Sebastian Haug is a graduate research fellow and PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge. His research focuses on global cooperation dynamics and the role of so-called ‘rising powers’ in international development politics. Before moving to Cambridge, Sebastian worked with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Beijing and Mexico City where he was in charge of UNDP’s South-South cooperation and strategic partnerships portfolios. Sebastian has held visiting positions at New York University, the College of Mexico, the Istanbul Policy Centre and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs. He is the recipient of a Vice-Chancellor’s Award from the University of Cambridge and holds an MA from the University of Oxford.