Angel Gurría is Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a post he has held since 2006. Under his leadership the OECD has expanded its membership and its links to major non-OECD countries, reinforcing its role as a hub for global dialogue and debate on economic policy issues. He has steered the launching of a number of high profile initiatives in
Members of the Global Commission
The initiative is overseen by a Global Commission comprising former heads of government and finance ministers, and leaders in the fields of economics, business and finance. The Global Commission is chaired by former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón. All members serve in a personal capacity. A list of our Emeritus Commissioners is available here.
Chad Holliday is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank of America, a position he held since 2010. For eleven years until 2008 he was Chair of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati is the current Finance Minister of Indonesia. This is her second term at this post. Most recently, she was the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of The World Bank.
As President of AGRA, Dr. Kalibata leads the organization’s efforts with public and private partners to ensure a food secure and prosperous Africa through rapid, sustainable agricultural growth, improving the productivity and livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers.
Naina Lal Kidwai is the current Sustainability Chair and Past President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry
She was the former Chairman of HSBC India and Director of HSBC Asia Pacific.
Caio Koch-Weser is the Chair of the European Climate Foundation. Most recently, he was a Vice Chairman of Deutsche Bank with global responsibilities for strategy; government, regulatory and corporate advisory; and co-ordination and implementation of group-wide business initiatives
Widely regarded as one of Latin America's most important political leaders, Ricardo Lagos served as president of Chile from 2000 to 2006. During his presidential term he prioritised the pursuit of free-trade agreements, improvements in health care and education legislation, and addressing the crimes of Augusto Pinochet's military regime.
Dr. Frannie Leautier is Senior Vice President of the African Development Bank (AfDB).
Before her appointment with AfDB, Dr. Leautier was Chairperson and Co-Founding Partner of Mkopa Private Equity Fund, which focused on private equity investments in small and medium size enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Currently the Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille has fought injustice for more than 40 years through her involvement in politics. She is known for her role as a trade unionist in the struggle for equality and as the initial whistle-blower on the infamous Arms Deal in 1999.
Carlos Lopes was the 8th serving Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, an organization of the United Nations (UN) established in 1958 that has grown to become an influential think tank in the continent.