ARTNeT Advisor: Trade Negotiations
Mr. Henry Gao is Associate Professor of Law at Singapore Management University School of Law. His research areas include WTO, International Trade Law, Chinese Law and Law and Economics. He obtained J.D degree from Vanderbilt University in 2002. He worked in Geneva as the lawyer at the WTO Secretariat and was an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), where he also served as the Deputy Director of the East Asian International Economic Law and Policy (EAIEL) Program, the flagship program for WTO-related activities at HKU.
He is a member of Advisory Board of WTO Chairs Programme, WTO Secretariat, a member of the E15 Initiative, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development IICTSD) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and a lecturer of Training course on Trade and Investment Integration. Previously, he served as a consultant at the World Bank. Currently, he is working on the projects including Institutional Reform of the WTO as well as China and WTO, especially China’s Free Trade Agreements Strategy and China’s Participation in WTO Dispute Settlement.