B.Sc., M.Sc., LL.B.
Alicia Nicholls, B.Sc., M.Sc., LL.B. is an international trade and development consultant. She has provided consulting and research services for a variety of private businesses, individuals and private sector entities. Alicia presents regularly at both regional and international academic and industry-related conferences and webinars on topics such as global financial regulation and small States, investment law and policy, international business and contemporary Caribbean trade policy issues.
Alicia is the author of the Caribbean’s leading trade policy and development blog, Caribbean Trade Law & Development. She is a frequent contributor to the Barbados Business Authority and to IFC Review, the world’s leading publication on international financial centres. She has also written articles for a number of other regional and international publications.
She is currently the Junior Research Fellow of the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados where she is also a lecturer in the Centre’s Masters in International Trade Policy (MITP) programme.
Alicia holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with First Class Honours, a Master of Science in International Trade Policy with Distinction and the Bachelor of Laws (Upper Second Class Honours) of The University of the West Indies. She also holds the FITT Diploma in International Trade from the Ontario, Canada-based Forum for International Trade Training (FITT).
She is a member of the FITT, the Academy of International Business, the Caribbean Studies Association and the International Studies Association. She is also a proud member and Board director of the Lions Club of Bridgetown, and part of the network of experts of the Caribbean Chamber of Commerce in Europe (CCEE).