Research AssociateBilal contributes to the institute’s work on peace and security and is editor of the PeaceLab Blog.
DirectorThorsten’s interests include the UN, security, data and technology politics, and the making of global (dis)order.
Research AssociateSarah focuses on conflict analysis, security governance, and foreign policy planning.
Research FellowSarah focuses on German foreign policy, crisis prevention, and UN peacekeeping.
Research AssociateMark works on humanitarian action with a focus on governance, financing, and non-Western actors.
Jonas' research interests include human rights and humanitarian action, particularly forced migration.
German Chancellor FellowChristine’s research interests include international human rights law and technology policy.
Project ManagerAlex has expertise in humanitarian and development policy and a keen interest in multi-stakeholder initiatives.
Research Assistant Thomas supports the institute's work on promoting multilateralism in a changing global order.
Project ManagerMirko focuses on technology and policymaking as well as the impact of rising powers on global security.
Head of OperationsWade focuses on public-private partnerships and development. He also manages GPPi finances and operations.
Associate DirectorKatrin is interested in how to promote human rights through diplomacy and development cooperation.
Steph contributes to the institute’s communications, publications and outreach activities.
Project ManagerJulian explores international law and policy on refugees, human rights, and humanitarian aid.
Melissa contributes to the institute’s work on German foreign policy, crisis prevention, and peacebuilding.
Research AssistantTheresa contributes to the institute’s work on peace and security and helps run the PeaceLab Blog.
Claudia focuses on humanitarian action, peacebuilding, and the use of technology in conflict settings.
Head of CommunicationsKatharina manages GPPi’s communications, publications, and outreach activities.
Research AssociateDavid focuses on data and technology politics as well as illiberal and authoritarian influences in Europe.
Research FellowGarima works on Indian foreign and security policy, BRICS, and UN peacekeeping.
PresidentWolfgang’s expertise includes global governance, economic institutions, and public-private partnerships.
Associate DirectorPhilipp leads the institute’s work on peace and security in a changing global order.
Project ManagerJoel’s expertise includes intercultural communication methods and the role of rising powers in global governance.
Research FellowTobias' expertise includes insurgency and counterinsurgency in the contemporary Middle East.
Research AssociateMario’s research interests include stabilization and security governance in post-conflict environments.
Research AssociateJanika works on quantitative human rights research and the protection of human rights defenders.
DirectorJulia conducts research and leads GPPi’s evaluation practice on humanitarian and development issues.
Project AssociateSonya contributes to the Global Governance Futures program and GPPi’s work on rising powers.
Research AssociateKristina’s areas of expertise include public-private partnerships and European law.
IT ManagerGunther oversees the technical development and administration of GPPi’s websites, systems, and networks.
Research AssistantMarie's research interests include international development cooperation, human rights, and humanitarian action.
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