The scientific and organizing committee consists of :

  • Charles Roger, is Assistant Professor at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals. Before joining IBEI, Charles was an SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto. He has also worked with the United Nations and other organizations in various consulting roles, including as a member of the UN High-Level Expert Group on Climate Change, Energy and Low-Carbon Development in Africa and as a contributing author of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
  • Miriam Bradley is Assistant Professor at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals. Prior to joining IBEI, Miriam held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, and teaching positions at University College London, the University of Oxford, and Oxford Brookes University. She also previously worked in the Humanitarian Policy Group at the Overseas Development Institute. She holds a doctorate in International Relations from the University of Oxford, where her thesis won the 2012 Winchester prize. Her research interests lie at the intersection of international relations, international security, and humanitarian policy. Miriam recently finished writing a book, Protecting Civilians in War, which will be published by Oxford University Press in March 2016.
  • Angel Saz-Carranza is Director of ESADEgeo Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics in addition to being Lecturer of the Department of Strategy and General Management. He earned a PhD in Public Management from ESADE as a Visiting Scholar at Wagner School of Public Service (New York University), where he spent three years. Previously he earned a Masters degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College (University of London). A beneficiary of La Caixa and Fulbright scholarships, he has managed several European Framework Program research grants. His research has been published in the Journal of Public Administration and Theory, Administration & Society, International Journal of Public Sector Management, Public Management Review, Sage 21st Century Reference Series, Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks and Palgrave Macmillan and in numerous Spanish-language publishers and journals. Additionally, he also works and consults with several non-profit and governmental institutions in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia.
  • Marie Vandendriessche, is a Senior Researcher at ESADEgeo Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics. Her research focuses on observing and studying the geopolitics of energy, along with climate change policy and diplomacy.  She holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from IBEI (Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals).  She has also received executive training at the Academy for Global Governance of the European University Institute (Florence).
  • Nico Krisch is a professor of international law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, where his work focuses on the legal structure of global governance, the politics of international law, and the postnational legal order emerging at the intersection of domestic, transnational and international law. He is also the coordinator of the Global Governance research programme at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, IBEI, and a research professor of the Catalan Institution for Advanced Studies (on leave). Previously, he held faculty positions at the the London School of Economics and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School. He holds a PhD in law from the University of Heidelberg, and his 2010 book, Beyond Constitutionalism: The Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law (OUP), was awarded the Certificate of Merit of the American Society of International Law.