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.


Rorden Wilkinson

Professor of Global Political Economy, University of Sussex

Professor of Global Political Economy and Chair of the Department of International Relations, University of Sussex; Honorary Professorial Fellow, University of Manchester; Member of the Editorial Board, Global Governance. International political economist specialising in global governance, trade, development, poverty and inequality, structural change, ’emerging’ powers, least developed countries and small island states. Former: Professor of International Political Economy and Research Director of the Brooks World Poverty Institute (BWPI), University of Manchester. Author of What’s Wrong with the WTO and How to Fix it (Polity, 2014) and The WTO: Crisis and the governance of global trade (Routledge, 2006). Co-editor of International Organization and Global Governance (Routledge, 2014), Trade, Poverty, Development: Getting beyond the WTO’s Doha Deadlock (Routledge, 2013), and The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond: Global Development after 2015 (Routledge, 2012).