Meagan Byrd is the chair of summit studies for the G7 Research Group and an analyst with the G20 Research Group based at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy in Trinity College at the University of Toronto. She was a member of the field team for the G20’s summit in Buenos Aires in 2018 and the G7’s summit in Biarritz in 2019. Her research interests include international journalism, political communications and diplomacy. Meagan holds an honours bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Toronto. Follow her on Twitter @MeaganKByrd.
Adam Burke is The Asia Foundation’s director of Conflict and Fragility. With over 20 years of experience working across Southeast and South Asia, he is a specialist in conflict, peacebuilding, and development, having worked as researcher and practitioner on many aspects of conflict prevention. Dr Burke holds a doctoral degree in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
Riccardo Bosetti is Junior Research Fellow at the Global Policy Institute (GPI) in London. He holds a BA in International Relations from the Catholic University in Milan, as well as a MSc in International Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). His research focuses on Chinese and East Asian politics, specifically on the digital aspects of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Federico Borsari is Pan European Fellow for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) and Associate Analyst with ISPI. From 2018 to 2020 he was an ISPI Project Assistant for the MED Dialogues Conference. He was awarded his Bachelor in History at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He also holds a Master in International Relations from the University of Bologna and has recently completed a Master in Middle Eastern Studies at the Postgraduate School of Economics and International Relations (ASERI) of Milan.
Diego Bolchini è docente di analisi delle informazioni per la sicurezza presso l’Università di Firenze - Corso di Perfezionamento Post-Laurea in Intelligence e Sicurezza Nazionale svolto in sinergia con la PcM e Research Associate Fellow presso l’Istituto Gino Germani di Scienze Sociali e Studi Strategici. Dopo aver conseguito un Master in Geopolitica presso l’Università la Sapienza di Roma ha frequentato un Corso Executive in Affari Strategici presso la SoG (School of Government) - Università Luiss Guido Carli.
Amanda Bisong is a Nigerian national, with a background in Law (Bachelor/ Barrister in Nigeria) and a Master degrees in International Law and Economics (World Trade Institute, Bern) and International Trade Policy and Trade Law (Lund University). She is currently also pursuing her part-time Ph.D. on the topic of Regional Migration Governance (with a focus on West Africa) at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Sara Berloto is a Junior Research Fellow at CERGAS-SDA Bocconi School of Management and Teaching Assistant at Bocconi University. She holds a BSc in International Relations and European Institutions at the University of Milan and a MSc in Economics and Management of Government and International Organizations at Bocconi University. She previously worked as Trainee at the Political Office of the Italian Embassy in Paris and then at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva.