Beatrice Chaytor

Beatrice Chaytor is an international trade lawyer specialising in advising and supporting African governments in their engagement with regional and international trade policy processes. She is currently Senior Expert – Trade in Services in the Department of Trade and Industry at the African Union Commission. Prior to her position in the AUC, Ms. Chaytor ran her own corporate law firm, Chariot Eight in Freetown, Sierra Leone, providing legal services to local, regional and international clients. Ms. Chaytor has previously served as Director of Policy in the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Sierra Leone, and as Programme Director for the Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development in London.