Core Group

The Core Group is working on planning the AFI concept and implementation

Halinen, Hannu

Ambassador, Special Advisor to the Director General and Chief Executive Officer, IIASA

Heininen, Lassi

Professor Dr., University of Lapland, Finland 

Lemke, Peter

Professor Dr., University of Bremen, Germany

Makhmutov, Timur

Dr., Deputy Director of Programs, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC)

Pelyasov, Alexander

Prof., Council for Research for Productive Forces, Russian Academy Of Sciences

Rachold, Volker

Head, German Arctic Office, Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Germany

Reissell, Anni

Dr., Guest Research Scholar

Shestakov, Alexander

Dr., Director, WWF Global Arctic Program

Vauraste, Tero

President and CEO of Arctia

Vörösmarty, Charlie J.

Professor Dr., CUNY Adavanced Science Research Center

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