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.


L. Alan Winters

Professor of Economics, University of Sussex

Professor of Economics, University of Sussex; Chairman of the Board, Global Development Network; Member of the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council; Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research. Specialist on the empirical and policy analysis of international trade, especially in developing countries, and has also studied migration and economic growth. Former: Chief Economist, Department for International Development (DFID); Research Manager, World Bank. Has edited publications including the World Trade Review. Appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in the 2012 Birthday Honours.