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Experts & contributors

Our team of global trade experts and contributors apply their deep knowledge and experience in global trade, economics and policymaking to providing fresh insights, timely analysis and commentary on a wide range of global trade issues.

Contact us for quick takes or deep insights into the latest trade developments.

Stephen Olson

Senior Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation

Areas of expertise

Sustainable trade
Trade negotiations
Free trade agreements
Tariffs & non-tariff barriers

Keith M. Rockwell

Senior Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation

Areas of expertise

Trade policy
Free trade agreements
Trade negotiations

Alex Capri

Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation and lecturer, NUS Business School

Areas of expertise

Technology and trade
Global value chains
Tariffs and non-tariff barriers

Stewart Paterson

Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation

Areas of expertise

Monetary policy
Political economy

Kati Suominen

Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation and Founder and CEO, Nextrade Group

Areas of expertise

Digital trade
Trade and technology
Sustainable trade
Trade facilitation


Allen Morrison

Professor, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Bert Hofman

Director, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore

Bilahari Kausikan

Chairman, Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore

Deborah Elms

Founder and Executive Director, Asian Trade Centre

Simon J. Evenett

Professor of International Trade and Economic Development, University of St Gallen, and Founder, Global Trade Alert

Emily de la Bruyère

Senior fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and Founder, Horizon Advisory

Henry Gao

Professor of Law, Singapore Management University and Dongfang Scholar Chair Professor, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade

Kurt Tong

Partner, The Asia Group

Holly Smith

Attorney and policy expert

Jennifer Brant

Executive Director, Innovation Council and CEO and Founder, Innovation Insights

Juita Mohamad

Director, Economics and Business Unit, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), Malaysia

Harpreet Kaur

Business and Human Rights Specialist, UNDP Asia-Pacific

Keith M. Rockwell

Senior Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation

Nicholas Mulder

Assistant Professor, Cornell University, New York

Peter Drysdale

Emeritus Professor of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

Razeen Sally

Visiting Associate Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Stephanie Honey

Director, Honey Consulting

Willy Shih

Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Management Practice in Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Weihuan Zhou

Associate Professor & Director of Research, Faculty of Law & Justice, UNSW Sydney.