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Trade and technology

The intensifying strategic competition between China and the US for dominance in the industries of the future may force a bifurcation of technology standards and shifts in global value chains. This competition is also giving rise to techno-nationalist policies that will impact trade, innovation, competitiveness and the world economy at large.

Our technology and trade experts & contributors

Get access to proven experience and fresh thinking in cross-border trade, policy and business. Drawn from a wide range of disciplines and sectors, our experts offer valuable views and opinions on achieving sustainable global trade.

Stephen Olson

Senior Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation

Areas of expertise

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

Michael Mudd

Digital trade economist, and founder and Managing Partner, Asia Policy Partners LLC (APP)

Alan Dupont

Senior Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation and CEO, Cognoscenti Group

Areas of expertise

International relations
Geopolitics
China and East-Asia

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

Philip Stevens

Executive Director, Geneva Network

Jennifer Brant

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

Jeremy Mark

Senior Fellow , Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center

Emily de la Bruyère

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

Areas of expertise

China
International organizations

Wolfgang Lehmacher

Operating Partner, Industrial Innovation Partners, Anchor Group

Andrea Durkin

Former Principal of Sparkplug, LLC and creator of Consensus Learning, LLC

Areas of expertise

US-China relations
WTO
Tariffs and trade barriers

Leigh Wedell

COO and Co-Founder, Basilinna; Senior Fellow, Paulson Institute

Areas of expertise

US-China trade
China market access and expansion
Sustainability

Marko Papic

Partner and Chief Strategist, Clocktower Group

Areas of expertise

Geopolitics
Macroeconomics
Investments and markets

Pranay Kotasthane

Deputy Director, The Takshashila Institution

Arjun Gargeyas

Research Analyst, The Takshashila Institution

Kati Suominen

Founder and CEO, Nextrade Group

Luke Patey

Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies

Mark A. Cohen

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

Areas of expertise

Chinese technology
Intellectual property
Law and technology

Philip C. Rogers

PhD candidate in political science, University of California, Berkeley

Areas of expertise

Chinese political economy
Corporate law

Joshua P. Meltzer

Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Areas of expertise

Digital trade
Technology and trade
US-China trade

Deborah Elms

Founder and Executive Director, Asian Trade Centre

Stewart Paterson

Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation

Areas of expertise

Macroeconomics
Monetary policy
Political economy

Caroline Freund

Global Director of Trade, Investment and Competitiveness, The World Bank Group

Christine McDaniel

Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center

Leslie Griffin

Principal, Allinea LLC

Tim Trainer

Principal, Global Intellectual Property Strategy Center, P.C., and Galaxy Systems, Inc.

Scott Miller

Senior Adviser, Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy, CSIS