Pierre Sauvé is a faculty member and Senior Research Fellow (non-resident) at the World Trade Institute (WTI), in Berne, Switzerland, where he teaches in the WTI’s MILE programme and directs a four-year Swiss National Foundation research project on the evolving international regulatory framework in service industries (2005-9).
He is a Visiting Fellow and Research Associate in the International Trade Policy Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), in London, U.K., and also holds a Visiting Professor appointment in the International Relations Department at the College of Europe, in Bruges, Belgium. Since 1999, he has taught in the Academy of International Law’s annual Summer Academy on the Law and Economics of the WTO, held in Macau. He is a Fellow of the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE), in Brussels, Belgium, since its launch in October 2006. He was a Visiting Professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences-Po), in Paris, France, in 2003–04 and has worked as a Paris-based consultant for the World Bank since January 2003. From 1998–2000, he taught at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, during which period he was also appointed Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, in Washington, D.C. He served as Canada’s services negotiator in the North American Free Trade Agreement and was a staff member at the Bank for International Settlements, the General Agreement on tariffs and Trade and the OECD Trade Directorate.
Professor Sauvé’s research interests focus on the evolution of rule-making for services trade and investment, labour mobility and the impact that regional integration agreements exert on the design and operation of the multilateral trading system.