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.


Ángel Alberto Rivera Benavides

Executive Director, OLDEPESCA

PhD in Economics. Expert on fisheries and aquaculture in Latin America and the Caribbean and international cooperation. Executive Director, Latin American Fisheries Development Organization (OLDEPESCA). Ad-honorem positions: President, Consejo Latinoamericano para el Desarrollo Pesquero Sostenible (CLADEPS); President, Solidaridad, Equidad y Desarrollo en el Peru (Sed por el Peru); Vice-President, Organizacion en Pro del Desarrollo Sostenible de la Acuicultura en el Peru (Proacuicultura). Former: Director General, Fisheries Planning for Peru Fisheries Ministry; Professor, Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal.