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Alicia Nicholls, B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc. (Dist.), LL.B.(Hons)
Alicia Nicholls, B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. (Dist), LL.B. (Hons) is a multilingual, multidisciplined and legally-trained international trade specialist whose research interests include foreign investment law and policy, financing for sustainable development, investment migration programmes, as well as global financial regulatory issues.
Alicia is a frequent presenter on contemporary trade matters at academic and industry conferences and events and since 2011, is the founder of one of the Caribbean’s leading blogs on trade matters: www.caribbeantradelaw.com. She also contributes articles to a variety of international and regional publications including IFC Review, AfronomicsLaw Blog, the Barbados Business Authority, among others.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science (First Class Honours), a Master of Science in International Trade Policy (with distinction) and a Bachelor of Laws (Upper Second Class Honours) from The University of the West Indies. She also holds the FITT Diploma in International Trade from the prestigious Ottawa-based Forum for International Trade Training (FITT).
She is an Advisory Board member of the Caribbean-ASEAN Council, a member of the Network of Experts of the Caribbean Chamber of Commerce in Europe (CCCE), a member of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and the International Studies Association (ISA).
Alicia is proficient in French, Spanish, Portuguese and has knowledge of German and Italian.
In her spare time (what little there is these days!) Alicia enjoys reading, cooking, learning foreign languages, volunteering, travelling and exploring new cultures, and spending time with her loved ones (including her pets).
Alicia’s current research interests include:
- Economic Citizenship & Residence Programmes
- Global financial regulation
- Investment Law & Policy
- International Business