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.


Kenichi Ohno

Professor at GRIPS

PhD in Economics, Stanford University. Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS). Researches the political economy of development policy formulation -Industrial strategy formulation of Vietnam and other East Asian countries -Transferability of East Asian development policy design to Africa and other regions. Former: Visiting Scholar, Asian Development Bank Institute; Professor, Graduate School of Policy Science (GSPS) at Saitama University; Associate Professor, Institute of Socio-Economic Planning at Tsukuba University; Economist in the Research and Middle Eastern Departments, International Monetary Fund.