Director of Global Policy
Focus: International Trade, Market Access & Development, Intellectual Property
Rina Pal-Goetzen is the director of global policy at the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), where she is responsible for the association’s international trade policy agenda, including trade agreements, market access, and emerging market development. Before joining SIA, Rina was General Counsel of 3D printed microTEC in San Francisco, California, the leader in 3D printed chip packaging. She also served as Head of Global Health Policy at Bayer AG in Düsseldorf, Germany, where she worked on market access for the Asia-Pacific region, represented the company to the European Union and at international organizations on trade and health, and led global intellectual property policy. Previously, Rina focused on trade and global intellectual property policy at the US Chamber of Commerce, was Director at the George Washington Law School, and started off her career as an intellectual property attorney in California.
Rina is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, earned an M.Sc. at Oxford University, and received a law degree at Arizona State University, College of Law. She is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia. She lives with her family in Washington, D.C.