PhD, London School of Economics. Formerly: research, teaching and advisory positions at institutes and think tanks in Europe, the US, Asia and South Africa; Faculty Member, London School of Economics. 2006, Co-Founder and current Director, European Centre for International Political Economy, a global economy think tank in Brussels. Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute, Washington DC. Chair: Global Agenda Council on Competitiveness, World Economic Forum; Mont Pelerin Society. Research and teaching focuses on global trade policy and Asia in the world economy. Has written extensively on the World Trade Organization, free-trade agreements, different aspects of trade policy in Asia, history of economic ideas, especially the theory of commercial policy.