Secretary, Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Since April 2008, Lorenza Jachia is the Secretary of the UNECE Working Party on “Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies”. A current area of priority for the Working Party is how risk management tools can be used as the basis for the design of regulatory systems. Lorenza holds a Masters Degree from the Graduate Institute for International Studies (Geneva) and a Bachelors degree from Bocconi University (Milan). She has been working at the United Nations since 1995. A trade economist, she provides training and advisory services to policy-makers and negotiators of free trade area agreements, including on the deep aspects of economic integration, such as the approximation of technical regulations and regulatory cooperation. She is the co-author of a forthcoming publication on “Risk Management in Regulatory Systems”.