Anthony Amunátegui Abad is an international trade lawyer and technical advisor on international trade policy and regulation, competition law and policy, and economic integration. As the Chairman for the Philippines of the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC) Commission on Competition, Anthony is at the forefront of the country’s economic development by advocating and ensuring the practice of competition. He has worked on national and international projects with agencies such as the EU, ASEAN, USAID, ADB, IFC and APEC.
Anthony currently sits on the Dispute Settlement Panel of the World Trade Organization and serves as an independent policy adviser to both houses of Congress on competition law and economic reform. He has been a staunch advocate of competition policy and law and was instrumental in the passage of the Philippine Competition Act. Anthony is a lecturer on International Trade Law at the Ateneo de Manila University Law School and the director of the Ateneo Center for International Economic Law. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Ateneo de Manila University Law School and a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University.