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.


Rubens Barbosa

President of Rubens Barbosa & Associados

Master’s degree, London School of Economics and Political Science. President, Rubens Barbosa & Associados; President of the Upper Council of Foreign Trade, Federation of the Industries of the State of Sao Paulo (FIESP). Former: Ambassador to the Court of Saint James in London and to the United States; Secretary for International Affairs, Brazilian Ministry of Finance; Brazilian Permanent Representative to the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI); Under Secretary-General for Regional Integration, Trade, and Economic Affairs, Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations. Has written a number of books.