Jingjing YAO is an Associate Professor, Director of ICON and he was recently interviewed, as part of the School’s 60-seconds Inside Research videos, about his research.
Assistant Professor in International Negotiation at IÉSEG School of Management (Lille)
Ph.D., in Politics, Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Hayley conducts research on processes of multilateral negotiation. Hayley is interested in applying theories and insights from the fields of organisational behaviour and management studies can be applied to international organisations such as the United Nations to promote more effective process management and facilitate the reaching of ambitious agreements. From 2017-2019, she participated in UN climate negotiations and international negotiations on chemicals and hazardous substances as part of the Belgian delegation. She co-edited a volume entitled “Negotiating the Paris Agreement: The Insider Stories” that was published with Cambridge University Press and her article on the French Presidency of the 2015 UN climate negotiations (COP21) was published in the journal International Studies Quarterly. Her work has also been published in the journals Climate Policy and Global Environmental Politics. She is also a Principal at the Centre for Multilateral Negotiations, a non-profit thinktank and consultancy that advices host governments of multilateral summits on best practices of negotiation management.