Rajesh Aggarwal is Director (Officer in Charge), Division of Market Development at the International Trade Centre (ITC). Mr. Aggarwal, an Indian national joined ITC in 2006 and has held positions of Chief of Trade Facilitation & Policy for Business, Acting Director of the Division for Business and Institutional Development and Chief of Office for Africa. He has actively contributed to building conducive business environment in developing countries by promoting MSME interests in multilateral / regional / bilateral trade negotiations and national policy and regulatory reforms, including implementation of trade facilitation and compliance with international standards and technical regulations. During his professional career, Mr. Aggarwal was India’s negotiator in the WTO covering Agriculture, TRIPS and Trade Remedies. As a member of the Indian Administrative Service, he held several senior positions in Government of India for over 22 years before joining ITC.