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.


Alejandro Jara

Senior Counsel, King & Spalding

Senior Counsel, King & Spalding. Former: Deputy Director General, World Trade Organization (WTO); Chairman, Special Session of the WTO Council for Trade in Services; Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Chile to WTO; Director General, International Economic Relations, Chile; Deputy Chief Negotiator for the Chile, Chile—Canada Free Trade Agreement and Chile—Mexico Free Trade Agreement; Chile’s Senior Official to APEC; Director for Multilateral Economic Affairs, Director for Bilateral Economic Affairs and Coordinator for Trade Policy Affairs, Economic System for Latin America (SELA); Delegation of Chile to the GATT in Geneva; Specialist in international economic relations, Foreign Service of Chile. Author of numerous articles and papers on international trade.