The Director-General of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was responsible for supervising the administrative functions of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The first Director-General, Eric Wyndham White, was appointed on March 23, 1965.  GATT had a total of 5 Director-Generals until the WTO was formed in 1995. Peter Sutherland was the last Director-General of GATT, and the first of the WTO.
|Name||Took office||Left office||Country|
|1||Eric Wyndham White||1948||6 May 1968||United Kingdom|
|2||Olivier Long||6 May 1968||1 October 1980||Switzerland|
|3||Arthur Dunkel||1 October 1980||1 July 1993||Switzerland|
|5||Peter Sutherland||1 July 1993||1 May 1995 (WTO)||Ireland|