Priya Nandita Pooran

Priya Pooran is a lawyer who specialises in international finance and financial regulation. She qualified from the London School Economics and Political Science (LL.B; LL.M) in 1996 and is admitted to the Bar in England (Grays Inn, 1999), Trinidad & Tobago (1999) and New York (2003). She started her career at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, New York and has advised as a Transactional and Regulatory Lawyer on all aspects of the financial system and on the regulation and supervision of bank and non-bank of financial institutions at leading international law firms, and in the public sector at the IMF, UNODC and other international organisations. She was Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, Cambridge University, UK in 2009 and has spoken and taught on financial regulatory reform in Switzerland, London and other countries. Her research interests include globalisation, financial markets and international financial regulation.