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.


Ronald Steenblik

Senior Trade Policy Analyst, OECD
Subsidies - Member

Senior Trade Policy Analyst; Special Counsellor, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Currently directs the OECD’s inventory of support to fossil-fuel production and consumption in OECD countries, and several studies on issues at the nexus of trade and the environment. Former : first Director of Research, International Institute for Sustainable Development’s (IISD) Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI), a programme aimed at improving information on the extent and effects of subsidies, especially those that are harming developing countries or the environment. Has made important contributions to the policy debate on subsidies to agriculture, biofuels, fishing, and energy production. Regular peer reviewer for several academic journals, including Energy Policy.