Felipe Hees

Counselor at the Mission of Brazil to the World Trade Organization in Geneva


Felipe Hees is a Brazilian diplomat with a background in trade negotiations. He holds a Ph.D. in Brazilian History from the University of Brasília, Brazil, and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil. As trade negotiator, Mr. Hees has experience ranging from services, investment, e-commerce, agriculture, antidumping, safeguards, subsidies, countervailing measures, SPS, and other issues in the multilateral, regional and bilateral context (Mercosur, Free Trade Area of the Americas, Mercosur/European Union, WTO). Mr. Hees has also served as panelist in WTO dispute settlement cases and has authored several publications in his field. He was the Director of the Brazilian Trade Remedies Authority from 2011-2014 and headed the unit responsible for trade negotiations with Egypt, Jordan and Morocco. Mr. Hees holds a degree in Economics (UNICAMP, Brazil).



Bridges news

5 Junio 2018
Este artículo analiza la evolución del tema de “inversiones” en la OMC desde 1995 y examina los principales planteos en esta materia circulados en 2017, con miras a reflexionar sobre las perspectivas de un acuerdo "pro-multilateral" en materia de facilitación de inversiones.