MATILDE Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) provides quality checks and inputs for academic dissemination. The members SAB are as follows:
Fabrizio Barca (Forum Disuguaglianze Diversità)
Economist, former head of the Research Division of the Bank of Italy, of the Department for Development and Cohesion Policies at the Ministry of the Treasury, and general director of the Ministry of the Economy and Finance. He was Chairman of the OECD’s Committee for Territorial Policies and Minister with delegation for territorial cohesion in the Monti national government.
Claire Charbit (OECD)
Head of the Territorial Dialogues and Migration Unit in the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities. She has pioneered the OECD’s work on contracts across levels of government, the use of performance indicators in regional politics, and has developed what has become a standard methodology for analyzing multi-level governance – thereby informing studies on water governance, fiscal decentralization, public investment and now migration policies.
Annelies Zoomers (Coordinator of H2020 project Welcoming)
Professor of International Development Studies (IDS) at Utrecht University and the chair of the board of WOTRO Science for Global Development (NWO). She has published extensively on sustainable livelihoods and poverty alleviation in relation to climate change, the global land rush, and international migration. Current research focus: Natural resource conflicts/ food security and migration in relation to large scale investments in land/infrastructure and climate change – as well as the impact of EU-African migration deals.
Geertrui Lanneau (International Organization for Migration) Senior Specialist on Labour Mobility and Human Development. Based at the organization’s Regional Office in Brussels, she coordinates IOM programming and provides policy guidance on migrant integration, labour mobility and the linkages between migration and development. Prior to joining IOM, she worked as a Human Rights Specialist for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda and as Adjunct Advisor for the Belgian Federal Ministry of Justice.