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.


Jayanta Roy

Senior Economic Adviser at Deloitte Consulting LLP

PhD in Economics, University of California, Berkeley. Senior Economic Adviser, Deloitte Consulting LLP; Regular columnist, Business Standard. Internationally respected trade economist with close to 40 years of post-PhD development experience worldwide. Specializes in the area of trade policy, including WTO policies, regional and bilateral trade agreements, special economic zones, trade and transport facilitation, and industrial policy. Former: Lead Economist, World Bank; Economic Adviser, Commerce Ministry in India; Instructor, World Bank Institute, Cornell University, University of California, Santa Cruz, University of Warwick, and the Indian Institute of Management. Was a part of the team that brought in economic reforms in 1991 that opened up the Indian economy.