Governance

 

Founded on 9 March 2018, the Paris Peace Forum is a non-profit association under the French law of 1901, with headquarters in Paris. An independent organization, the Association has international governance bodies that decide the strategic, legal, and budgetary orientations, which are implemented by its Permanent Secretariat.

 

Ángel Gurría

President

President of the Paris Peace Forum, Ángel Gurría has had a distinguished career in public service in his native Mexico, including positions as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance and Public Credit in the 1990s, Mr. Ángel Gurría served as Secretary-General of the OECD from 2006 through 2021. Under his leadership, the organization established itself as a pillar of the global economic governance architecture and advanced its active engagement with the G20, G7, APEC and other international fora. During this time, Mr. Gurría’s efforts to make the OECD more inclusive through new memberships strengthened the link with key emerging economies.

Executive Committee

Prince Amyn Aga Khan

Aga Khan Development Network

Mariana Campos

Vice-President of the Association

Executive director, Mexico Evalua

Sachin Chaturvedi

Director General, Research and Information System for Developing Countries

Koen Doens

Director General, "International Partnerships” (INTPA), European Commission

Michel Duclos

Treasurer of the Association

Special Advisor, Institut Montaigne, and former Ambassador

Caroline Ferrari

Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, the French Republic

Catherine Fieschi

Director of Policy and Strategic Outreach for Europe and Central Asia, Open Society Foundations

Thomas Gomart

Director of the Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI)

Pascal Lamy

Vice-President of the Association

Member of the Board, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Dino Patti Djalal

Vice-President of the Association

Founder and President, Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI)

Vanessa Scherrer

Director of International Affairs of the School of International Affairs, Sciences Po

The General Assembly

Prince Amyn Aga Khan

Aga Khan Development Network

Victorio Redondo Baldrich

Ambassador of Spain in France

Mariana Campos

Vice-President of the Association

Executive director, Mexico Evalua

Sachin Chaturvedi

Director General, Research and Information System for Developing Countries

Koen Doens

Director General for “International Partnerships” (INTPA), European Commission

Michel Duclos

Treasurer of the Association

Special Advisor, Institut Montaigne, and former Ambassador

Caroline Ferrari

Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, the French Republic

Catherine Fieschi

Director of Policy and Strategic Outreach for Europe and Central Asia, Open Society Foundations

Thomas Gomart

Director of the Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI)

Angel Gurria

President of the Association

Pascal Lamy

Vice-President of the Association

Member of the Board, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Dino Patti Djalal

Vice-President of the Association

Founder and President, Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI)

Michael Scharfschwerdt

Head of planning staff, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Germany (Auswärtiges Amt)

Chris Sharrock

Vice President, UN Affairs and International Organizations, Microsoft

Vanessa Scherrer

Director of International Affairs of the School of International Affairs, Sciences Po

The Steering Committee

Celso Amorim

Diplomat and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federative Republic of Brazil

Gabriela Hearst

Creative Director, Chloé

Yusra Mardini

Olympic Athlete and Goodwill Ambassador for the UNHCR

Mari Pangestu

Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships, World Bank

Gabriela Ramos

Assistant Director General for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO

Trisha Shetty

President of the Steering Committee

Founder of SheSays

Henry Wang

Founder and President, Center for China and Globalization

Igor Yurgens

Vice President of the Steering Committee

Chairman of the Management Board, Institute for Contemporary Development