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.


Maki Kunimatsu

Chief Analyst, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting

Chief Analyst, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting; Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Strategic Management, Chuo University; Member, Sub-Committee on Unfair Trade Policy and Measures Trade Policy Committee, Industrial Structure Council, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, (METI); Member, Comprehensive Research on the Current International Trade/Investment System, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI). Former: Associate Professor, Chuo University; Associate Professor, Tsukuba University; Specialized Assistant, Japanese Mission in Geneva, in charge of trade in services of WTO; Fellow, Institute for International Economic Law, GULC. Has been teaching international economic law and trade policy at several universities; researching laws and regulations relating to trade in services; contributing to the capacity building of WTO/EPA focusing trade in services in developing countries as an expert of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center (GULC).