I am a chief of party with over 25 years’ experience in International Trade Development. I have worked in many assignments funded by Agencies including EU, ADB, WB, UNDP, IDB & CIDA. I have experience across Latin America, Caribbean and Africa. Starting out as a coffee trader, I dedicate myself to promoting the export industry RE strategic planning, trade finance, international marketing, risks management analysis, value chain expansion, SME's export and management of TPO's. I am now working on a trade development project in Kosovo for UNDP. This current year, I was also nominated President of the Ivory Coast – Canada Business Council by the Prime Minister of Ivory Coast, M. Kablan Dukan.
Mr. Miville-de Chêne has worked on the international scene since 1984. Starting out as a coffee trader, for the last 15 years he has dedicated himself to promoting the export industry, developing his trade profession and coaching many African trade promotion organizations. In reference to strategic planning, trade finance, international marketing, risk management analysis and management of commercial marketing organizations and exports, Karl Miville-de Chêne is a recognized name in training, consulting and coaching not only in Canada, but in Latin America and Africa as well. Mr. Miville-de Chêne has developed many training programs (public, private, and university-level) on these subjects and has trained many instructors originally from export marketing organizations and teaching institutions. Mr. Miville-de Chêne has published numerous articles and 7 books in French and English related to international trade.