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.


Habib Ouane

Former Energy and Water Resources Minister of Mali

International Consultant providing investment advice on issues concerning FDI in Africa, in particular from Asia. Former: Energy and Water Resources Minister, Government of Mali; Director of the Division for Africa, the Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary General, UNCTAD; Special Adviser to the Secretary General of UNCTAD; Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD. Has written many articles on development issues with a particular emphasis on Africa.