Acting Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for the Office of Southeast Asia and the Pacific
Marta Prado serves as Acting Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for the Office of Southeast Asia and the Pacific. In this role, she is responsible for developing and implementing U.S. trade policy with countries of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, including Australia and New Zealand, as well as U.S. trade policy engagement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) under the ASEAN-United States Trade and Investment Framework Arrangement.
Previously she served as Deputy Assistant USTR for Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Ms. Prado joined USTR in 2013 as Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific where she was responsible for bilateral trade engagements and coordination of regional trade initiatives and negotiations. Prior to joining USTR, she worked in the non-profit sector specializing in trade, environmental policy, and international institutions. Ms. Prado was in private practice with an international trade law firm where she focused on international trade and dispute settlement at the World Trade Organization.
Ms. Prado received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.A. from Georgetown University.