Mina Mashayekhi is the Head of Trade Negotiations and Commercial Diplomacy Branch(TNCDB) of UNCTAD’s Division on International Trade in Goods, Services, and Commodities. She holds an LL.B. from University of Cambridge and an LL.M., from University of London, London School of Economics. She has pursued doctoral studies at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva. Her professional experience encompasses trade policy-oriented analytical work on a variety of issues including WTO and regional integration, services trade and development as well as intellectual property issues. She has published articles on trade issues in various journals and UN publications.