Alice Tipping is the Director of Trade and Sustainable Development at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). She has designed and led highly respected programmes of research and policy dialogues on trade and environment issues, particularly on fisheries subsidies. She has a deep understanding of the intersection of foreign policy, law and environmental protection that’s informed by roles in government and in managing policy-relevant research. Previous roles to IISD include Programme Manager, Environment and Natural Resources for the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Policy Advisor to New Zealand’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, Second Secretary and Legal Adviser to New Zealand’s Permanent Mission to the World Trade Organization (WTO), and Policy Advisor and Legal Advisor at New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Alice Tipping holds a Master of Philosophy in International Relations from Cambridge University (United Kingdom) and a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (Economics) from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand).