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.


Rafael Leal-Arcas

Reader in Law at Queen Mary University of London

Graduate legal education from Stanford Law School, Columbia Law School, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and the European University Institute (Florence). Reader in Law at Queen Mary University of London. Teaches international economic law and EU external relations law. Author of more than 90 scholarly publications on international trade and WTO law, climate change law, energy governance, EU law, international investment law and the interaction among them in American and European law reviews such as the Columbia Journal of European Law, Fordham International Law Journal, Chicago Journal of International Law, Legal Issues of Economic Integration, European Foreign Affairs Review, and Journal of World Energy Law and Business (Oxford University Press).