About Us

Global Executive Trade's leadership team brings a wide range of international experience and diverse perspectives to our clients.

We specialize in using our legal and business expertise to help clients navigate project development challenges in emerging economies.

We also work with international agencies and governments to address trade and procurement development priorities. Whether acting as consultants on trade sector reforms, to drafting procurement strategy briefs, or training on high-impact policy issues, we are committed to making international development more effective in serving emerging economies. We believe doing so requires ensuring quality, client satisfaction and positive impact in all our assignments.

Our combined experience brings more than two decades of expertise to our clients. By pooling our specializations, we can help achieve meaningful success, efficiently and cost effectively.

“At Global Executive Trade, we believe in the power of international development & trade as catalysts for true and sustainable development.”

- Magda Theodate, Management Consultant & Founder, Global Executive Trade Consulting .

Our Partners

Magda Theodate

Management Consultant, Founder

Magda is an international trade attorney, procurement expert, and senior development consultant. She holds a Juris Doctor (JD) and a Master's in International Trade Law (LLM). Her background includes serving as staff at world renowned international development agencies and multi-lateral development banks, such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, The World Bank, and Inter-American Development Bank. She has lived and /or worked in over 50 countries, and travels extensively to support development program implementation and trade partnerships worldwide.

    Magda's areas of expertise include:

  • International public procurement for development
  • International trade advisory services
  • Good governance reviews
  • Training and institutional assessments
  • Contract relationship management

Marvin Dejean


Marvin is the CEO of Gilead Sanders and a nationally recognized motivational speaker, author,futurist, and marketing strategist with more than 20 years of experience as a consultant for some of the biggest and most recognizable names in the field of business, government and philanthropy.

His profound insights into the world of digital marketing, igniting human potential and individual leadership are in high demand everywhere.

Through his common sense approach, Dejean provides strategic direction to various multi-national companies seeking to tap into the ever growing need for interactive strategies, knowledge-workers, and the stakeholders management business model.

    Marvin's areas of expertise:

  • Training & Development
  • International Public Relations
  • International Marketing
  • Business Strategy

" My team and I have expert knowledge of the development challenges faced in emerging markets in Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America. We've channeled that know-how to provide quality advice to private enterprises seeking business opportunities, governments developing policy initiatives, or agencies trying to facilitate trade exports and create economic opportunities for a more diverse market."

- Magda Theodate -

Global Executive Trade shares its expertise with those who truly care about the impact development can have through trade.

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