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.


Nicholas Hodac

Executive Government and Regulatory Affairs, IBM Europe

Executive Government and Regulatory Affairs, IBM Europe. European lead for Trade Policy at IBM. Former: Head of the Brussels EU Affairs Office, Ford of Europe (had lead responsibility for Trade, Industrial Policy, Vehicle Safety and Environment); Manager, EU Affairs, General Motors Europe (GME); Assistant advisor to the EPP-ED Group in the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) Committee, European Parliament. Master’s degree in European Foreign Policy, Institute of European Studies at the University of Brussels.