Who We Are

Ashok SadhwaniPrincipal Consultant

Ashok Sadhwani has over 25 years of experience in international trade. He is familiar with the myriad number of issues relating to global commerce having traveled to more than 45 countries. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Osaka, Dubai, Cairo, Singapore, Bangkok, Calcutta and Los Angeles.

Ashok’s business skills are in regulatory trade compliance. Besides being an educator and trainer, he directs his efforts towards providing insight into better trade practices.

Business areas of specialization include import operations, shipping and logistics, letters of credit, trade documentation automation and export marketing. With a Masters in International Customs Law and Administration from the University of Canberra, Australia, his studies also cover U.S. customs law, Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.

Ashok teaches courses in import and export at UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, as well as for the Business school in Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Some past projects include jobs for various governments such as that of Thailand, Bhutan and Fiji as well as projects in Morocco, Oman, Bahrain, Southern Sudan and The Philippines under USAID, State Department and EU programs.

“Educators train the people responsible for the work to work things out for themselves.” - Stefan Stern on management – Financial Times, November 10, 2009