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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Linda Arthur

Senior Specialist, Asian Development Bank Institute


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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Markus Bayer

Senior Researcher, Bonn International Center for Conversion

Debapriya Bhattacharya

Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)
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Philipp Bien

PhD Candidate, University of Konstanz


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Milindo Chakrabarti

Professor, Sharda University

Brahima Coulibaly

Vice President and Director, Global Economy and Development Programme, Brookings
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Edoardo Croci

Enviromental economist, Università Bocconi


Yose Rizal Damuri

Executive Director, CSIS

Nicole Deitelhoff

Professor of International Relations and Theories, Goethe University Frankfurt
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Paramita Dey

Assistant Professor, Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology

Sonja Dobson

Senior Research Analyst, G7 Research Group


Mark Elder

Director of Research and Publications, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
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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


Ignacio Garcia Bercero

Director, DG Trade in the European Commission
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Nilima Gulrajani

Senior Research Fellow, ODI



Moinul Islam

Assistant Professor, Research Institute for Future Design


Stephen Karingi

Director, Regional Integration and Trade Division, Economic Commission for Africa
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Caitlin Katsiaficas

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

Stephan Klingebiel

Head of Programme Inter- and Transnational Cooperation, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institute für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Adolf Kloke-Lesch

Co-Chair SDSN Europe, SDSN


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Elizabeth Losos

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


Stefan Mair

Director, German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Philani Mthembu

Executive Director, Institute for Global Dialogues
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Max Mutschler

Senior Researcher, Bonn International Center for Conversion



Andrea Ordóñez

Director, Southern Voice


Birgit Pickel

Director General for Africa, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Annalisa Prizzon

Senior Research Fellow, ODI


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Judith Ramadan

Program Lead & Head of Operations, Global Perspectives Initiative


Ambassador Günter Sautter

Director General, United Nations and Arms Control in the Federal Foreign Office
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Ronja Scheler

Programme Director International Affairs, Körber-Stiftung - Körber Foundation

Jeffrey J. Schott

Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, PIIE

Maija Setälä

Professor, University of Turku

Paul Shrivastava

Chief Sustainability Officer, Pennsylvania State University

Elizabeth Sidiropoulos

Chief Executive, South African Institute of International Affairs
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David Steven

Senior Fellow, UN Foundation


Nathalie Tocci

Director, IAI

Joyce Treptow

Research Fellow, UNU-Merit


Martin van der Pütten

Head of International Relations, City of Dortmund
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Anja von Moltke

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


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Martin Wagner

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


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Bai Xuemei

Professor, The Australian National University