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. All members serve in a personal capacity. A list of our Emeritus Commissioners is available here.

Angel Gurria is a member of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

Angel Gurría

Commissioner; Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Mexico

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

Chad Holliday is a member of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

Chad O. Holliday

Commissioner; Chairman, Shell
United States

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.

Indrawati is Commissioner, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate; Finance Minister; Government of Indonesia

Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Commissioner, Finance Minister of Indonesia
Indonesia

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.

Dr. Agnes Kalibata

Commissioner; President of AGRA
Rwanda

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 Commissioner, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate; Chair, India Sanitation Coalition

Naina Lal Kidwai

Commissioner; Chairman, Advent Private Equity India Advisory Board; Non-Executive Director, boards of LafargeHolcim, Max Financial Services, CIPLA, Nayara Energy and Larsen and Toubro; Past President, FICCI
India
Naina Lal Kidwai is Chairman Advent Private Equity India Advisory board; a Non-Executive Director on the boards of LafargeHolcim, Max Financial Services, CIPLA, Nayara Energy and Larsen and Toubro and Past President of FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry).
Caio Koch-Weser is Commissioner and Chair of the European Climate Foundation

Caio Koch-Weser

Commissioner; Chair, European Climate Foundation
Germany

Mr. Caio Koch-Weser is Chair, Advisory Council of the European Climate Foundation. From 2013 until 2018 he served as Chair of the Board of the European Climate Foundation.

Ricardo Lagos: Commissioner, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate; Former President of Chile and Professor at Large at Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University

Ricardo Lagos

Commissioner; Former President of Chile; Professor at Large, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University
Chile

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.

Frannie Leautier

Commissioner; Chief Operating Officer and Executive, Asset Management, Trade & Development Bank (TDB)
Tanzania

Dr. Frannie Leautier is Chief Operating Officer and Executive, Asset Management, Trade & Development Bank (TDB).

Before her appointment with TDB, Dr. Leautier was Senior Vice President of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

Patricia de Lille

Commissioner; Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure
South Africa

Currently the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, 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

Commissioner; Professor, University of Cape Town; Visiting Professor, Sciences Po, Paris; Associate Fellow in the Africa Programme and Chatham House
Guinea Bissau

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.

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