ARTNeT Advisor: Trade in Services, Investment and Competition
Mr. Pierre Sauvé is a senior trade Specialist at the World Bank Group, leading World Bank’s work on trade governance matters in the Geneva office of the Bank's Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment Global Practice. Prior to this, he was the Director of Program Development and Faculty Member at the World Trade Institute, University of Bern. He also served as an academic advisor and as a faculty member of the University of Barcelona’s LLM program in international economic law and policy and was a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, in Bruges, Belgium. He has held visiting professor appointments at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques’ (Sciences-Po) in Paris, France, and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He served as a senior economist in the OECD Trade Directorate from 1993–2002, a period during which he was a faculty member of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and was appointed non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Prior to joining the OECD, he served as services negotiator within the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade's Office of North American Free Trade Negotiations. He was previously a staff member of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade in Geneva, Switzerland as well as the Bank for International Settlements, in Basle, Switzerland. Mr. Sauvé was educated in economics and international relations at the Université du Québec à Montreal and Carleton University in Canada, as well as at Cambridge and Oxford universities. He currently serves on the Scientific Committee of the Swiss network for International Studies and on the Advisory Board of the WTO Academic Chairs program.