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.


Robert Z. Lawrence

Albert L. Williams Professor of Trade and Investment, Harvard University
Regional Trade Agreements - Contributing Author

Albert L. Williams Professor of Trade and Investment, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University; Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research. Former: Member of President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Consultant, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the World Bank, the OECD, and UNCTAD; Advisor, World Economic Forum; Member of the Presidential Commission on United States Pacific Trade and Investment Policy and the International Advisory Panel of the South African Government’s Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative.