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.
LL.M., University of Virginia. Secretary General, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), World Bank. Former: Senior General Counsel and Director General of the Trade Law Bureau of Canada; Chair, Negotiating Group on Dispute Settlement for the Free Trade of the Americas Agreements; Executive Assistant to the Deputy Minister of Justice of Canada; Counsel, Civil Litigation Section of the Canadian Department of Justice. Has appeared as counsel before international investment tribunals, participated in the negotiation of bilateral and multilateral investment and trade treaties, and advised on Canada’s international investment and trade obligations. Has published numerous articles on international investment law and procedure, and is a frequent speaker on these topics. Co-author of Investment Disputes under NAFTA.