The author is an Associate Professor of International Relations, at the Graduate School of International Peace Studies of Soka University in Tokyo. Before moving to Tokyo in 2018, he spent several years working in Mexico, most recently at the University of Guadalajara. A British academic, he holds a Ph.D. from the University of Essex. He participates in the G20’s ‘Think 20’ engagement forum and provides consultancy on the G20 and global economic governance. His publications include several academic journal articles as well as the books, G20 Since the Global Crisis (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) and The Shifting Global Economic Architecture: Decentralizing Authority in Contemporary Global Governance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).