Ms. Chilala is an Economist with Trade Law and has more than 33 years working experience specialising in trade policy, trade facilitation, trade negotiations, international cooperation, regional integration, and export development and promotion.
At the WTO, Ms. Chilala is Director for the Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation (ITTC). She is responsible for ensuring effective coordination of WTO-related technical assistance and training. The WTO’s Trade-Related Technical Assistance (TRTA) is geared towards sustainable trade capacity building in beneficiary countries. She ensures that appropriate resources are available to facilitate the effective implementation of the Technical Assistance activities.