Philipp Bien is a PhD Candidate in International Relations at the University of Konstanz. Philipp began his academic career at the University of Konstanz in Germany where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Public Administration in 2018. Subsequently, he began hist postgraduate studies in Global Affairs at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto which he graduated from with a Masters of Global Affairs (MGA) in June 2021. Philipp’s academic interest is on global governance, international development and the Agenda 2030. From May 2020 until July 2021, he worked as a graduate research assistant, and was part of the Global Summitry Project.