Research-based
policy recommendations
for the G7

Experts

The following leading experts from research institutes and think tanks from G7 countries are participating in the 2022 Think7 process and contributing to the work of the various task forces. As more pledges are made to serve on task forces, the list grows.

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Stavros Afionis

Lecturer in International Relations, Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd
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Pedro Ahlers

Sustainability Innovation Architect, New Ventures and Technologies at SAP
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Mehmet Sait Akman

Director of G20 Studies Centre, Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV)
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Andrzej Ancygier

Senior Climate Policy Analyst, Climate Analytics
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Linda Arthur

Senior Specialist, Asian Development Bank Institute
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John Aston

Professor, University of Cambridge
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Marie-Camille Attard

Unit Lead in Climate Policy, Climate Analytics

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Mona Badran

Digital Economy Professor, Cairo University & World Bank
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Tim Banning

Senior Expert International Energy Policy , Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH dena
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Sabine Baunach

Researcher, German Alliance on Climate Change and Health (KLUG)
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Markus Bayer

Senior Researcher, Bonn International Center for Conversion

John Beirne

Research Fellow, Asian Development Bank Institute
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Philipp Bien

PhD Candidate, University of Konstanz
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Nicola Bilotta

Senior fellow, IAI (International Affairs Institute)
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Henry Bittig

Scientist, Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (IOW)

Merike Blofield

Director, ILAS, GIGA
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Jack Bobo

Director of Global Food and Water Policy, The Nature Conservancy
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Doreen Bogdan

Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau, International Telecommunication Union
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Tom Bollyky

Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
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Rick Bright

Senior Vice President, Pandemic Prevention Institute, The Rockefeller Foundation
Photo: Dr. Michael Brüntrup is a Agricultural Economist and Senior Researcher in the Research programme: Transformation of Economic and Social Systems at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Michael Brüntrup

Senior Researcher, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Sara Burke

Senior Expert, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
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Creon Butler

Director, Global Economy and Finance Programme, Chatham House

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Selmin Caliskan

Director for Institutional Relations, Open Society Foundations
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Ilan Chabay

Head of Strategic Science Initiatives and Programs; Senior Investigator, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies
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Milindo Chakrabarti

Professor, Sharda University
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Michael Cichon

Fellow, International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW)
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Daniel Cohen

Chairman of the Board of Directors, PSE-Paris School of Economics
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Edoardo Croci

Enviromental economist, Università Bocconi
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Jesus Crespo Cuaresma

Professor of Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business

Jorge Cuartas

PhD Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Gora Datta

FHL7 University of California, Berkeley
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María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal

Professor of Health Promotion, University of Costa Rica
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Andrew Deutz

Director of Global Policy, Institutions and Conservation Finance, The Nature Conservancy
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Paramita Dey

Assistant Professor, Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology
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Simon Dikau

Research Officer, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science

Jakob Dirksen

Research and Policy Officer, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, University of Oxford

Vidya Diwakar

Researcher, Overseas Development Institute

Sonja Dobson

Senior Research Analyst, G7 Research Group
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Dieter Dohmen

Managing Director, FiBS Forschungsinstitut für Bildungs- und Sozialökonomie

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Burcu Eke-Schneider

Peace Worker / PhD Candidate, University of Wuppertal

Mark Elder

Director of Research and Publications, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
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Hani Eskandar

Digital Services Senior Coordinator, ITU Development Bureau
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Ilaria Espa

Senior Assistant Professor of International Economic Law, Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
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Benjamin Etzold

Senior Researcher, Bonn International Center for Conversion

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T. Robert Fetter

Senior Fellow, Duke Center for International Development, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
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David Fidler

Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
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Andy Filardo

Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Fernando Filgueira

Head of Office, United Nations Population Fund
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Sarah Fischer

Lead GovStack Flagship - Global Program Digital Transformation , GIZ
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Sean Flynn

Associate Professor of Economics, Scripps College
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Andreas Freytag

Professor of Economics, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena

Mei Lin Fung

Chair, People Centered Internet

Claire Fyson

Head of Climate Policy - Mitigation Pathway Analysis, Climate Analytics

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Françoise Gaill

Senor Researcher, CNRS Institute for ecology and environment (INEE)
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Kevin P. Gallagher

Professor of global development policy, Boston University Global Development Policy Center
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Miguel Gamino, Jr.

EVP, Enterprise Partnerships & Head of Global Cities and City Possible, Mastercard
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Alicia Garcia Herrero

Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Natixis
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Bruce Gellin

Chief of Global Public Health Strategy, Pandemic Prevention Institute, The Rockefeller Foundation

Sophie Gepp

Research associate, German Alliance on Climate Change and Health (KLUG)

Githinji Gitahi

Global Chief Executive Officer, Amref Health Africa
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Kristina M. Gjerde

Senior High Seas Advisor, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
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Amanda Glassman

Executive vice president, Center for Global Development

Paul Grainger

Honorary Senior Research Associate, University College London (UCL)
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Liz Grant

Assistant Principal , University of Edinburgh
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Stephany Griffith-Jones

Columbia University
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Nilima Gulrajani

Senior Research Fellow, ODI

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Andreas Hansen

Senior Policy Advisor, The Nature Conservancy
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Bill Hare

CEO, Climate Analytics
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Brendan Harnoys-Vannier

Research Economist, The Global Development Network
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Cecil Haverkamp

UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
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Sheila JJ Heymans

Executive Director , European Marine Board (EMB)
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Aidan Hollis

Professor, University of Calgary and Incentives for Global Health
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Michael Holz

Research Associate, Institute for SME Research Bonn
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Derek Hondo

Capacity Building and Training (CBT) Coordinator, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
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Jonas Hörsch

Co-lead of the energy modelling unit, Climate Analytics

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Moinul Islam

Assistant Professor, Research Institute for Future Design

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Michael Jakob

Researcher, Ecologic Institute
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Frank Jotzo

Professor, Australian National University

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Michelle Kaffenberger

Research Fellow, RISE Programme at the University of Oxford
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Linda Kalcher

Director EU Green Deal Diplomacy, European Climate Foundation
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Adam Kamradt-Scott

Professor and Chair of Global Public Health, European University Institute
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Caitlin Katsiaficas

Research & Policy | Migration & Displacement, International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)
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Rebecca Katz

Director, Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University
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Martin Kessler

Economist, OECD
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Elizabeth M. King

Senior Fellow, Managing Editor, Brookings Institution and the Journal of Development Effectiveness
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Declan Kirrane

Chairman, Global Science Collaboration Conference
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Birgit Klein

Oceanographer, Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

Adolf Kloke-Lesch

Co-Chair SDSN Europe, SDSN
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Sherman Kong

Head of GovStack Initiative, UNF-DIAL
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Robert Koopman

Chief Economist, World Trade Organization

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Anthony Lacavaro

Principal, Aquarian Holdings
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Mark Lambrides

Global Director, Energy and Climate Partnerships, The Nature Conservancy
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Hajo Lanz

Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
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Melissa Leach

Director , Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
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Rafael Leal-Arcas

Professor of International Economic Law, Queen Mary University of London
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Tabea Lissner

Head of Vulnerability and Adaptation; Co-head of Programme Strategies, Climate Analytics
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Marta Lomazzi

Executive Manager, World Federation of Public Health Associations
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Rayhaan Lorgat

Research Assistant, Institute for Global Prosperity
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Elizabeth Losos

Senior Fellow, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University
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Maike Luiken

Managing Director, Research & Development, CARBOVATE Development Corp.

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Hayley MacGregor

Professor, Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
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Yolanda Martinez

Overall Lead for GovStack Initiative, ITU Development Bureau

Juliana Martínez Franzoni

Professor, University of Costa Rica
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Bruce McKenney

Global Director, Renewable Energy, The Nature Conservancy
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Garrett Mehl

Unit Head, World Health Organisation
Photo: Katharina Molitor works as an advisor to the director for her engagement in the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) which is currently working on the topics of Planetary Health. Katharina Molitor is also pursuing a PhD at the University of Cologne on the role of smallholder agriculture, markets and food and nutrition security in the context of food price changes in a multi-sited case study in Bangladesh. She holds an M.Sc. in Geography.

Katharina Molitor

Researcher, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Irene Monasterolo

Professor of Climate Finance, EDHEC Business School and EDHEC-Risk Institute
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Derrick Muneene

Unit Head, World Health Organisation
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Eileen Murray

Chair, FINRA
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Max Mutschler

Senior Researcher, Bonn International Center for Conversion

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Minerva Novero

Policy Specialist, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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David Obura

Director, CORDIO East Africa

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Corine Pelluchon

Professor in Philosophy, Gustave Eiffel University/Fellow The New Institute
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Corine Pelluchon

Professor, Université Gustave Eiffel

Louis Pizarro

Secretary General, Santé Mondiale 2030

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Dil Rahut

Senior Fellow, ADB Institute
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Judith Ramadan

Program Lead & Head of Operations, Global Perspectives Initiative
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K. Srinath Reddy

President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)
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David Rhew

Global Chief Medical Officer & VP of Healthcare, Microsoft
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Walter Ricciardi

President, Italian National Institute of Health (Istituto Superiore di Sanità)

Simone Romano

Economist at office of the Chief Economist, OECD
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David Roos

E. Otis Kendall Professor of Biology, University of Pennsylvania

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Navroop K. Sahdev

Connection Science Fellow, MIT Connection Science
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Ronja Scheler

Programme Director International Affairs, Körber-Stiftung - Körber Foundation
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Jeffrey J. Schott

Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, PIIE
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Andrew Seely

Director, Architecture and Engineering (A&E), MindPoint Group

Maija Setälä

Professor, University of Turku

Andrew Shepherd

Principal Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute

Paul Shrivastava

Chief Sustainability Officer, Pennsylvania State University
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Tamara Singh

Strategic Advisor, The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF)
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Eleni Smitham

Research assistant, Center for Global Development
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Moekti Handajani Soejachmoen

Executive Director, Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID)

Tetsushi Sonobe

Dean and CEO, Asian Development Bank Institute
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Agnès Soucat

Head of Division of Health and Social Protection, Agence Française de Développement
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Ken Spours

Professor, UCL Institute of Education
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David Steven

Senior Fellow, UN Foundation

Michael Stolpe

Senior economist, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Lindsay Stringer

Professor in Environment and Development, University of York

Paola Subacchi

Professor of International Economics, Chair of the Queen Mary Global Policy Institute's Advisory Board , Queen Mary University of London
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Daniel Suryadarma

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

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Robert Tansey

Senior Policy Advisor, The Nature Conservancy

Peter Taylor

Director of Research, Institute of Development Studies
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Torsten Thiele

Senior Advisor, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) and Global Ocean Trust
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Mozelle Thompson

Strategic Advisor, UBMe, Inc.
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Mina Toksoz

Honorary Lecturer , Alliance Manchester Business School

Joyce Treptow

Research Fellow, UNU-Merit

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Sebastian Unger

Head of the Ocean Governance Research Group, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS)

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Paul van den Noord

Affiliate Member and Theme group leader , University of Amsterdam and Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES)

Martin van der Pütten

Head of International Relations, City of Dortmund

Ingo Venzke

Professor / Fellow, THE NEW INSTITUTE
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David Vines

Programme Director , Economics Department and Balliol College, University of Oxford
Photo: Ulrich Volz is a Senior Researcher at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Ulrich Volz

Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance, SOAS, University of London, Senior Researcher, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
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Anja von Moltke

Head of the UNEP's Environment and Trade Hub, UN Environment Programme, UNEP

Maike Voss

Managing Director, German Alliance on Climate Change and Health (KLUG)

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Katarzyna Wac

Professor of Computer Science, Quality of Life Technologies Lab
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Martin Wagner

Senior Policy Advisor Asylum, International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)
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Brittaney Warren

Lead Research Climate Change, G7 Research Group
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Jake Watson

Senior Director, UNF-DIAL

Richard Wike

Director of Global Attitudes Research, Pew Research Center
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Kate Wilson

Executive Director, Climate Change and Sustainability, NSW Department of Planning and Environment
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Alex Wong

Head of Global Challenge Partnerships, ITU

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Bai Xuemei

Professor, The Australian National University

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Yixin Yao

Senior Research Fellow, ADB Institute

Robert Yates

Executive Director, Centre for Universal Health, Chatham House
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Skye Gilbert Yoden

Digital Square & Strategy Director, PATH's Programs & Innovation

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Kurt Zatloukal

Professor of Pathology, Medical University of Graz