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.


Carsten Fink

Chief Economist at WIPO
Innovation - Member

PhD in Economics, University of Heidelberg; MS in Economics, University of Oregon. Chief Economist, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). Former: Professor of International Economics, University of St. Gallen; Visiting Professor, Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (Sciences Po); Visiting Senior Fellow, Group d’Economie Mondiale (Sciences Po); Senior Economist in the International Trade Team, World Bank Institute; Economist in the Trade Division, World Bank. Has written many books and articles for academic journals.