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.
Senior Partner at Ocampo Manalo (Manila). Specialises in project finance, mergers and acquisitions, investments and energy. Former: Senior Associate, ICTSD; Programme Coordinator, Trade in Services and Legal Aspects of International Trade, ICTSD; Lead negotiator for services trade trade-related intellectual property rights and the Dispute Settlement Understanding, Philippine Mission to the WTO. Has provided policy options on numerous trade-related technical assistance projects organised for the benefit of developing countries, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, member countries of the Islamic Development Bank and the group of least-developed countries in the WTO. Has taken a financial stake in a few small- and medium-sized renewable energy companies in the Philippines which aim to provide electricity to under-served, far-flung communities.