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.


Manzoor Ahmad

Senior Fellow, ICTSD

Senior Fellow, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD); Regular panelist, World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement system. Former: Director of the Liaison Office, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization; Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the WTO; Chair, WTO Council for Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS); Chair, WTO Balance of Payments Restriction Committee; Independent consultant on international trade and food security issues from Geneva and Islamabad. Has published several papers in international and local journals on issues relating to international trade and is frequently invited to make presentations at international conferences, academic institutes and other influential forums. PhD, University of Hull (UK); MSc, University of Peshawar.