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.


Lara Birkes

Chief Sustainability Officer, HPE

Chief Sustainability Officer, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE); Senior Fellow, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD). Formerly: Government Relations, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD); Head of Strategic Initiatives, World Economic Forum (WEF); Community manager – U.S. Government officials, WEF; Head of the Working Group on Trade and Climate Change, WEF; Global Leadership Fellow, WEF; Fellow, World Trade Organization (WTO) Development Division.


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