Policy Advisory

Sound policymaking is a fine balancing act between conflicting priorities.
Grand challenges of tomorrow need to be addressed today, but not with the tools of the past. Together, we can pioneer the policy change we want to see in the world.

Sound policymaking that tackles todays and tomorrows challenges

The shifting global order, stress-tested international governance structures and grand challenges related to climate, public health and migration have an enormous impact on how policymaking goals are achieved at the municipal, national and international level. The era of high market volatility is forcing leaders to reassess geopolitical strategies, introduce contingency plans and redefine growth models. With mounting pressure on the nation states’ regulatory capacity from emerging technologies on the one hand, and increasing complexity of projects and policies on the other, governments play an ever important role, laying out futureproof domestic policies and coordinating global responses to wicked problems.

We believe that, in times of crises, sound policymaking can best respond to these challenges by focusing on: 

Focus areas of excellence

Our expertise covers all policy fields:
  • Climate change and environment
  • Culture and media
  • Defence and security
  • Digital
  • Economic Affairs
  • Education, science & innovation
  • Employment and social affairs
  • Energy
  • Foreign affairs
  • Governance and leadership
  • Health
  • Infrastructure and transportation
  • Justice
  • Migration
  • Space affairs
We have previously engaged experts with the following backgrounds: 

African Development Bank (AfDB)

Armed Forces of the Netherlands

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

Aspen Institute

Australian Defence Force


Behavioural Insights Team UK (BIT)

Beijing University

Booz, Allen & Hamilton (BAH)

British Army, UK

British Council

Brookings Institution

Bundeswehr, Germany

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Columbia University

Copenhagen Business School

Council of Ministers of the EU


Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA)

Defense Health Agency, USA


Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, UK

Department of Defence, Australia

Department of Economic Development, Dubai

Department of Health, UK

Department of the Premier and Cabinet Victoria, AUS

Economic Development Board, Singapore (EDB)

Economic Development Innovations Singapore (EDIS)

ETH Zurich

Eurasia Group

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

European Commission, DG Agriculture

European Commission, DG Economic & Financial Affairs

European Commission, DG Education, Youth, Sports & Culture

European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion

European Commission, DG Justice & Fundamental Rights

European Commission, DG Research & Innovation

European Council

European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

European Parliament

European Space Agency (ESA)

European Union External Action Service (EEAS)

Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, Gemany (BAFIN)

Finnish Defence Forces

Foreign & Commonwealth Office, UK

Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Global Education Cluster


Government British Columbia, Canada

Harvard University

Hellenic Armed Forces

Hong Kong Institute of Education

Housing & Development Board, Singapore (HDB)

IDA Ireland

Influence At Work

Inter American Development Bank (IAD)

International Air Transport Association (IATA)

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)

International Finance Cooperation (IFC)

International Labour Organization (ILO)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Space Safety Foundation (ISSF)

Invest Macedonia

Israel Education Network

Italian Armed Forces


Lech Walesa Institute, Poland

London School of Economics (LSE)

Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation

Mayor’s Office, New York City

McKinsey & Company

Ministry for Mines and Petroleum, Western Australia, AUS

Ministry of Commerce and Industrial Development, Mexico

Ministry of Defence, Italy

Ministry of Defence, UK

Ministry of Economy, Argentina

Ministry of Education, Czech Republic

Ministry of Environment, Italy

Ministry of Finance, Chile

Ministry of Finance, France

Ministry of Finance, Germany

Ministry of Finance, Italy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Argentina

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland

Ministry of Justice, UK

Ministry of Planning & Budget, Brazil

National Investment Development Agency, Argentina

National Security Council, USA (NSC)

New Orleans Music Economy (NOME)

New York University (NYU)


North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Open Society Foundations

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

Organization of American States (OSA)

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Prime Minister’s Office, AUS

Prime Minister’s Office, Italy

Prime Minister’s Office, Poland

RAND Corporation

Sciences Po

Stanford University


Swedish Armed Forces

Swiss Armed Forces

The Atlantic Council

The Behavioral Scientist

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

The Crisis Management Initiative (CMI)

The White House, USA

Tourism Agency, Italy

Toyota Foundation

Tufts University

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

U.S. Air Force

U.S. Army

U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of the Treasury

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Navy

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee



UN Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)

UN Development Programme (UNDP)

UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

UN General Assembly (UNGA)

UN Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat)

UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

UN Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

UN Migration

UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

UN University (UNU)

UN Women

University of Beijing

University of Edinburgh

University of Geneva

University of Oxford

University of St.Gallen

University of Sydney

University of Toronto

University of Warwick

University of Zurich

World Bank

World Economic Forum (WEF)

World Health Organization (WHO)

World Trade Organisation (WTO)