Rebecca Engebretsen

Post-doctoral Researcher, Center for Development and Cooperation NADEL, Swiss Federal Institute for Technology ETH, Zürich

Rebecca is a post-doctoral research fellow at the NADEL Centre for Development and Cooperation, ETH Zurich. She holds a PhD in Politics from the University of Oxford. Her research interest is centred around the political economy of development, with a specific focus on the political economy of natural resource-rich countries.

Irene Musselli

Post-doctoral Researcher, Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern

Irene is senior research scientist at the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern. Before joining the CDE, she worked for more than ten years in the Trade Division of UNCTAD. Irene holds a PhD in Law from the World Trade Institute, University of Bern. Her main research focus is on trade regulation and natural resource governance. She has published research on a wide range of trade policy issues in commodities.

Rahul Mehrotra

Post-doctoral Researcher & Project Coordinator, Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Rahul is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP) at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Graduate Institute, Geneva. His primary research fields include development economics and applied econometrics.

Siddhant Marur

Doctoral Researcher in Economics, Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Siddhant is a Research Assistant at the Centre on Conflict, Development, and Peacebuilding (CCDP). He is a PhD Candidate in Development Economics and holds a Masters in International Economics from the Graduate Institute, Geneva. His primary research fields include conflict, crime, and education in developing countries.

Capstone Researchers

Kristina Enger

Masters Student in International Affairs, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Kristina is currently enrolled to a Masters in International Affairs, specializing in trade and international finance, at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. She holds an LL.B in Law and Politics from the University of Essex. Her primary research interests are in international relations and financial transparency, focusing on multilateral collaborations.

Floris de Klerk Wolters

Masters Student in International Affairs, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Floris is a Dutch Master’s student in International Affairs at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. He holds a bachelor degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences from University College Utrecht, majoring in Political Sciences and Geography. Next to an internship at DCAF‘s Asia-Pacific Unit, Floris’ Capstone research focuses on the role of global trading hubs in the (illicit) commodities trade.

Alex Ho Cheung Wong

Masters Student in International Affairs, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Alex is a Master’s student in International Affairs at the Graduate Institute from Hong Kong. His undergraduate major at the University of Hong Kong is Politics and Public Administration. Besides representing the Graduate Institute in the John H. Jackson WTO Law Moot Court Competition, Alex’s Capstone research focuses on the role of global trading hubs in the (illicit) commodities trade.