Isabelle Ramdoo is a senior associate and development economist with IGF and IISD’s Economic Law and Policy Program. Her role is to provide strategic support to member countries to optimize socio-economic benefits from the mining sector, including on local content-related issues.
Isabelle has over 15 years of experience in trade negotiations and industrial policy. Prior to joining IISD/ IGF, she was a senior advisor to the African Minerals Development Centre/ United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and a deputy head of programme, Economic Transformation, at the Dutch think-tank European Centre for Development Policy Management in Maastricht. She also served the Government of Mauritius as an economist and a trade negotiator.
Isabelle is based in Paris, and is fluent in English and French.