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.


Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger

Senior Director at Centre for International Sustainable Development Law

DPhil, Oxon, MEM, Yale; BCL and LLB, McGill. Senior Director, Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL); Senior Legal Expert, International Development Law Organization; Affiliated Fellow, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (LCIL) at the University of Cambridge; Visiting Professor, University of Chile Faculty of Law; Co-editor, Cambridge University Press Series on Implementing Treaties on Sustainable Development; Co-lead, World Bank Law Justice and Development Forum’s Thematic Working Group on Environment and Natural Resources Law; Rapporteur, International Law Association’s Committee on Sustainable Development of Natural Resources; Senior Research Associate, United Nations CGIAR CIFOR; Senior Legal Advisor, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Has authored or edited over eighty publications, including eighteen books in three languages. Researches sustainable development in global and regional trade and investment law and legal aspects of sustainable use of biodiversity and natural resources.