Ms. Lisa Andersson is a research fellow and a member of the Migration and Development group at Maastricht Graduate School of Governance/UNU-MERIT. Her current research focuses on migration management and the migration-development nexus. Lisa has in the past eight years managed large-scale migration and development projects at the OECD, Maastricht University and the University of Gothenburg. Her work has focused on interrelations between public policies and migration, the economic impact of refugees on host communities, and the wellbeing impacts of migration and remittances in countries of origin. Her work has included a collection of quantitative and qualitative migration data in a large number of countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. She regularly conducts capacity building trainings with policymakers in developing countries. Lisa holds a PhD in Development Economics from the University of Gothenburg.
Agnieszka Kulesa is an economist at CASE, where she specializes in the labour market, international labour migration and migration policies within and outside EU. During her international career, she gained extensive experience in working in the private and public sector with public servants, public officers, and policymakers. In her previous employment in 2017 –2018 at the Institute of Public Affairs in Warsaw she acted as Head of Migration Policy Programme. Between 2010– 2014 she worked for the Migration Policy Department of the Ministry of the Interior of Poland, where she was responsible for international cooperation in the field of migration, including cooperation within the framework of the Prague Process. She also worked for the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM). Her area of expertise encompasses: labour migration and labour markets, migration policies and their effects, and the future of work. She participated in several EU research projects on migration and labour markets, authored several related articles, and was a panellist in many events in public and private institutions.
Mr. Andrea Salvini is an independent advisor for Governments and International Organisations, a Research Fellow of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and teaches at the MSc Design of Social Protection Schemes at the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (H-BRS). Chief Technical Advisor, Migration and Governance Network at the ILO Regional Office for the Arab States in Beirut, Lebanon between 2013 and 2015. Previous experiences as a Research Associate at the University of Sydney, Labour Economist at the ILO Office for Viet Nam, specializing in labour issues and migration and as a Technical Expert on Employment and Labour Market Policies from 2005 to 2010 at the ILO Subregional Office for Central and Eastern Europe in Budapest, acquiring expertise on labour and skills development in transition countries. Andrea Salvini has worked for the London School of Economics and Political Sciences and evaluates large research projects on migration for the European Commission. He worked for the OECD in 2002-2003 on the Social Aspects of Sustainable Development, did his post-graduate studies at the Department of Economics of University College, London, and has advised more than 50 Governments throughout his career.