jennifer prescott

Jennifer Prescott

Director, International Trade & Tax, LatAm Public Policy, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Jennifer Prescott joined Amazon in 2020 and serves as Director for International Trade and Tax Policy for Amazon Web Services (AWS), as well as Director of Latin America Public Policy for AWS. Prior to joining Amazon, Jennifer served as Assistant United States Trade Representative (USTR) for Environment and Natural Resources, and while at USTR, she led negotiations on a variety of bilateral, regional and multilateral trade agreements, including the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and the TransPacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. Jennifer also chaired several interagency committees charged with overseeing implementation of U.S. trade agreements, as well as developing trade policies to promote clean and renewable energy technologies. When first joining USTR in 2001, Jennifer served as Director for Transatlantic Trade Issues in USTR’s Office of Europe and the Mediterranean.

Prior to joining USTR, Jennifer held several positions at the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), including work to coordinate ITA’s participation in multilateral standards- setting bodies, as well as multilateral rules governing chemicals and biotechnology trade. Jennifer began her career in Washington in the U.S. Senate. Jennifer holds a master’s degree from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, and a bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.