Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations
U.S. Department of Commerce
International Trade Administration
Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, leads Import Administration’s efforts to enforce the U.S. trade remedy laws that protect U.S. industries and workers from unfair pricing by foreign companies and unfair subsidization of foreign companies by their governments. In this capacity, he overseas an organization consisting of over 180 staff in 10 offices who conduct and enforce hundreds of trade remedy actions each year. Chris has worked in the international trade remedy field for over 20 years, having spent much of it serving in various capacities with Import Administration, including four years as Director of the agency’s Office of Accounting.
Prior to being named Deputy Assistant Secretary, Chris was a partner at ITR, LLC, a private sector consultancy specializing in litigation support for trade remedy proceedings. In this capacity, he worked on behalf of both U.S. and foreign companies in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings before Import Administration, the European Commission, and China’s Ministry of Commerce, and in dispute settlement proceedings at the World Trade Organization. During his career, Chris has also served as a Senior Manager in Grant Thornton’s consulting practice and as a manager in the tax and audit practices at Price Waterhouse Coopers.
Chris was born and raised in Denton, Texas. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received his B.A. in Economics from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Chris lives in Arlington, Virginia, with his wife, Peggy, and sons, Malcolm and Charlie.
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