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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

Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation

Areas of expertise

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

Alex Capri

Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation and Visiting Senior Fellow, 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

Macroeconomics
Monetary policy
Political economy

Alan Dupont

Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation and CEO, Cognoscenti Group

Areas of expertise

International relations
Geopolitics
China and East-Asia

Contributors

Alicia Garcia Herrero

Chief Economist for Asia Pacific, NATIXIS

Areas of expertise

Economic impacts of trade
Macroeconomic policy
Asian economics

Alice Calder

Freelance writer and economist

Areas of expertise

Immigration and international trade
Innovation and entrepreneurship
Economics and culture

Andrea Durkin

Editor-in-Chief, TradeVistas

Areas of expertise

US-China relations
WTO
Tariffs and trade barriers

Andrew B. Schroth, Esq.

Partner, GDLSK

Areas of expertise

Trade law
Sanctions
Anti-dumping and countervailing duty actions

Ben Simpfendorfer

Founder & CEO, Silk Road Associates

Areas of expertise

US-China trade
Technology and trade
Digital trade

Douglas K. Barry

Senior Director, Communications and Publications, US-China Business Council

Areas of expertise

US-China relations
Foreign direct investment
Trade policy

Henry Gao

Associate professor of law, Singapore Management University and Dongfang Scholar Chair Professor at the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade

Areas of expertise

WTO
China economic policy
International law

Huiyao (Henry) Wang, PhD

Founder and President, Center for China and Globalization (CCG), and Counselor, China State Council

Areas of expertise

China's international relations
China-US trade relations
Global governance and trade

Holly Smith

Attorney and policy expert

Areas of expertise

US-China trade
Protectionism
WTO

James McGregor

Chairman, Greater China, APCO Worldwide

Areas of expertise

Chinese economy
US-China relations

Jean-Pierre Cabestan

Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University

Areas of expertise

Chinese politics
Chinese law and institutions
Chinese foreign and security policy
Cross-strait relations

Joshua P. Meltzer

Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Areas of expertise

Digital trade
Technology and trade
US-China trade

Kenneth Jarrett

Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group

Areas of expertise

International relations
US-China relations
Chinese politics

Lauren Kyger

Digital Content Manager, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

Areas of expertise

US-China trade
Foreign direct investment
Digital trade

Mark A. Cohen

Distinguished Senior Fellow and Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology

Areas of expertise

Chinese technology
Intellectual property
Law and technology

Marko Papic

Partner and Chief Strategist, Clocktower Group

Areas of expertise

Geopolitics
Macroeconomics
Investments and markets

Michael Enright

Honorary Professor, University of Hong Kong

Areas of expertise

Foreign direct investment
Impacts of trade
US-China trade
Greater Bay Area

Philip C. Rogers

PhD candidate in political science, University of California, Berkeley

Areas of expertise

Chinese political economy
Corporate law

Pragya Bhatnagar

Research Associate, Hinrich Foundation

Areas of expertise

Tariffs and trade barriers
US-India relations

Razeen Sally

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

Areas of expertise

Asian economies
Trade and investment policy

Simon J. Evenett

Professor of International Trade and Economic Development and MBA Director, University of St. Gallen

Areas of expertise

International trade policy
National competition law
Economic development

Sitao Xu

Chief Economist, Partner, Deloitte China

Areas of expertise

Chinese economy
Macroeconomy

Song Gao

Co-CEO and Head of Research, PRC Macro

Areas of expertise

Chinese politics
China’s economic policy
US-China relations

Tim Summers

Senior Fellow, Chatham House

Areas of expertise

Chinese politics and political economy
China's international relations
EU-China relations
Hong Kong

Weihuan Zhou

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney, Australia

Areas of expertise

WTO
Trade disputes and remedies
Free trade agreements
China's economic reform