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.


Ilaria Espa

Marie Curie (COFIT) Senior Research Fellow at World Trade Institute
Extractive Industries - Contributing Author
Subsidies - Member
Subsidies - Contributing Author

PhD in International Law and Economics, Bocconi University; MA in International Relations, LUISS University (Rome). Marie Curie (COFIT) Senior Research Fellow, World Trade Institute, University of Bern. Works within the World Trade Institute NCCR/WP5 Cluster on “Energy, Trade and Climate Change”. Dissertation entitled “Export Restrictions on Critical Minerals and Metals: Testing the Adequacy of WTO Disciplines” will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2015. Former: Consultant, Trade and Environment Division at the WTO; Teaching Assistant in International Law, International Economic Law and EU Law.