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.


Luca Rubini

Reader in International Economic Law, University of Birmingham
Clean Energy Technologies - Contributing Author
Subsidies - Member
Subsidies - Contributing Author

JD, Catholic University (Milan); PhD and MA, King’s College London. Reader in International Economic Law, University of Birmingham; Fellow, Centre of European Law, King’s College London. Main expertise is the regulation of the State intervention in the economy, particularly public subsidies. Analyzes the various linkages between energy, trade and climate change. Former: Lecturer, University of Leicester; Legal Secretary, Sir Francis Jacobs QC; Advocate General, European Court of Justice; Visiting positions, King’s College London, Institute of International Economic Law (Georgetown University), European University Institute, Bocconi University and the World Trade Institute (University of Berne). Author of the first theoretical analysis of the definition of subsidy in the WTO and EU.