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The IGA aims to build a vibrant intellectual environment for original, rigorous and significant thinking and broader impact in London, but also to form an alliance of centres of excellence in research and policy thinking in emerging economies.

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IGA Director

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Professor Erik Berglof

Inaugural Director of the Institute of Global Affairs

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IGA Programme Director

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Piroska Nagy Mohacsi

Programme Director in the Institute of Global Affairs since September 2015

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Professional Services Staff

Geri-Miric

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.

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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.

e-mail:                  k.j.tritton@lse.ac.uk

tel:                         +44(0)20 7955 7388

IGA Centre Directors

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Professor Christine Chinkin

Director, Centre for Women, Peace and Security

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Professor Toby Dodge

Director, Middle East Centre

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GarethJones

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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Professors in Practice

Anne-Applebaum

Anne Applebaum

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.

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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.

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Peter Sutherland

Peter Sutherland

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).

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Visiting Professors in Practice

Gibril Faal

Gibril Faal 

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.

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Visiting Professors

Mario-Blejer

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.

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Brad-Blitz

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.

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Eleonore-Kofman

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.

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Visiting Fellows

Oksana-Antonenko

Oksana Antonenko

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.  

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Duncan-Clark

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.

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Pamela-DeLargy

Pamela DeLargy 

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.

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Mark Florman 

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. 

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Jawad-Iqbal

Jawad Iqbal 

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.

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AshrafKhateeb

Ashraf Khateeb

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.

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Elina Ribakova

Elina Ribakova

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.

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Peter-Pomerantsev

Peter Pomerantsev

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.

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Christina-Segal-Knowles

Christina Segal-Knowles

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.

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Torsten-Thiele

Torsten Thiele 

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.

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Agnieszka-Wysokinska

Agnieszka Wysokińska

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.

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Jeromin-Zettelmeyer

Jeromin Zettelmeyer

Jeromin is Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and works on global economic policy topics.

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