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.


Melaku Desta

Professor at Leicester De Montfort School of Law

Professor of International Economic Law, Leicester De Montfort School of Law. Former: Reader/Lecturer in International Economic Law, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee. Research interests include international economic law and energy. PhD, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; LLM (Magna cum Laude), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.