The Forum's overall organization and activities are decided by our Executive Committee.
Led by Pascal Lamy, the Executive Committee comprises the representatives of our eight Founding Members, wich are African, Asian, European, and Latin American organizations.
Thierry de MONTBRIAL
des relations internationales
Thierry de Montbrial is the Executive Chairman of the Institut français des relations internationales which he founded in 1979.
The Forum's strategic orientations are defined by our Steering Committee.
Led by Trisha Shetty and Igor Yurgens, the Steering Committee comprises sixteen international experts with specialization in various aspects of global governance, with balanced gender and geographical representation.
Note: Members of the Steering Committee sit in their personal capacity. Their institutional affiliation is listed for identification purposes only.
Trisha Shetty is a social activist and lawyer from Mumbai, India. She started SheSays, a non-profit organization working for gender equality through youth and civic-society engagement. Her organization works on public safety, security, quality education, good health and well-being, digital literacy, sanitation, public policy and advocacy through a gender-sensitive lens. Trisha is also an Obama Foundation Scholar at Columbia University and sits on the Global Leadership Council for The Museum for the United Nations - UN Live.
Igor Yurgens is the Chairman of the Management Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development (INSOR), a member of the Management Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, among other organizations.
Fauziya ABDI ALI
of the Women in International Security
Haifa Dia AL-ATTIA
of the Queen Rania Foundation
at the Fudan University
of the Getulio Vargas Foundation
of Open Society Foundations
of the World Bank
of the African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes
of the Sawa Foundation
LEBANON / SYRIA
of the Japan Institute of International Affairs
of the Wahid Institute
Huiyao (Henry) WANG
of the Center for China and Globalization