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Professor Erik Berglof
Inaugural Director of the Institute of Global Affairs
Piroska Nagy Mohacsi
Programme Director in the Institute of Global Affairs since September 2015
Geri Miric, Executive Assistant to the IGA Director
Geri is responsible for providing support to the IGA Director as well as taking an active role in the IGA administration as secretary to the Management Team and Executive Committee. She joined IGA in September 2015 from LSE’s Office of the Deputy Director. Geri held similar roles at University College London and King’s College London. She received a degree in Spanish and French from London Metropolitan University and a has a Diploma in Translation (IoLET) from the University of Westminster.
Keith Tritton, Interim Institute Manager
Keith Tritton is the Interim Institute Manager at the Institute of Global Affairs, LSE. He joined the Institute in 2016 from the LSE Asia Research Centre where he was Centre Manger. Prior to joining LSE he held management positions at Imperial College London, Roehampton University and Birkbeck College. He holds a BSc International Relations from the LSE.
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Professor Tim Allen
Director, Africa Centre
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Dr Mukulika Banerjee
Director, South Asia Centre
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Professor Christine Chinkin
Director, Centre for Women, Peace and Security
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Professor Michael Cox
Director, LSE IDEAS
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Professor Toby Dodge
Director, Middle East Centre
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Professor Gareth A Jones
Director, Latin America and Caribbean Centre
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Dr Jürgen Haacke
Director, Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre
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Professor Peter Trubowitz
Director, US Centre
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Anne Applebaum is a journalist and prize-winning historian with a particular expertise in the history of communism and the experience of post-communist “democratization” in the Soviet Union and central Europe. She runs ARENA, a program on disinformation and 21st century propaganda, and is building the Transformation Lab, a program focused on the political and economic transformation of individual countries.
Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable
Sir Vince contributes across a range of the IGA’s activities, drawing upon his experience in international economic relations and developing markets in particular.
Peter Sutherland has been the UN Special Representative for International Migration since 2006. With the Secretary-General, he proposed the creation of the now active State-led Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD).
Gibirl Faal is a Visiting Professor in Practice at the Institute of Global Affairs and a multidisciplinary business and development executive. He was one of the global leaders who spoke at the 2016 UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, which led to negotiations for a Global Compact on Migration.
Dr Mario Blejer is a Visiting Professor in the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics. Mario has a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago and an MA in Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Brad K. Blitz is a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics. Brad received his Ph.D. from Stanford University and is a Professor of International Politics at Middlesex University London and Senior Fellow of the Global Migration Centre in the Graduate Institute, Geneva.
Eleonore Kofman is a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics. Eleonore received her D.Phil from Oxford University and is Professor of Gender, Migration and Citizenship and Co-Director of the Social Policy Research Centre at Middlesex University London. She is a leading international scholar on gender and migration, and in particular on theoretical and policy aspects of family-related and skilled labour migrations.
Oksana focuses on political economy of illiberal democracies. She is also working on developing methodology for assessing long term political risks for international investors associated with rising populism, weak institutions and governance failures.
Duncan Clark, OBE
Duncan is a former Visiting Scholar at Stanford University and previously served as Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in China.
Pamela works in the area of migration and refugee research. She is a specialist on the ‘horn of Africa’ and has worked for two decades to ensure that gender is considered seriously in UN humanitarian and development assistance programmes.
Mark is a leading authority on some of the world’s most entrenched socio-economic challenges, speaking widely on reforms that must be made to drive improved governance and productivity, and always championing the power and social impact of good business.
Jawad is a Visiting Senior Fellow in the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics, a journalist and a former senior executive in BBC News.
Ashraf Khateeb is a communication advisor for the Negotiation Affairs Department (NAD) of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Ashraf has an extensive experience in the field of Palestinian public relations and diplomacy. He was closely involved with the Palestinian National Committee team who were responsible for the preparation of the UN bid file and then overseeing the implementation of strategies related to the State of Palestine joining international treaties and conventions. Additionally, he represented the PLO in international meetings and conferences.
Elina has over 15 years of experience in both the financial industry and policy making and is now responsible for a number of policy initiatives, ranging from global financial architecture to migration.
Peter is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics, an author and TV producer. He specialises on propaganda and media development.
Until January 2017, Christina served as Special Assistant to President Obama for International Economics and Senior Director for Global Economics and Finance at the White House.
Torsten is founder of the Global Ocean Trust and Vice-President of the Institut Choiseul, and his research area is ocean and Arctic governance solutions.
Agnieszka is interested in the role that institutions and culture play in economic development, as well as the economics of education, microeconometrics, and policy evaluation methods.
Jeromin is Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and works on global economic policy topics.
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