Review of Export Policies and Programs FTA Reference Panel

Professor Kym Anderson is the George Gollin Professor of Economics and formerly foundation Executive Director of the Centre for International Economic Studies at the University of Adelaide, where he has been affiliated since 1984. Previously he was a Research Fellow in Economics at ANU's Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (1977-83), following undergraduate studies at the University of New England in Armidale (1967-70). He has worked at the GATT Secretariat and has been a regular participant in WTO dispute settlement cases as an expert panellist. He has been Lead Economist (Trade Policy) in the Research Group of the World Bank in Washington DC for the past several years.

Mr Andrew Stoler is the Executive Director of the University of Adelaide-based Institute for International Trade. He served as Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) from November 1999 to October 2002. Prior to this, he spent slightly more than ten years as the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States to the WTO and its predecessor, the GATT.

Mr Peter Gallagher is Managing Director of Inquit. He was formerly the CEO of the Australian Dairy Industry Council and was a senior officer for 20 years in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. In 1996, he was appointed to the faculty of the Business School of the University of Melbourne - where he helped establish a program on international trade for MBA students.

Dr Nicholas Gruen is CEO of Lateral Economics. He is an economist with an impressive record of achievement and experience in the public sector, business groups and academia. He was previously an economic policy adviser to two Federal Government Ministers, Director of the Business Council of Australia's innovative New Directions economic reform project and influential participant in economic and industry policy formulation, notably in the automotive sector.

Last Updated: 18 January 2013