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.


Irmgard Nübler

Senior Economist at ILO

Senior economist and Coordinator of Productive Transformation, Jobs and Industrial Policy Programme, International Labour Organization (ILO). Former: Professor of Economics, Free University of Berlin; Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, IDS at the University of Nairobi, and International Institute for Labour Studies (Geneva); Consultant for various national and international development agencies. Has published in the areas of economic and industrial policy, globalization, technology, education, training and human development. PhD in Economics, Free University of Berlin.