Global Governance Institute



Our staff and thematic directors collaborate with colleagues across UCL to advance research on key global governance issues, organise public events and engage with the policy community.

GGI Staff and Thematic Directors
Institute Staff
GGI Director David Coen
David Coen
Tel: 020 7679 4967
Email: d.coen@ucl.ac.uk       
GGI Deputy Director Tom Pegram

Deputy Director    
Tom Pegram
Tel: 020 3108 9291
Email: t.pegram@ucl.ac.uk    

Institute Manager
Monica Burgess
Tel: 020 3108 9289
Email: monica.burgess@ucl.ac.uk
GGI Research Assistant Julia Kreienkamp
Research Assistant 
Julia Kreienkamp 
Tel: 020 3108 9290
Email: j.kreienkamp@ucl.ac.uk
Thematic Directors
Kristin Bakke - Thematic Director Global Security
Global Security
Kristin Bakke  
Tel: 020 7679 4967
Email: kmbakke@ucl.ac.uk
Barnali Choudhury - Thematic Director Global Justice and Ethics

Global Justice and Ethics  
Barnali Choudhury
Tel: 020 3108 8321
Email: b.choudhury@ucl.ac.uk

Julius Mugwagwa - Thematic Director Global Health
Global Health
Julius Mugwagwa  
Email: j.mugwagwa@ucl.ac.uk
Lauge Poulsen - Thematic Director Global Economy
Global Economy 
Lauge Poulsen 
Tel: 020 3108 9290
Email: l.poulsen@ucl.ac.uk
Academic Steering Board
Richard Bellamy - Academic Steering Board
Richard Bellamy  
Professor of Political Science
UCL Political Science
E: r.bellamy@ucl.ac.uk     
Jason Blackstock - Academic Steering Board

Jason Blackstock
Associate Professor of Science and Global Affairs
E: jason.blackstock@ucl.ac.uk 

Raimund Bleischwitz - Academic Steering Board
Raimund Bleischwitz  
Chair in Sustainable Global Resources
UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources
E: r.bleischwitz@ucl.ac.uk
Iris Chiu - Academic Steering Board
Iris Chiu 
Professor of Company Law and Financial Regulation
UCL Laws
E: hse-yu.chiu@ucl.ac.uk
Jason Dittmer - Academic Steering Board
Jason Dittmer
Professor of Political Geography
UCL Geography
E: j.dittmer@ucl.ac.uk       
Christian Dustmann - Academic Steering Board
Christian Dustmann
Professor of Economics
UCL Economics
E: c.dustmann@ucl.ac.uk       
Par Engstrom - Academic Steering Board
Par Engstrom 
Senior Lecturer in Human Rights
UCL Institute of the Americas
E: p.engstrom@ucl.ac.uk
Sarah Hawkes - Academic Steering Board
Sarah Hawkes 
Professor of Global Public Health
UCL Institute for Global Health
E: s.hawkes@ucl.ac.uk
Ilan Kelman - GGI Academic Steering Board
Ilan Kelman
Reader in Risk, Resilience & Global Health
UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction / UCL Institute for Global Health
E: i.kelman@ucl.ac.uk
Maria Lee - Academic Steering Board
Maria Lee 
Professor of Law
UCL Laws
E: maria.lee@ucl.ac.uk
Caren Levy - Academic Steering Board
Caren Levy 
Professor of Transformative Urban Planning
UCL Development Planning Unit
E: c.levy@ucl.ac.uk
JP MacIntosh - Academic Steering Board
JP MacIntosh 
UCL Institute for Strategy, Resilience & Security
E: j.macintosh@ucl.ac.uk
Mark Maslin - Academic Steering Board
Mark Maslin 
Professor of Climatology
UCL Geography
E: m.maslin@ucl.ac.uk
Kevin Middlebrook - Academic Steering Board
Kevin Middlebrook 
Professor of Latin American Politics
UCL Intitute of the Americas
E: k.middlebrook@ucl.ac.uk
Neil Mitchell - Academic Steering Board
Neil Mitchell  
Professor of International Relations
UCL Political Science
E: n.mitchell@ucl.ac.uk
Avia Pasternak - Academic Steering Board
Avia Pasternak 
Senior Lecturer in Global Ethics
UCL Political Science
E: avia.pasternak@ucl.ac.uk
Arthur Petersen - Academic Steering Board
Arthur Petersen 
Professor of Science, Technology and Public Policy
E: arthur.petersen@ucl.ac.uk
Nick Phelps - Academic Steering Board
Nicholas Phelps
Chair of Urban and Regional Development
UCL School of Planning
E: n.phelps@ucl.ac.uk
Ian Scott - Academic Steering Board
Ian Scott  
UCL Grand Challenges
E: ian.scott@ucl.ac.uk
Joanne Scott - Academic Steering Board
Joanne Scott  
Professor of European Law
UCL Laws
E: joanne.scott@ucl.ac.uk
Stephen Smith - Academic Steering Board
Stephen Smith  
Professor of Economics
UCL Economics
E: stephen.smith@ucl.ac.uk
David Tuckett - Academic Steering Board
David Tuckett  
Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty
E: d.tuckett@ucl.ac.uk
Lisa Vanhala - GGI Academic Steering Board
Lisa Vanhala  
Reader in Human Rights
UCL Political Science
E: l.vanhala@ucl.ac.uk
Michael Walls - GGI Academic Steering Board
Michael Walls 
Senior Lecturer
UCL Development Planning Unit
E: m.walls@ucl.ac.uk
Albert Weale - Academic Steering Board
Albert Weale  
Emeritus Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy
UCL Political Science
E: a.weale@ucl.ac.uk
Research Collaborators
Andrew Barry - Research Collaborators
Andrew Barry
Chair of  Human Geography
UCL Geography
E: a.barry@ucl.ac.uk
Paul Ekins - Research Collaborators

Paul Ekins
Professor of Resources and Environment Policy
UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources
E: p.ekins@ucl.ac.uk

Aniko Hovarth - Research Collaborators
Aniko Hovarth 
Research Associate
UCL Institute of Education
E: aniko.hovarth@ucl.ac.uk
Saladin Meckled-Garcia - Research Collaborators
Saladin Meckled-Garcia
UCL Institutes for Human Rights
E: s.meckled-garcia@ucl.ac.uk
Nils Metternich - Research Collaborators
Nils Metternich
Reader in International Relations
UCL Political Science
E: n.metternich@ucl.ac.uk
Alex Mills - Research Collaborators
Alex Mills
Reader in Public and Private Law
UCL Laws
E: a.mills@ucl.ac.uk
Richard Moorhead - Research Collaborator
Richard Moorhead
Chair of Law and Professional Ethics
UCL Laws
E: r.moorhead@ucl.ac.uk
Colin Provost - Research Collaborators
Colin Provost
Senior Lecturer in Public Policy
UCL Political Science
E: c.provost@ucl.ac.uk
Alan Renwick - Research Collaborators
Alan Renwick
Deputy Director
UCL Constitution Unit
E: a.renwick@ucl.ac.uk
Andrea Rigon - Research Collaborators
Andrea Rigon
UCL Development Planning Unit
E: andrea.rigon@ucl.ac.uk
Mike Seiferling - Research Collaborators
Mike Seiferling
Lecturer in Public Finance
UCL Political Science
E: m.seiferling@ucl.ac.uk
Michael Shattock - Research Collaborators
Michael Shattock
Visiting Professor
UCL Institute of Education
E: m.shattock@ioe.ac.uk
Tristan Smith - Research Collaborators

Tristan Smith
Reader in Energy and Shipping
UCL Energy Institute
E: tristan.smith@ucl.ac.uk

Claudia Sternberg - Research Collaborators

Claudia Sternberg
Principal Research Fellow
UCL European Institute
E: c.sternberg@ucl.ac.uk