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.


Christian Häberli

Senior Research Fellow, World Trade Institute

PhD in Development Law and Economic Instruments, University of Basel; MA in Development Sciences, University of Geneva. Senior Research Fellow, World Trade Institute at the University of Bern; Lecturer and consultant on various trade, agriculture and development policy issues. Researches food security from a trade and investment perspective. Former: Head of International Affairs, Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture; Deputy Head of the World Trade/WTO Division and Head of Trade Section, Swiss Federal Office for Foreign Economic Affairs; Swiss Development Cooperation; International Labour Organization. Chaired the WTO Committee on Agriculture (Regular Session); has served in fifteen dispute settlement cases, including EC–Bananas, EC–Biotech, Japan–Apples, China–Trading Rights and United States–Country of Origin Labeling.