Director, Global Trade Compliance and Dangerous Goods
Roberto Soprano is Global Director – Trade Compliance – in the Legal Department of Firmenich and a Guest Professor on International Economic Law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Roberto practiced in law firms, Big4 as well as multinational companies on international trade matters and specialized in sanctions, non-proliferation and WTO law and policies. He acted as consultant to International Organizations and European institutions including the World Bank, the European Parliament, the EUI and UNCTAD. A lawyer by training, he graduated in law from the University of Milan and holds a master in WTO law and policy from the World Trade Institute in Switzerland.