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.