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.


Ellen Terpstra

President & Chief Executive Officer, IPC

President and Chief Executive Officer, International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council (IPC). Former: Consultant, providing strategic advice on U.S. food and agricultural policy issues; Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services and Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); Head, USA Rice Federation and the U.S. Apple Association; Agricultural trade policy advisor, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Executive Office of the President, and for the U.S. Congress.