Irina Baerenwald is General Manager of Intertek Government and Trade Services, a German company with 44,000 employees located across more than 100 countries, providing security solutions for a broad range of industries. Baerenwald has acquired more than 20 years of experience in import/export certification worldwide during her career. She currently has responsiblity in this field for Germany, Austria, Eastern Europe and Asia, working closely with their authorities and Intertek experts in the development and implementation of regulations related to the industry. Baerenwald graduated in business administration from VWA Hamburg. She is a member of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce’s Eastern Europe Working Group.