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.


Pascal Kerneis

Managing Director, European Services Forum (ESF)
Services - Member

PhD in International Trade and European Law. Managing Director, European Services Forum (ESF); Member, Civil Society Dialogue’s Contact Group of the Director-General, Trade of the European Commission; Member, European Commission Civil Society Advisers Group. Former: European Banking Federation; Legal expert, European Commission; Advisor to the EU Trade Commissioners Pascal Lamy and Peter Mandelson in the European Commission official delegations. Well-recognized expert on International Trade in Services and is regularly invited as a speaker for Forums, hearings or summits organized inter alia by the European Parliament or Chambers of Commerce abroad.