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.


Jose Alvarez

Professor of International Law, New York University Law School

Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, New York University Law School; Co-editor in Chief, American Journal of International Law. Former: Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy and Executive Director of the Center on Global Legal Problems, Columbia Law School; President of American Society of International Law (ASIL). Has published over 100 articles and book chapters, including “The Evolving International Investment Regime” (OUP 2011) and “International Organizations as Law-Makers” (OUP 2005). His lectures on “The Public International Law Regime Governing International Investment” at the Hague Academy of International Law were published as a pocketbook in 2011.