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.


John Weiss

Professor, University of Bradford
Industrial Policy - Contributing Author

Professor of Development Economics, University of Bradford (UK). Has written widely on industrialisation and industrial policy including most recentlyThe Economics of Industrial Development. Has also published extensively on cost–benefit analysis. Former: Advisor, UNIDO, Asian Development Bank, World Bank, and Government of Mexico; Director of Research, Asian Development Bank Institute. Has participated in reviews of industrial policy in Mongolia, Mozambique and Mexico. Contributed to the UNIDO 2013 Industrial Development Report.