I'm Dr. Paloma Bernal Turnes. My GOAL is to make a difference in the field of international trade in teaching, research, and policy design. I am a consultant in international trade with specialization in statistics: multiple regression, structural equation modeling, latent class analysis, multi-mediation modeling, and multilevel modeling.
SPECIALIZATION: professional with more than 6 years of international experience (Argentina, Ireland, Hungary, France, USA, and Spain) in project development and project management of cooperative, engineering, international trade and research projects.
LANGUAGES: English, French and Spanish.
COMPETENCES: professionalism, planning and organizing skills, performance management, outstanding analytical skills, extremely collaborative and self-motivated, and excellent team player.
I hold a PhD. in Business Management (University of Rome, University of Nice, and Rey Juan Carlos University) and I am currently researching on transparency, trade facilitation and Public and Private Partnerships (PPPs) at Georgetown University. I am also leading the project "PPP in Trade Facilitation" and I am the Domain Coordinator of Trade Facilitation and eBusiness at the United Nations.
Previously, I was a Project Manager at INYPSA, focusing on international cooperation and engineering PPP projects financed by The World Bank and The European Commission. I am actively engaged in project leadership and research in cooperation projects in Latin America. I served as an International Trade Advisor at the Spanish Embassy in Hungary, and worked for Dell (Ireland), IBM (Spain), Caja Madrid (Spain) and Molino (Argentina).
Washington, District of Columbia, United States