Dr. Zafar Adeel is the Director of United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH).
Souleymane Abdoulaye Adoum is a PhD candidate at Leiden University at the Institute of History.
Suraya Afiff is the Head of the Center for Anthropological Studies at the Department of Anthropology, University of Indonesia.
Mariano Aguirre is senior Advisor and leader of the Colombia programme at the Norwegian centre for conflict resolution NOREF.
Strategic Advisor for Sahel Watch at The Broker.
Farhana Ahmed is urban and regional planner at the Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS), Bangladesh.
Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo is head of the Agriculture and Food Security Division of the African Union Commission.
Ahmed H. al-Rahim is assistant professor of Islamic studies in the Department of Religious Studies, University of Virginia.
Martin Albrow is distinguished visiting fellow at the London School of Economics (LSE), emeritus professor of the University of Wales, and the author of The Global Age (1996) as well as books on bureaucracy, organizations and Max Weber.
Ali Abdel Gadir Ali works for the Arab Planning Institute, Kuwait.