Senior Policy Adviser
Robin Simpson is senior policy adviser to Consumers International (CI), the global federation of consumer organisations with over 200 member organisations in over 100 countries. He worked on CI’s trade policy during the Doha Round, notably on the Agriculture Agreement and the General Agreement on Trade in Services and has advised consumer associations on infrastructure policy at a global level for CI and in Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe and most recently in Africa.
He has been a member of the Technical Advisory Panel of the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) since 2006, and has worked for OECD on universal service policy for water (2004) and the price of water (2008-9). He is a long standing member of the OECD’s Consumer Policy Committee and during 2011 worked on the development of principles for consumer protection in financial services.