Lecturer on Law
Katrin Kuhlmann is the President and Founder of the New Markets Lab, a non-profit organization established to pioneer an inclusive approach to economic legal and regulatory reform in developing markets. She is a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center. Her areas of interest include international trade and development, economic law and regulation, agricultural development, regional trade agreements, and international legal and regulatory reform. She serves as a Senior Advisor at the Corporate Council on Africa, a Senior Fellow with Progressive Economy, and a Fellow with the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs. She is a member of the Advisory Boards of the Law and International Development Society (LIDS) at Harvard and Georgetown Law Schools, and she directs the Trade Innovation Initiative through Harvard LIDS. She is also a member of the Trade Advisory Committee on Africa of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the Bretton Woods Committee, the Trade Policy Forum, and the Trade, Finance, and Development Experts Group of the E15 Initiative led by ICTSD and the World Economic Forum. She serves on the boards of the Washington International Trade Association and Malaika Foundation. Ms. Kuhlmann was a 2012-13 Wasserstein Public Interest Fellow at Harvard Law School. She was Co-Founder and President of TransFarm Africa, a fellow at the German Marshall Fund, and a Senior Fellow at the Aspen Institute. She also served as the Director for Eastern Europe and Eurasia at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and practiced international law at Skadden and Dewey Ballantine. She holds degrees from Harvard Law School and Creighton University and was the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to study international economics.