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.


Dieter Ernst

Senior Fellow at East-West Center
Innovation - Member
Innovation - Contributing Author

PhD in Economics, University Bremen. Senior Fellow, East-West Center. Former: Senior advisor, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); Research director, Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE), University of California at Berkeley; Professor of international business, Copenhagen Business School; Scientific advisor, OECD, World Bank, National Bureau for Asian Research, U.N. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and U.N. Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Has co-chaired an advisory committee of the US Social Science Research Council to develop a new program on Innovation, Business Institutions and Governance in Asia.