Elert Soares, Thiago

Assistant to the Partnerships and Liaison Officer

Profile
  • Thiago Elert Soares
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-FLORES
    OFFICE:
    UNU-FLORES, Ammonstrasse 74, Dresden, 01067, Germany
    E-MAIL:
    t.soares@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +49 351 8921 9370
    NATIONALITY:
    Brazilian

    Research Interests

    • Development Governance
    • Global governance and the post-2015 development agenda (SDGs)
    • Public Policy
    • Science-Policy Interface

    Education

    • Master, Development Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK (2019)
    • Master, Public Policy, Hertie School of Governance, Germany (2018)
    • Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil (2013)

    Appointments

    • Research Fellow, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
    • Consultant in Public Policy & Strategy, Barral M Jorge & Associates

    Biographical Statement

    Thiago Elert Soares is a Partnerships & Research Assistant at UNU-FLORES. His professional background includes experience in consultancy and the public sector. Before joining UNU-FLORES, he worked on poverty alleviation and development policies for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Rwanda and as a consultant in public policy and strategy for Barral M Jorge & Associates in Brazil. Previously, he joined the trainee programme at the Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations in Geneva (Delbrasgen) and completed an internship at the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, DC, US. Thiago holds a MSc in Development Studies as a Chevening and Lemann Scholar at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a Master of Public Policy (MPP) as a DAAD Helmut-Schmidt scholar from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, and a BA in International Relations from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) in Brazil with a semester abroad at the University of Paris Nanterre.