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Sabrina Shaw

Associate; Writer/Editor Earth Negotiations Bulletin

Dr. Sabrina Shaw is a specialist in the area of trade and sustainable development. She currently is Associate and writer for the IISD Earth Negotiations Bulletin. From 2006 to 2007, she was Research Coordinator for the IISD Rapid Trade and Environment Assessment project in the Mekong region, preparing national reports for Thailand and Lao PDR. She taught a graduate course in environmental policy and politics at Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) and lectured at the Universidade de Brasília (Brazil).

Prior to joining IISD in 2003, Sabrina was an active member of the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in the area of trade and environment, having joined the GATT Secretariat at the outset of work in this area in 1992. As Secretary to the WTO Committee on Trade and Environment at its inception, she has worked to build a better understanding of the complex issues involved in this debate, which touch on virtually all aspects of the WTO Agreements. She also organized the first NGO Symposium in 1994 and served as Secretary to the WTO dispute settlement panels on Brazil Aircraft Article 22.6 (2000) and US Shrimp-Turtle Article 21.5 (2001).

While researching her dissertation on agroenergy in the Mekong region, Sabrina lived in Bangkok (2006-2009). She is currently living in Buenos Aires, where she is lecturing and writing. 

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