Stuart Harbinson

Stuart Harbinson is Senior Trade Policy Adviser at Sidley Austin LLP’s Geneva office. He joined Sidley Austin after gaining extensive trade policy experience in several high-level positions in the United Nations, World Trade Organization, and Hong Kong Government. When Permanent Representative of Hong Kong, China to the WTO, Mr. Harbinson chaired the General Council in 2001-2002, overseeing preparations for the Doha Ministerial Conference. He subsequently served as the first Chairman of the Agriculture Negotiations. He was Chief of Staff to Director-General Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi from 2002 to 2005 and Special Adviser to Director-General Pascal Lamy from 2005 to 2007.