Katrin Kuhlmann

President and Founder, New Markets Lab

Katrin Kuhlmann is the President and Founder of the New Markets Lab, a non-profit center focused on the intersection between law and regulation, economic development, entrepreneurship, and social impact. She is also a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, and she serves as a Senior Associate with the Global Food Security Project of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Her work focuses on trade and development, regional trade agreements, and market regulation, and she is published widely and frequently speaks on these topics. Ms. Kuhlmann is also a member of the Trade Advisory Committee on Africa of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), the Bretton Woods Committee, and the Trade, Finance, and Development Experts Group of the E15 Initiative led by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and World Economic Forum. She has held leadership positions in several non-profit organizations and think tanks and worked as a trade negotiator at USTR and international lawyer in private practice. She holds degrees from Harvard Law School and Creighton University, and was the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to study international economics.

Bridges news

22 February 2018
Alors que l’administration américaine prépare sa politique commerciale vis-à-vis de l’Afrique et que les dirigeants africains travaillent à l’harmonisation régionale, un terrain d’entente pourrait être en train d’émerger, axé sur les opportunités de marché, une approche équilibrée de l’état de...
15 February 2018
As the US Administration moves forward with a trade policy for Africa and African leaders work toward regional harmonisation, common ground may be emerging focused on market opportunity, a balanced approach to the rule of law, and support for regional trade. The future of trade and development...