Morten Anker is a senior consultant at the research and consulting firm Econ Pöyry. Pavel K. Baev is a research professor at the International Peace Research Institute in Oslo. Bjørn Brunstad is an expert in foresight and scenario planning, dividing his time between the Center for Climate Strategy at the Norwegian School of Management and Econ Pöyry. Indra Øverland is acting head of the Department of Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs and associate professor at the University of Tromso. Stina Torjesen is a senior research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs.