Kai Monheim undertakes research on negotiations and international cooperation. He is the author of How Effective Negotiation Management Promotes Multilateral Cooperation: The Power of Process in Climate, Trade and Biosafety Negotiations (Routledge, 2014), which won the German Mediation Scholarship Prize for 2014, awarded by the Center for Mediation in Cologne.
Kai is a visiting fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he received his doctorate in international relations in 2013. He holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and attained qualification as a lawyer in Germany. He also works in management consulting at the Boston Consulting Group. Most recently, he qualified as a mediator under German mediation law, and mediates conflicts in his spare time.