policy recommendations
for the G7


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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Mehmet Sait Akman

Director of G20 Studies Centre, Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV)
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Linda Arthur

Senior Specialist, Asian Development Bank Institute


John Beirne

Research Fellow, Asian Development Bank Institute
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Nicola Bilotta

Senior fellow, IAI (International Affairs Institute)
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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Daniel Cohen

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


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Simon Dikau

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

Managing Director, FiBS Forschungsinstitut für Bildungs- und Sozialökonomie


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Ilaria Espa

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


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Andy Filardo

Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
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Andreas Freytag

Professor of Economics, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena

Mei Lin Fung

Chair, People Centered Internet


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Kevin P. Gallagher

Professor of global development policy, Boston University Global Development Policy Center
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Alicia Garcia Herrero

Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Natixis
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Stephany Griffith-Jones

Columbia University


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Brendan Harnoys-Vannier

Research Economist, The Global Development Network
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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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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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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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Robert Koopman

Chief Economist, World Trade Organization


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Anthony Lacavaro

Principal, Aquarian Holdings


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Irene Monasterolo

Professor of Climate Finance, EDHEC Business School and EDHEC-Risk Institute
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Eileen Murray

Chair, FINRA


Simone Romano

Economist at office of the Chief Economist, OECD


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Tamara Singh

Strategic Advisor, People Centered Internet
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Moekti Handajani Soejachmoen

Executive Director, Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID)

Tetsushi Sonobe

Dean and CEO, Asian Development Bank Institute

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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Mina Toksoz

Honorary Lecturer , Alliance Manchester Business School


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Paul van den Noord

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

Ulrich Volz

Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance, SOAS, University of London, Senior Researcher, German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)