Abbott in 2012.