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.


Rubén Kraiem

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

JD (cum laude), Harvard Law School. Partner, Covington & Burling LLP; Honorary Trustee, Natural Resources Defense Council; Council Member, Resources for the Future. Co-chairs Covington & Burling’s Clean Energy & Climate Industry Group. Advises clients with business interests in Latin America, as well as companies based in Latin America who are engaged in cross-border acquisitions or financings. Has been involved in many significant life sciences, banking and insurance-related acquisitions and joint ventures in Latin America, as well as transactions in industries as diverse as telecommunications, media, real estate development, healthcare, and consumer products. One of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers, Climate Change (2013).