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.


Gérard Depayre

Consultant in international trade
Subsidies - Member

Consultant in international trade. Former: Deputy Head of the European Commission’s Delegation in Washington, D.C.; Deputy Director-General for EU Trade Policy and Relations with North America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), European Commission; Negotiator for China’s accession to the WTO, European Commission; Director of EU Trade Policy Instruments, European Commission; Negotiator for the WTO Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Duties in the Uruguay Round, European Commission.