The Global Commission

The initiative is overseen by a Global Commission chaired by former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón.  All members serve in a personal capacity. 

The members of the Global Commission are:

Felipe Calderón (Chair)

Former President of Mexico


Nicholas Stern (Co-Chair)      IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, London School of Economics and Political Science    UK

Ingrid Bonde

Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Vattenfall


Sharan Burrow

General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)    


Suma Chakrabarti President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) UK
Chen Yuan

Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference; Former Chairman of the China Development Bank  (CDP)


Helen Clark

Administrator, UN Development Programme (UNDP); Former Prime Minister of New Zealand

New Zealand

Luísa Diogo

Former Prime Minister of Mozambique, and Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Barclays Bank Mozambique


Daniel L. Doctoroff  Former President and CEO of Bloomberg LP US

S. Gopalakrishnan

Co-Founder, Infosys

Angel Gurría

Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Chad Holliday Chairman-designate, Shell United States

Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, The World Bank; Former Finance Minister of Indonesia


Naina Lal Kidwai

Chairman, India and Director, HSBC Asia Pacific

Caio Koch-Weser

Vice Chairman, Deutsche Bank Group; Chair, European Climate Foundation 

Ricardo Lagos

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

Michel M. Liès

Chief Executive Officer for the Swiss Re Group


Trevor Manuel

Former Minister and Chairperson of the South African Planning Commission; Former Finance Minister of South Africa

South Africa

Takehiko Nakao President, Asian Development Bank Japan
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Minister of Finance Nigeria
Eduardo Paes Mayor, Rio De Janeiro; Chair, C40 Brazil
Annise Parker Mayor of Houston US

Paul Polman

Chief Executive Officer, Unilever


Christian Rynning-Tønnesen

President and CEO, Statkraft 

Kristin Skogen Lund Director-General, Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise Norway
Jean-Pascal Tricoire CEO and Chairman, Schneider Electric France
Maria van der Hoeven Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA) Netherlands

Zhu Levin 

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, China International Capital Corporation (CICC)