Biography: Lee Tuthill works in the Secretariat of WTO on administration of the General Agreement on Trade in Services. Her portfolio covers trade in telecommunications and computer services as well as services-related aspects of electronic commerce and IT-enabled trade. She was Secretary to the Group on Basic Telecommunications that negotiated on market opening in the sector from 1994 to 1997. Following this, Ms. Tuthill was Secretary to the dispute settlement panel for the first-ever GATS case; a dispute on telecommunications between the U.S. and Mexico. She represents the WTO at relevant meetings and events of the ITU, OECD, WSIS, and various regional organizations. During her tenure at WTO, Ms. Tuthill has worked closely with many governments on ICT trade and regulatory issues.