Jan Atteslander Jan Atteslander





To promote cross-border trade and investment by business and an open global economy to foster job creation, sustainable development, and improve living standards.


Priority Projects

  • Shape and accelerate negotiations on the reform of the World Trade Organization system.
  • Make the business case for governments to adopt a permanent prohibition on the application of customs duties to data transfers at the WTO’s next Ministerial Conference.[1]
  • Deliver business insights to shape a high-standard outcome to the WTO e-commerce negotiations.
  • Lead global debate on potential trade policy reforms to accelerate and scale the deployment of circular economy approaches.
  • Lead global debate on potential trade policy reforms to meet global sustainability goals, including in the area of circular economy.[2]
  • Champion open and transparent cross-border investment – backed by good regulatory practices.


[1] In conjunction with the ICC Global Customs and Trade Facilitation and Taxation Commissions

[2] In conjunction with the ICC Global Customs & Trade Facilitation and Environment & Energy Commissions


Swiss Delegates

  • Jan Atteslander, Coordinator, economiesuisse
  • Marino Baldi, Prager Dreifuss
  • Denis Fichot, JT International SA
  • Andres V. Guggiana, Philip Morris International
  • Denise Laufer, SwissHoldings
  • Stephan Mumenthaler, scienceindustries
  • Alexandros Papadakis, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company
  • Ghislaine Weder, Nestlé SA
  • Gabriela Wurcel, FMC Corporation


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