Marsha Powell

Director Marsha Powell Associates

BA, Economics, Political Science / International Trade – Stanford University, 1975

MA, International Economics and Trade – George Washington University, 1977

International Marketing Leadership – Forum London Business School, Fuqua    School of Business 1997

Current Work Experience:
Since 1991 Director of Marsha Powell Associates, a consulting company specializing in trade development, primarily in the textile and apparel industries.  Clients include:  Cotton Council International; Cotton Incorporated; World Bank; International Coffee Organization; US Department of Commerce, UN Food and Agricultural Organization; International Textiles; and Corporate Council for Africa.

Business Advisor to London School of Business and Marbles Public Relations Company.

Previous Work Experience:

Cotton Council International, 1990 – 2000.  Director responsible for market development of trade in fibre, yarn and fabric in Western, Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Former Soviet Union, Former Yugoslavia, North Africa and Middle East.

International Coffee Organization, 1979 – 1990 (UN related inter-governmental organization) Director of Promotion and Marketing based in London, UK.  Responsible for strategic development and planning, management and co-ordination of global marketing, information, education activities and scientific and technical research.

Personal Information:
Born in San Francisco, California.
US / UK Dual citizen, resident in Turkey.