Editorial Board

C.J. Polychroniou
Caroline S. Wagner
Juergen Braunstein
Robert Falkner
Professor Ann Florini
Thomas Hale
Gleider Hernández
Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Marion Laboure
Kate Macdonald
Anthony McGrew
Dr Eva-Maria Nag
Lauge Poulsen
Danny Quah
Professor Dani Rodrik
Joel Sandhu
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Catherine Turner

Advisory Board

Professor Tim Besley
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor John Braithwaite
Professor Mick Cox
Professor Geoffrey Garrett
Professor Takatoshi Ito
Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor Robert Keohane
Andreas Klasen
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Professor Ngaire Woods
Professor Tianbiao Zhu

Practitioners' Board

Mr Lakhdar Brahimi
Richard Burge
Augustin Carstens Carstens
Howard Davies
Bill Emmott
Pascal Lamy
Chris Miller
Alastair Newton
James Orbinski
Javier Solana
George Soros
Professor Muhammad Yunus

Andreas Klasen

Andreas Klasen
Offenburg University
Professor of International Business
Professor of International Business


Andreas Klasen is full Professor of International Business at Offenburg University teaching courses on global economy, international financial management and qualitative methods. His research focuses on trade, economic development and business ethics. He is also Senior Honorary Fellow in the Global Policy Institute at Durham University, Visiting Fellow at Newcastle Business School, and a Member of the National Committee of ICC Germany.

He advises multilateral development banks, governments and international corporates on strategy, finance, trade and innovation, in particular in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For example, he advised the Asian Development Bank as well as the European Investment Bank, and is supporting governments in Europe and the Middle East on the implementation, benchmarking and enhancement of innovation and trade instruments. He has long lasting experience in WTO disputes.

Until 2015, he was Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Germany and PwC’s Economics & Policy leader, serving as Managing Director of the official German export credit and investment guarantee agency. Before joining PwC, he was Head of Guarantees and Export Finance with EADS (Airbus Group). Until 2014, Professor Klasen served as the Vice President of the Berne Union.

Andreas Klasen was educated at the University of Wuerzburg and the University of Hanover (Law), at Northumbria University (Business and Law) and the University of St Andrews (Theology)