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.
Ms. Kuhlmann 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 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.
Before establishing her own non-profit organization, she served as the Director for Eastern Europe and Eurasia at the Office of the USTR, and practiced international law at Skadden and Dewey Ballantine.
She holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a B.A. from Creighton University, and was the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to study international economics.