Essa Bah is an international trade economist with a focus on regional trade and economic development. He has completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Bradford and is recognised as a Fellow of the Advance Higher Education. Essa worked as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Surrey and a Teaching Assistant at the University of Bradford and recently, at the University of Leeds. Essa has taught many modules, including microeconomics, international trade, economics for business, Mathematics for economics and development economics. Essa has a publication in the Journal of International Development and the Conversation, which is part of his developing research pipeline.