Ms. Silvia Anzola is the most senior consultant of the team of experts of BG Consulting. She has been an active consultant since the year 2000 contributing her vast experience in the areas of trade and Customs. Before joining the team of consultants of BG Consulting, Ms. Anzola was the Integration Director and Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Trade, from 1994 to 2001. At the Ministry of Foreign Trade, she was in charge of the evaluation of the performance of the Andean Community set of laws and implementation of issues related to the Andean Integration and negotiations in the framework of the Andean Community, the Latin American Integration Agreement (ALADI), and the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA) and the G-3 Group. Specifically within the customs area at the Ministry of Foreign Trade, she was responsible for the adoption at Andean standards of the Common External Tariff Decisions, Custom Valuations, International Customs Transit, Roads Transport of Merchandise, Application of Safeguard Communitarian Measures and Antidumping Rights and Control of Customs Piracy.
She participated in the workgroups of customs procedures and Norms of Origin within the FTAA. Also, she was part of the negotiation groups within FTAA in: Access to Markets, Customs Procedures; Subventions, Antidumping Rights and Compensatory Measures, and Disputes Resolution. Participation in the ad-honorem group of facilitation in customs within the FTAA.