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.


Mario Matus

Deputy Director General, WIPO

MA in Law, Economics, and International Politics, University of Oxford. Deputy Director General, Development Sector, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Former: Advisor to the Director General for International Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DIRECON); Director of the Masters in International Trade Policy, Institute for International Studies of the University of Chile; Professor in Master program in International Law, Heidelberg Center for Latin America; Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Chile to the World Trade Organization (WTO), WIPO, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); Director for Multilateral Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Chile; Chief Trade Negotiator for the bilateral free trade agreements with the People´s Republic of China, European Union, European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and Republic of Korea. Has chaired the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSU).