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.
Director of the Research Area “Global Economics: Trade, Investment and Development” of the Global Governance Programme, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute; Research Fellow, CEPR; Senior Associate, Economic Research Forum for the Arab Countries, Iran and Turkey. Former: Director of the International Trade Department, World Bank; Research Manager of the Trade Team, Development Research Group of the World Bank; Task Leader of the Trade Capacity Building Program, World Bank Institute; Research Economist, GATT Secretariat. Has published widely on the multilateral trading system and economic development, trade in services, and preferential trade agreements. PhD in Economics, University of Michigan.