She is responsible for advising the GE businesses on international trade and investment issues in Asia, Central Asia and Russia. She is responsible for coordinating GE’s response to trade policy and regulatory issues, such as the TransPacific Partnership Agreement. She also advises the GE businesses on their transactions and assists the businesses to obtain U.S. Government advocacy and export financing to support their exports. She started her career working in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative where she was the Director for Trade in High Technology Products and Deputy Director for Trade with Japan. She is the author of several articles on trade, as well as a book on the negotiation of the US-Israel Free Trade Area. Ms. Frenkel received a B.A. in Economics from University of Maryland (Phi Beta Kappa), an M.P.P. from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in International Economics from John Hopkins University.
Focus in oil industry