Jess Auerbach has extensive experience working on questions of peace and stability in Angola, Brazil, Mauritius and South Africa. Trained at UCT, Oxford and Stanford Universities, she bridges academic and public influence spaces, frequently contributing to both academic debates and public practice. She is the author of two books and numerous scholarly articles.
Namibian-born Klaus D. Beiter holds B.Iur. LL.B. degrees (both obtained with distinction) from the University of South Africa, Pretoria, and a doctorate in international human rights law (obtained summa cum laude) from the University of Munich, Germany, where he wrote his thesis under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Bruno Simma (formerly a Judge at the International Court of Justice).