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Secretary of the Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies (W.P.6) and Head of the Regulatory Cooperation Unit, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Recent work has focused on how risk management tools are used in regulatory action, in particular, as the basis for designing regulatory systems and in regulatory approximation, and how standardization can contribute to sustainable development and to resilience to natural and man-made disasters. Research interests include the deep aspects of economic integration, in particular overcoming technical barriers to trade through regulatory cooperation and approximation of technical regulations. Has published extensively, both in peer-reviewed paper and as a contributing author to flagship UN publications. Author of the book Risk Management in Regulatory Frameworks and a paper on “Standards and normative mechanisms for disaster risk reduction.”