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Dr. Richard T. Griffiths
Founder / Expert
Research Fellow International Studies and Guest at Centre for Innovation (Leiden University). Emeritus professor of Economic and Social History and of International Studies. Teaches the MOOC “Configuring the World”. 2016 Winner of Coursera Outstanding Educator Award for Innovation.
Dr. Wendy Asbeek Brusse
Director of the Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. Former director of the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR).
Dr. Ir. Paul Engel
Senior Fellow at European Center for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) in Maastricht, formerly (2001-2015) its director. Chairman of the Steering Group for the establishment of the Dutch Food and Business Knowledge Forum.
Drs. Bert van Geel
Ambassador and strategic policy advisor at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He recently coordinated the OECD assessment of the Development Cooperation policy of the Netherlands government.
Dr. Helge Pharo
Emeritus Professor of International History at the University of Oslo and director of the Forum for Contemporary History. Initiator of the international research group on the history of development aid. Consultant for the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
Dr. Ulrich Mans
Project manager at the Centre for Innovation responsible for the development of new research approaches in the field of peace and security and sustainability.
Dr. Pio Wennubst
Ambassador and Assistant Director General at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).


Clémence Overeem
Webdeveloper & Webmaster
Dário Moreira
Elena Zanchetta
Nynke van der Heide

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Jamie Schuurman
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Vincent Hodde
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