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.


Sadeq Bigdeli

Senior Lecturer at University of Waikato
Subsidies - Member

PhD (summa cum laude), World Trade Institute at University of Bern; LLB (with distinction), Tehran University; LLM, Harvard Law School; Master of International Law and Economics (summa cum laude), World Trade Institute at University of Bern. Senior Lecturer, University of Waikato. Teaches Jurisprudence and Public International Law in the undergraduate programme and International Trade Regulation at the postgraduate level. Former: Lecturer, Universities of Bern, Neuchâtel, Zurich and St.Gallen; Observer, Committee of International Law on Biotechnology of the International Law Association; Senior Fellow, World Trade Institute. Co-edited a volume on International Trade Regulation and the Mitigation of Climate (Cambridge University Press). Experienced in holding training sessions on trade regulation for government officials and businesses communities from both developed and developing countries.