techUK joins UK-US Trade Dialogue in Aberdeen

On 24-26 April 2022, the second leg of the UK-US Trade Dialogue is taking place in Aberdeen, following the first exchange which was held last month in Baltimore, USA.

Secretary of State Anne-Marie Trevelyan and USTR Ambassador Katherine Tai will discuss how transatlantic trade delivers for local communities, businesses and workers.

techUK is delighted to participate in the dialogue to highlight the importance of digital trade to the transatlantic relationship. Following some great initial discussions in Baltimore, this dialogue will focus on agreed priority areas including digital and innovation, green trade, supporting SMEs and supply chain resilience.

We hope the discussions in Aberdeen will provide a solid foundation for further engagement between the UK and US governments on trade and are looking forward to engaging with both governments in that process.

Should members have any questions about the Dialogues and techUK’s participation, please reach out to [email protected]


Sabina Ciofu

Sabina Ciofu

Associate Director – International, techUK

Sabina Ciofu is Associate Director – International, running the International Policy and Trade Programme at techUK.

Based in Brussels, she leads our EU policy and engagement. She is also our lead on international trade policy, with a focus on digital trade chapter in FTAs, as well as broader engagement with the G7, G20, WTO and OECD.

As a transatlanticist at heart, Sabina is a GMF Marshall Memorial fellow and issue-lead on the EU-US Trade and Technology Council, within DigitalEurope.

Previously, she worked as Policy Advisor to a Member of the European Parliament for almost a decade, where she specialised in tech regulation, international trade and EU-US relations.

Sabina loves building communities and bringing people together. She is the founder of the Gentlewomen’s Club and co-organiser of the Young Professionals in Digital Policy. Previously, as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community, she led several youth civic engagement and gender equality projects.

She sits on the Advisory Board of the University College London European Institute and The Nine, Brussels’ first members-only club designed for women.

Sabina holds an MA in War Studies from King’s College London and a BA in Classics from the University of Cambridge.

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