Simon Evenett is a professor of international trade and economic development at the University of St. Gallen and the coordinator of Global Trade Alert, the independent trade policy monitor. In addition to his research into the determinants of international commercial flows, Dr. Evenett is particularly interested in the relationships between international trade policy, national competition law and policy, and economic development.
He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University and a BA (Hons) from the University of Cambridge. Dr. Evenett has been a (non-resident) senior fellow of the economic studies programme at Brookings Institution. Previously, he has taught at Oxford University and Rutgers University as well as serving twice as a World Bank official.