Specialization course | New Challenges of Global Governance (UOC, IBEI)
Carlos D. Bravo Laguna
Predoctoral FPU researcher, IBEI
His research interests cover public policy, with a special focus on the case of the European Union. His PhD program in Political and Social Sciences is taught at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF). He holds a master's degree in International Relations from IBEI. Before starting his doctoral studies, he was linked as a research assistant to the IBEI projects entitled Interest Groups and Accountability in European Union Agencies and Enhancing the EU’s Transboundary Crisis Management Capacities: Strategies for Multi-Level Leadership (TRANSCRISIS). Previously he held several positions related to the international education sector, including a Teaching Assistantship at Occidental College (USA).
Ana Karla Perea Blazquez
Affiliated faculty, IBEI
Predoctoral Fellow, UAB
PhD candidate in the Politics, Policies and International Relations programme at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Her thesis is focused on climate change adaptation planning and aid allocation in least developed countries. Ana Karla holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from Yale University and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente in Mexico. Ana Karla has more than 10 years’ experience in environmental and climate change policy, and served as a negotiator for the Mexican Government in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Affiliated Professor, IBEI
Senior Researcher and Research Coordinator, EsadeGeo
Senior researcher and research coordinator at the EsadeGeo Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics (Barcelona/Madrid). Her work focuses on the interface between energy and climate change, covering policy, global governance, and geopolitics. Her research has been published by the European University Institute’s Florence School of Regulation and the Brookings Institution’s Energy Security and Climate Initiative. At EsadeGeo, she has also contributed to other research lines, including quantitative research on international organizations’ organizational design. Marie holds a master's degree in International Relations from IBEI, focusing on international environmental and climate politics. Her doctoral research at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona focuses on the intersection of the global governance of energy and climate change.
Joan Tallada Martín
Global Health Consultant, Analyst & Educator
Global health consultant, analyst and educator. As a consultant, he concentrates in evaluating healthcare programs in infectious diseases (HIV, TB and others) on one hand, and advice for political and financial sustainability and domestic resource mobilization in transition countries on the other. He assesses healthcare investments in HIV and TB. As an educator, he coordinates and teach global health training programs for international post-graduate students and promote the use of innovative learning methods.
Former CIA officer
Francesca is a former CIA officer and current writer. She has a Master's in International Relations and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a Master's in Journalism from Columbia University (New York).