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.
University Professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB); Senior Fellow, Bruegel; Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Former: External member of President José Manuel Barroso’s Economic Advisory Group, European Commission; Economic Advisor to President Romano Prodi and Executive Director of his Economic Advisory Group, European Commission; Economic Advisor to the Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission; Associate and then Full Professor of Economics, ULB; Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Has published extensively on European integration, international trade and international macroeconomics. PhD in Economics, The Johns Hopkins University.