Alicia Nicholls is an international trade specialist with over a decade of experience of providing
consulting and advisory service to companies, NGOs and organisations in the areas of trade and
development. Alicia is a frequent presenter on contemporary trade matters at academic and
industry conferences and events and is the founder of one of the Caribbean’s leading blogs on trade
matters: www.caribbeantradelaw.com. She also contributes articles to a variety of international and
regional publications including IFC Review, AfronomicsLaw Blog, the Barbados Business Authority,
She is currently the Junior Research Fellow with the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade
Law, Policy & Services of The University of the West Indies and lectures in the Masters in
International Trade Policy programme.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science (First Class Honours), a Master of Science in
International Trade Policy (with distinction) and a Bachelor of Laws (Upper Second Class Honours)
from The University of the West Indies. She also holds the FITT Diploma in International Trade from
the prestigious Ottawa-based Forum for International Trade Training (FITT).
She is an Advisory Board member of the Caribbean-ASEAN Council, a Fellow of the Caribbean Policy
Consortium (CPC), a member of the Network of Experts of the Caribbean Chamber of Commerce in
Europe (CCCE), a member of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and the International
Studies Association (ISA). She is also a proud member of the Lions Club of Bridgetown.