Loren Hall is a Trade and Logistics Officer working for the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation team at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). Hall’s primary responsibility is to provide technical expertise to the project portfolio of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (“the Alliance”). With its implementation body housed at CIPE, the Alliance is a Public-Private Partnership conceptualized by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to assist emerging and developing economies as they implement the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement. Some examples of projects on which Hall consults include Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programs, risk management systems, and advanced rulings systems and processes. As CIPE’s lead for private sector engagement, Hall is also responsible for the strategic engagement and relationship management of companies and organizations that are partners or affiliates of the Alliance.
Hall is a Licensed Customs Broker (LCB) in the United States and holds a Masters in International Trade and Economic Diplomacy from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS). Prior to joining CIPE, Hall worked as a Strategic Sourcing Manager for Apple and a Global Trade Analyst for Target. With years of practical, corporate experience in international business and trade, Hall brings a unique perspective and set of skills to the team. He has experience in over 35 countries throughout South and Central America, Southeast Asia, China and Europe.