Richlove Mensah is the Department for International Trade’s Regional Director for Trade and Investment in Central and Eastern Europe. Prior to joining DIT he worked as an Economic Adviser at the UK’s Department for Transport. Previously, he worked at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office as Head of Global Economy and G7 Foreign Affair sous Sherpa, where he was directly involved in international G7 negotiations. Before joining FCO, he worked as the Head of DfT’s Better Regulation Unit. He has also held two positions at the UK’s Business Department, including as Trade Economist. He represented the UK in this capacity at the WTO, OECD and the EU.