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.


Hernando José Gómez

Leader of the Colombian-US FTA Task Force

PhD and Master in Philosophy and Arts (Currency, Banking and International Economy), Yale University. Leader (presidential appointment), Task force in charge of maximizing the benefits of the Colombian-US FTA. Former: Chief Negotiator, Colombian Free Trade Agreement with the U.S.; Director, National Planning Agency of Colombia; Ambassador, Colombia’s Mission in Geneva to the World Trade Organization; Joint Director, Banco de la República (Colombian central bank).