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.


Anabel González

Senior Trade and Competitiveness Director, World Bank

Law Degree, University of Costa Rica; Master’s Degree in Law and International Trade, Georgetown University. Senior Trade and Competitiveness Director, World Bank. Over twenty years of involvement in trade and investment matters internationally and domestically. Former: Minister of Foreign Trade, Costa Rica; Principal trade and investment policy advisor, negotiator and spokesperson on trade and investment issues to the Costa Rican President; Senior advisor on trade and integration, Inter American Development Bank; Director of the Agriculture Division, World Trade Organization; Chief Negotiator for Costa Rica in the Central America-United States-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement; Director General, Costa Rican Investment Board; Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, Costa Rica; international advisor; Director of International Trade Negotiations and Chief of Staff of the Minister’s Office at the Ministry of Foreign Trade.


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