Alan S. Alexandroff

Alan S Alexandroff is currently the Director of the Global Summitry Project and teaches at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, the University of Toronto. Dr. Alexandroff leads efforts designed to evaluate the adequacy and evolution of global summitry and the institutional and policy proposals in the global order.

Following the editing of, Can the World be Governed? Possibilities for Effective Multilateralism (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008), a second volume co-edited with Andrew F. Cooper has been published, Rising States; Rising Institutions: Challenges for Global Governance (Brookings Institution Press, 2010) More recently Dr. Alexandroff has become a Senior Editor, along with Donald Brean, of the Rotman School of Management, of Oxford University Press’s Global Summitry: Politics, Economics and Law in International Governance. Dr. Alexandroff focuses on the problems of the global order and the major actors and their arrangements that influence global governance.

Dr. Alexandroff received his B.A., cum laude with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University,an M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University, an M.A. in International History from the London School of Political Science and Economics and an L.L.B. from McGill Law School.

Yves Tiberghien

Yves Tiberghien (Ph.D. Stanford University, 2002) is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia.

He is also a Faculty Associate at the Center for Chinese Research, at the Center for Japanese Research, and at the Institute for European Studies at UBC, as well as a Research Associate at Science Po Paris and at the Asia Centre (Paris).

Colin Bradford

Colin Bradford

Colin Bradford (Ph.D Columbia University, 1970) is the Lead Co-Chair of the China-West Dialogue (2019 – present), a Global Fellow of the Berlin Global Solutions Initiative (2019-2022), a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution (2003-present), and Co-Chair of Vision 20 (V20) (2017-present). 


Ziyi Hu

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Currently in the second year of his Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto, Ziyi is pursuing specializations in the market and cyberspace. Interested in global governance, Ziyi interned at the Global Summitry Project (GSP) in summer 2021. He engaged in research in the China-West Dialogue project at GSP. He analyzed domestic and foreign policies of some top economies in the world. Ziyi received his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Russian and East European Studies with a minor in Japanese from Union College (New York) in 2020. Ziyi also had research experiences in High Energy Physics and Virtual and Augmented Reality programs that teach Verbs of Motion to non-native Russian speakers. In combination with Ziyi’s background in science and Global Affairs, he wishes to continue his education after the MGA program to become adequate in Computational Social Science.

Nicoletta Zibin

Nicoletta Zibin

Nicoletta Zibin is a current Research Analyst for the Global Summitry Project. She is also presently the Secretary General of a civil society NGO in Brussels, Stand Up For Europe. Nicoletta started in this role after graduating in 2022 from the Masters of Global Affairs program at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. Her specialization during her Masters was in Global Policy in Europe and Eurasia. Nicoletta’s professional interests surround multilateral cooperation, international relations, European affairs and diplomacy.

Husnah Mad-hy


Husnah Mad-hy is a research assistant at the Global Summitry Project and an Anti-Money Laundering Analyst (Politically Exposed People) at RBC. She recently graduated from the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and previously with an LLB from the University of Manchester, UK. She previously interned as an innovation researcher at the United Nations Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, volunteered as a legal researcher at Beamish Law, and, as support at Amnesty International. She was also the beneficiary of the Lupina Fellowship at the Innovation Lab at the Munk School where she explored policy pathways for children affected with Rare Diseases in Tanzania. Her current role at the Global Summitry Project has included contributing to blog posts on the G20 Summit, memos on the upcoming Global South Troika, funding opportunities in alignment with GSP, and communication with stakeholders such as the LUCE Foundation, KOCH Foundation, and FORD Foundation.

Christian Tramontin

Christian Tramontin

Christian Tramontin is a Global Summitry Project researcher studying relations between Europe and China. Christian completed his graduate studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, where he specialized in European and Eurasian Policy and Innovation. During his time at the Munk School, Christian served as a Lupina Fellow of Innovation, a Teaching Assistant in Global Macroeconomics, and a Research Assistant with the Department of History. He received his undergraduate degree in history and political science with high distinction from the University of Toronto. Christian is passionate about security, economics, sustainability, the politics of sport, contemporary history, and the intricacies of global affairs. In addition to his work at GSP, Christian acts as a research project manager for a leading water and energy technology company. In this role, he manages exploratory projects and studies conducted alongside external partners, such as market analyses and feasibility assessments, prior to the development of innovative products for the global water and energy sectors. He also acts as a freelance consultant with the Italian Trade Agency. Outside of work, you can find Christian reading, playing guitar, and watching soccer.

Tammy Cheng


Tammy is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce degree in the Rotman Commerce program at the University of Toronto. She specializes in management with a focus on strategy & innovation and international business as well as a minor in economics. At the Global Summitry Project, Tammy is a research and digital associate responsible for expanding the Project’s online presence and preparing articles for publication. Outside of work, Tammy enjoys travelling and reading.

Yalda Shabestari


Yalda is working towards a Bachelor of Commerce degree in the Rotman Commerce program at the University of Toronto. She is specializing in the Management field with focuses in Data Science, Strategy and Innovation, and International Business. Alongside her specialist, she is also pursuing a minor in economics. At GSP, Yalda is responsible for website development. Outside of work, Yalda enjoys listening to music and travelling.