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.


Rupert Howes

CEO at Marine Stewardship Council

MSc in Environmental Technology, Imperial College at the University of London; Chartered Accountant with KPMG. Chief Executive of the Marine Stewardship Council since October 2004. Former: Director of the Sustainable Economy Programme, Forum for the Future; Senior Research Fellow at the Science Policy Research Unit, Sussex University; Research Officer at the International Institute for Environment and Development. Received a Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship in 2007 for his work in establishing the MSC as the world’s leading fishery certification and eco-labelling programme and a WWF “Leaders for a Living Planet” Award in 2009.