Head of Trade and Gender at the World Trade Organization
Ms. Anoush der Boghossian leads the work on trade and gender in the World Trade Organization (WTO). She was appointed the WTO’s first focal point on trade and gender by Director-General Roberto Azevêdo in 2017. Anoush is a senior member of the WTO’s Development Division.
Prior to joining the Development Division in 2016, Ms. der Boghossian worked as the French Language Spokesperson of the WTO and she was appointed as the press officer to the former Director-General Pascal Lamy. She was also leading media operations in Africa for the former Deputy Director-General Valentine Rugwabiza. Between 2013 and 2016, she served the WTO as the Organization’s NGO Liaison Officer and Social Media Manager. Anoush managed the Public Forum, WTO’s flagship outreach annual event for four years.
Anoush began her career at the WTO in 2006 after acquiring 10 years of professional experience in the private sector, in Brussels, working on EU policies, as a public relations specialist.
Among her educational achievements, Anoush holds a Masters in European and International Law and a Masters in communications.
Among her personal achievements, Anoush is a Member of the Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, Château du Clos de Vougeot. She is also an experienced diver.