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.
Deputy Head of Unit for WTO and OECD affairs, European Commission’s Directorate-General for Trade. Has worked on trade negotiations for most of his career – both at multilateral and bilateral levels – on issues from industrial tariffs, to agriculture, investment and services liberalization. Former: Advisor on free trade negotiations, Deputy Director-General of EU Directorate-General for Trade; EU Delegate to the WTO; Trade negotiator (with Eastern Europe), Switzerland’s Federal Office for Foreign Economic Affairs; Trade negotiator (East-West trade integration), United Nations’ Economic Commission for Europe.