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.


Hosuk Lee-Makiyama

Director, ECIPE

Director, European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE); Fellow, Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics. Leading author on trade diplomacy, EU-Far East relations and the digital economy. Regularly consulted by governments and international organisations on trade negotiations and economic reforms. Former: Independent counsel on regulatory affairs, competition and communication; Senior Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden; Representative of Sweden and the EU member states to the WTO and UN.


E15 Blogs

Regional Trade Agreements
May 2015