Amar works in Frontier’s public policy practice, and leads its work on international trade policy. Prior to joining Frontier Europe, Amar led Frontier Australia’s public policy work.
Amar’s work on trade spans trade policy analysis and modelling, support to dispute settlement and litigation, and trade negotiations. He has worked on these issues for clients in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Clients value Amar’s combination of economic skills with his knowledge of trade rules, which he honed through five years as a staff economist at the World Trade Organisation prior to joining Frontier.
In addition to trade, Amar has extensive experience in the design and evaluation of policy in the following areas: the environment and natural resources, including climate change mitigation and adaptation; energy; and natural resources. Amar has been the lead of author of a number of reports in these areas, and has also provided expert testimony to parliamentary committees of inquiry. He has also advised the United Nations Environment Programme on aspects of its work in Africa.
The Trade Knowledge Exchange was set up to help businesses and officials navigate the new trading landscape which has come about due to the UK’s departure from the EU. Amar writes extensively for TKE and Frontier Economics is TKE’s lead partner. Click to find out more.