Katrin Kuhlmann is an expert in international trade and development law and
regulation, and she both publishes and conducts in-field projects in this area. She is the President and Founder of the New Markets Lab, a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center. Katrin Kuhlmann serves as a Senior Advisor at the Corporate Council on Africa, a Fellow with the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, and a Senior Fellow with Progressive Economy. Her areas of focus include all aspects of economic law and regulation (including non-tariff measures, agriculture, and services), regional trade agreements, and international legal and regulatory reform. She is a member of the Advisory Boards of the Law and International Development Society (LIDS) at Harvard and Georgetown Law Schools, and she directs the Trade Innovation Initiative through Harvard LIDS. She is also a member of the Trade Advisory Committee on Africa of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the Bretton Woods Committee, the Trade Policy Forum, and the Trade, Finance, and Development Experts Group of the E15 Initiative led by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and the World Economic Forum. She serves on the boards of the Washington International Trade Association and Malaika Foundation. Ms Katrin Kuhlmann was a 2012-13 Wasserstein Public Interest Fellow at Harvard Law School and Co-Founder and President of TransFarm Africa. She has served as a Senior Fellow and Director at the Aspen Institute and a Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund. She also served as the Director for Eastern Europe and Eurasia at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative from 1999-2005 and practiced international law at Skadden and Dewey Ballantine. She holds degrees from Harvard Law School and Creighton University and was the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to study international economics.