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.


Jan Bohanes

Counsel, Advisory Centre on WTO Law
Industrial Policy - Contributing Author

Doctorate, European Law; Law degrees, University of Vienna and Columbia University; Master in International Relations. Counsel, Advisory Centre on WTO Law (Geneva). Acts as legal counsel to developing country governments on all matters of WTO law, represents ACWL Member governments in WTO dispute settlement proceedings, and participates in capacity building activities in Geneva and abroad. Former: Advisor to judges of the WTO Appellate Body; Private legal practice, Geneva office of the law firm Sidley Austin.  Has advised governments in the Southern African region on their regional economic integration efforts.