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.


Carl-Christian Schmidt

Chair, Nordic Marine Think Tank

MA in Economics, Copenhagen School of Economics and Business Administration; Post-graduate studies at the College of Europe, Belgium. Chair, Nordic Marine Think Tank. Has dealt with a wide range of international fisheries questions in particular related to trade, fisheries management, subsidies, IUU fisheries, certification and accreditation of fisheries, green growth and to sustainable resource use. Former: Head of the Fisheries Policies Division at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD); Danish Ministry of Fisheries. Helped set up the Marine Stewardship Council.


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