Editorial Board

Professor Ann Florini
Dr Ian Goldin
Thomas Hale
Parag Khanna
Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Charles A. Kupchan
Kate Macdonald
Professor Anthony McGrew
Dr Eva-Maria Nag
Danny Quah
Professor Dani Rodrik
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Dr Hackan Seckinelgin
Dr Jill Stuart
Andy Sumner
Professor Laurence Tubiana

Advisory Board

Professor Tim Besley
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor John Braithwaite
Professor Mick Cox
Professor Geoffrey Garrett
Professor Takatoshi Ito
Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor Inge Kaul
Professor Robert Keohane
Professor Sir David King
Andreas Klasen
Professor Julian Le Grand
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor John Ruggie
Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Vinod Tare
Professor Shang-Jin Wei
Professor Ngaire Woods
Professor Tianbiao Zhu

Practitioners' Board

Sanmit Ahuja
Mr Lakhdar Brahimi
Richard Burge
Augustin Carstens Carstens
Howard Davies
Mr Kemal Dervis
Bill Emmott
Pascal Lamy
Chris Miller
Alastair Newton
James Orbinski
Mr Romano Prodi
Mr Jean-Michel Severino
Javier Solana
Theo Sommer
George Soros
Mr Peter Sutherland
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)