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.


James Bacchus

Chair, Global Practice at Greenberg Traurig
Climate Change - Theme Leader
Climate Change - Contributing Author

Principal Shareholder and Chair of Global Practice, Greenberg Traurig; Honorary Professor, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing); Visiting Professor, Vanderbilt University Law School; Adjunct Professor in the Department of Politics, Rollins College; Chair, Commission on Trade and Investment Policy of the International Chamber of Commerce; Chair, Global Agenda Council on Governance for Sustainability of the World Economic Forum; Member, Council on Foreign Relations, Bretton Woods Committee, and Evian Group; Member of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD; Member of the Board of Trustees, Committee for Economic Development. Former: Member then Chairman of the Appellate Body, World Trade Organization; Member of Congress, United States; Special Assistant to the U.S. Trade Representative in the Executive Office of the President. Author of Trade and Freedom.


E15 Blogs

Global Trade and Investment Architecture
April 2017