At UNU-MERIT our people draw on their expertise, skill sets and knowledge to deliver our mission. The diverse and global nature of our people and their life experiences ensures that UNU-MERIT remains an energetic, ideas-driven champion of comprehensive innovation for sustainable development.

Our governance is overseen by our Board, who also work with UNU-MERIT’s Director, Academic Staff and PhD Fellows to set and deliver our research agenda, alongside by our Affiliated Academic Staff. Our Administrative Staff enables and supports our goal of policy impact.