Beatrice Chaytor

Beatrice Chaytor is an international trade lawyer, a specialist in trade and investment, providing advice and support to African governments in their engagement with regional and international trade policy processes. She is currently Senior Expert – Trade in Services in the Department of Trade and Industry at the African Union Commission, based in Addis Ababa, and works on the negotiations for the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Prior to her position in the AUC, Ms Chaytor ran her own law firm, Chariot Eight in Sierra Leone, providing legal services to international clients on corporate law matters.