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Demetrios Papademetriou

Demetrios Papademetriou

Demetrios G. Papademetriou is a Distinguished Transatlantic Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute, which he co-founded and led as its first President until 2014 and where he remains President Emeritus and a member of the Board of Trustees. He served until 2018 as the founding President of MPI Europe, a nonprofit, independent research institute in Brussels that aims to promote...

Andrew Selee

Andrew Selee

Dr. Selee’s research focuses on migration globally, with a special emphasis on immigration policies in Latin America and in the United States. Andrew Selee has been President of the Migration Policy Institute, a nonpartisan institution that seeks to improve immigration and integration policies through fact-based research, opportunities for learning and dialogue, and the development of new ideas to address complex...

Norman T. Schenk

Norm Schenk, UPS vice president – global customs policy & public affairs, is responsible for shaping global customs policy and border strategies to facilitate the smooth flow of shipments across international borders. With more than 34 years of UPS experience, Norm spends the majority of his time working directly with government leaders on reducing trade barriers, enhancing supply chain security,...

Doug Browning

Doug Browning

Douglas M. Browning is Principal of DM Browning & Associates; Former Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. He provides counsel and consulting serves to meet international domestic clients’ needs to move their goods and services across international borders in an efficient, seamless and compliant manner to meet the demands of global trade. Between 2004 – 2018 Mr. Browning has...

Dana L. Lorenze

Dana L. Lorenze

Dana Lorenze is responsible for the policy, structure, and strategy of Expeditors Global Customs product. She has extensive experience in international trade, compliance, and operations, and currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Global Customs at Expeditors Headquarters in Seattle, WA. Dana joined Expeditors in January 1995 in the Los Angeles office. She has held numerous positions including District...

Dr. Katy Hayward

Dr. Katy Hayward

Dr. Katy Hayward is Reader in Sociology, a Fellow of the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice and a member of the Centre for International Borders Research at Queen’s University Belfast. She has twenty years’ research experience on the impact of the EU on the Irish border and peace process, including as part of the...

Shanker Singham

Shanker Singham

Shanker Singham is a UK and US citizen and one of the world’s leading trade and competition lawyers, a recognized author and advisor to governments and companies. He has authored the leading academic textbook on the subject of trade, competition, and regulatory frameworks, as well as lectured, written and spoken extensively, including over one hundred articles and book chapters. He...

Ernani Checcucci

Ernani Checcucci

Ernani Checcucci is an engineer with over 24 years of solid experience on customs and border management, capacity building and development… both at national and global levels and has recently joined the World Bank Group to provide support and advisory services to the implementation of trade facilitation, customs, and border management reforms. From 2016 to January 2019 Ernani served as...

Ronaldo Medina

Ronaldo Medina

Ronaldo Lázaro Medina has been working for the Federal Revenue of Brazil (RFB), the federal tax administration and customs in Brazil, since 1994. At RFB, he counts more than 20 years in the customs area, including having held the position of Coordinator-General of Customs Administration from 2002 to 2007. In this period, the Brazilian Customs adopted a risk analysis management...

Dr. Lars Karlsson

Dr. Lars Karlsson

Lars Karlsson is President and CEO of KGH Border Services, Managing Director Global Consulting and Vice President of the KGH Group. KGH is an international border consultancy company with 750 experts in 40 offices in 12 countries. KGH has Government clients in more than 50 countries and more than 14.000 private sector clients. Lars Karlsson is also one of the...