Optimise opportunities for partnership and impact in the multilateral space
How can organisations leverage the multilateral system to advance their objectives as international aid declines and governments turn inwards? How to undertake effective partnership diligence in different contexts? How best to navigate multi-stakeholder environments?
Our advisors help organizations, including foundations and philanthropies, scale their efforts from local or national to regional or global, and to diversify partnership strategies to advance their impact in this rapidly evolving landscape.
"Appetite for multilateral cooperation and leadership on interconnected challenges such as climate action, gender equality, poverty eradication and pandemic preparedness and response has never been greater.”
Laila heads our Foundations Practice and contributes to client engagements across the firm. She has a background in security, humanitarian and peacebuilding issues, having spent more than a decade working in the United Nations system.View Profile
Laila heads our Foundations Practice and contributes to client engagements across the firm. She has a background in security, humanitarian and peacebuilding issues, having spent more than a decade working in the United Nations system.
Advisory Board Member
Emily served as German Ambassador to the United States from 2018 to 2023.
Poul Skytte Christoffersen
Poul advises clients on EU policy, drawing on a long career in Danish diplomatic service. He was chief negotiator for the European Council and a senior advisor at European Policy Centre.
Uwe served at the highest levels in German and EU government. He was previously head of department for European policy in the German Federal Chancellery and spent four years as secretary general of the Council of the European Union.
Shannon leads our advisory practice on global trade and industrial policy, and advises our clients on political and economic issues impacting markets in Latin America. She is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Victor Casanova Abos
Victor leads our multilateral practice. He was previously a policy analyst at Security Council Report and worked at the Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery at the UN Development Programme.
Noah is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he is also chair of the Society of Fellows. He specializes in US constitutional studies, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between law and religion, free speech, constitutional design and the history of legal theory.
Michael advises clients on multilateral affairs. He has more than 40 years of experience as an international civil servant in the United Nations, serving in the US, Iran, Mexico, Haiti and Switzerland.
Elhadj As Sy
As focuses on global public health. He is co-chair of the WHO/World Bank Global Pandemic Preparedness Monitoring Board. He was previously the secretary-general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Ralph is the former UN assistant secretary general for legal affairs and has worked as an international lawyer at the UN for almost three decades.