Anastassia Beliakova is head of trade policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), devising and advocating policy positions on the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union (Brexit) and international trade relations, as well as export support for businesses. The BCC represents 75,000 companies of all sizes and from all sectors. These companies employ nearly six million people across the United Kingdom.
Anastassia’s expertise is in customs, cross-border cooperation and rules of origin, as well as in small and medium-sized enterprise participation in international trade. She regularly attends media appearances and speaks at events on Brexit and trade, provides evidence to the UK Parliament on business priorities and sits on the steering group of the UK Trade Forum.
Prior to joining the BCC, Anastassia worked in corporate communications, advising both corporate and government clients. She studied at the University of Oxford and at Sciences Po.