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.
MA and PhD in law, University of Tokyo. Professor of International Economic Law, Institute of Social Science (ISS), University of Tokyo; Member of the Executive Council, Society of International Economic Law (SIEL); Chairman of the Steering Committee, Asian IEL Network. Has over 35 years of research and teaching experience of international economic law. Former: Associate Professor of Law, Tokyo Institute of Technology. Also taught at El Colegio de Mexico, City University of Hong Kong, Tufts University and Free University of Berlin. Has published 29 books and over 140 book chapters/articles. Major publication include: WTO: Beyond Trade Liberalization (Iwanami Shoten, 2013); Transparency in International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement (Routledge, 2013); and International Harmonization of Economic Regulation (Oxford University Press, 2011).