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Deputy Chief of Mission to the World Trade Organization
Christopher Wilson serves as Deputy Chief of Mission at USTR’s Geneva, Switzerland office, the U.S. Mission to the World Trade Organization (WTO). In this position, which he has held since March 2014, Mr. Wilson assists the U.S. Ambassador to the WTO in all aspects of U.S. engagement with the WTO, and manages the day-to-day operations of USTR’s Geneva office.
Mr. Wilson joined USTR in 2000. Following an initial assignment in the agency’s Latin America office, he spent four years representing USTR at the U.S. Mission to the European Union in Brussels. Returning to Washington in 2006, he served as Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation, where he focused on the WTO’s Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. Mr. Wilson has also served as Assistant U.S. Trade Representative (AUSTR) for Europe and the Middle East, and subsequently as AUSTR for WTO and Multilateral Affairs.
Mr. Wilson served as a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State, with assignments in Africa and Southeast Asia. His career also includes several years as a consultant on trade policy and international business issues.
Mr. Wilson is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.