Till Schöfer is a candidate for a PhD in Governance, supervised by Clara Weinhardt. From 2019 onwards Till will be employed as a Research Associate for Dr. Weinhardt’s DFG project on international trade and the Global South. Previously, Till was a full-time researcher at Asia House, specializing in Southeast Asian integration. He was also employed by the LSE IR and ID Departments, conducting research on legal pluralism, international aid, and security issues. A graduate of the Sciences Po-LSE dual Master’s program, Till has completed an MA in International Public Management and an MSc in International Relations. He further holds a BA from the University of Cambridge. Till is fluent in English, French and German, has advanced proficiency in Spanish and basic knowledge of Mandarin.