E15 Experts are leading thinkers and practitioners from developed and developing countries reflecting a wide range of perspectives on trade and sustainable development. The experts’ participation in any E15 activity is on a personal basis and does not represent an official commitment of the organisations they are affiliated with.


Alexander Keck

Counsellor at WTO

Counsellor, Economic Research and Statistics Division, WTO. Has published extensively on trade and macroeconomic issues, such as growth and development, commodities, economic forecasting and dispute resolution, in a number of refereed journals, books and reports and has been a lead author and coordinator of the World Trade Report, the WTO’s flagship publication, for over ten years. Has also been nominated adjunct professor, international economics, at the University of Geneva. Has studied in Bayreuth, Cambridge, Heidelberg and New York and holds a PhD in Economics as well as MPhil, MA and MBA degrees.