Sven is a senior adviser on trade, digital trade and e-commerce for Governments in Asia and the Pacific. He advises and guides Government leaders, donors, and regional organizations in Southeast Asia, mostly for Australian DFAT, the WTO and UN agencies. After a 13-year career as a trade adviser for UNCTAD, he went freelance and advised several Government ministries -in particular in Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu in accelerating their economic transformation, export diversification, digital transition, digital trade adoption.