Mareike Transfeld is the Head of Research at YPC, where she manages the research components of various projects in the fields of security sector, civil society and media. She is PhD candidate at the Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS), Freie Universität Berlin. She is currently Associate Fellow at the Center for Applied Research in Partnership with the Orient in Bonn, and until 2015 was a Research Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin. She is a former co-editor of Muftah’s Yemen and Gulf countries pages.
Alessandro Tinti has a PhD in International Relations from the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, where he specialised in environmental conflicts. During 2016 and 2017 he conducted field research in northern Iraq to explore the politics of natural resources. He also assisted the European Commission as consultant on migration issues. Currently, he is academic tutor at the University of Florence and lectures a course in Energy Policy at CET.
Susan A. Thornton is a U.S. diplomat with almost 30 years of experience with the U.S. State Department in Eurasia and East Asia. She is currently a senior fellow and research scholar at the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale University Law School; director of the Forum on Asia-Pacific Security at the National Committee on American Foreign Policy; and a non resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Lucia Tajoli is Full Professor of Economic Policy at the Department of Management Engineering of the Politecnico di Milano. Previously she was a Lecturer at Bocconi University and then an Associate Professor at the Polytechnic University of Milan. She received her degree in Political Economy in 1988 and a PhD in Economics from Bocconi University in 1994.
Simone Tagliapietra is a Senior fellow at Bruegel. He is also Adjunct professor at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and at The Johns Hopkins University – SAIS Europe. Simone’s research activity focuses on climate and energy issues. He works on the EU climate and energy policy and on the political economy of global decarbonisation. With a record of numerous scientific publications, he is also the author of Global energy fundamentals (Cambridge University Press, 2020) and L’energia del mondo (Il Mulino, 2020).
Dr. Niklas Swanström is the Executive Director of the Institute for Security and Development Policy, and one of its co-founders. He is a Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Kazuto Suzuki is Professor of Science and Technology Policy at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo, Japan. He received a Ph.D. from Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, England. He was the Associate Professor at the University of Tsukuba from 2000 to 2008 and served as Professor of International Politics at Hokkaido University until 2020. He served as an expert in the Panel of Experts for Iranian Sanction Committee under the United Nations Security Council from 2013 to July 2015.
Dr. Sullivan serves as an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations in the School of Sciences and Humanities at Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. He earned his PhD in political science from the George Washington University in Washington, DC and specializes in studying Central Asian and Russian politics
Donatella Strangio è Professore Ordinario di Storia Economica presso la Facoltà di Economia de la Sapienza Università di Roma. È autrice di numerosi libri e articoli su riviste nazionali e internazionali. I suoi lavori più citati sono: la carestia in età preindustriale, Migrazioni italiane e internazionali, Finanze pubbliche, Colonizzazione e decolonizzazione, Istituzioni e Crescita economica di lungo periodo, Storia del turismo e Storia economica globale.