Anne-Katrin PFISTER is Programme Officer for the Competitiveness and Development Programme at ICTSD. She is responsible for the development and implementation of research and capacity building projects related to her field of work - LDC negotiations in the WTO and UN context, Aid for Trade, and trade in services. From 2011 to 2013 she was managing ICTSD’s E15initiative. Before joining she worked at the European Parliament in Brussels, the German Embassy Pretoria, South Africa, and competed in professional sailing for the Olympics (2008). Ms. Pfister earned a Master of Science in International Public Policy at University College London, UCL. She joined ICTSD in September 2010.