Emily Holub is lead associate with SECURUS Strategic Trade Solutions, LLC. Ms. Holub specializes in foreign trade regulations in Africa, East and Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe and chemical security practices in the Middle East and North Africa. Ms. Holub has evaluated and provided recommendations to governments on trade regulations and customs controls in Eastern Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, and East Asia. Her work includes extensive reviews of foreign trade regulations in Mexico, Norway, Russia, Singapore, and South Korea, chemical security regulations in Iraq, and the chemical security practices of industry in Egypt.
Ms. Holub also has expertise in the study of illicit trafficking in military and dual-use commodities in Central Asia and Southeastern Europe, wildlife trafficking in North and South America and East Africa, and human trafficking in Central America.
Ms. Holub has several years of experience working with industry, in higher education, and in the international affairs academic community. Ms. Holub has provided strategic trade regulatory information to Japanese industry and a multinational pharmaceuticals company. She also served clients in the insurance industry for three years. Ms. Holub was a political science instructor at Midwestern State University in Texas from 2016 to 2019 and has participated in supervising the SECURUS internship program since 2018. She also presented original research at the International Studies Association that evaluated national and international legal authorities in the area of human rights.
Ms. Holub has published analyses of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), updates to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), and the Japan-South Korea trade dispute.
Ms. Holub has master’s and bachelor’s degrees in political science from Midwestern State University.