Biography

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Amy Holman
Director of the Office of Multilateral Trade Affairs
Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
Term of Appointment: 08/08/2016 to present

Amy Holman serves as the Director of the Office of Multilateral Trade Affairs, which leads the State Department's trade policy activities in multilateral institutions, including the World Trade Organization (WTO), World Customs Organization (WCO) and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). It also provides technical expertise in regional and bilateral trade negotiations including labor, environment, services, government procurement, customs, trade remedies, textiles, standards, regulatory cooperation, and trade capacity building.

Her previous State Department assignments include Economic Counselor, Kabul; Director, Economic Policy Staff, Bureau of African Affairs; Deputy Director, Office of Bilateral Trade Affairs and Counselor for Economic and Commercial Affairs, Islamabad. Amy has also served in Brussels, Lima, Lagos, and Caracas.

She holds a Master’s Degree from the School of International Affairs at Columbia University, a B.A. from the University of Michigan, and a B.A. from L’Institut d’Etudes Politiques at the Université de Strasbourg, France. Her hobbies include classical piano, Zumba, tennis, reading and cooking.