The Taiwan WTO&RTA Center is headed by an Executive Director, who is assisted by a Deputy Executive Director. The Executive Director is in charge of the overall affairs of the center, and the Deputy Executive Director oversees the administration of the center, including the research on the WTO/RTA issues, the operation of promotion activities and training programs, and the advisory activities and negotiation facilitation. The center also supported by a consultative committee and a senior consultant group, which offer guidance and advice to the management team.
The Taiwan WTO&RTA Center houses more than 40 highly professional staffs. Major projects are undertaken by in-house research fellows with Master’s or Ph.D. degree from prestigious academic institutions. The research fellows are further supported by an interdisciplinary research group, which consists of senior consultants of CIER and experts from other institutions. Therefore, the research team has the capacity to undertake multidisciplinary research. Based on major WTO/RTA issues, the research area is divided into 15 units to support the government’s participation in WTO and RTA activities.