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Members of the Foundation Board

Members ex officio :

Ms Angeline Fankhauser , President a.i. , Former Member of the Swiss National Council;

Mr Eric Baier , Deputy Director, Ministry of Education (State of Geneva); appointed by the State Council of the Republic and Canton of Geneva;

Mr Blaise Godet , Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations Office and to the Other International Organizations in Geneva (serves as an observer ex officio , not as a member );

Mr Charles Kleiber , State Secretary for Science and Research and Director of the Swiss Science Agency; appointed by the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs;

Ms Joëlle Kuntz , Journalist at Le Temps , appointed by the Foundation Council of the Graduate Institute of International Studies;

Mr Sergei Ordzhonikidze , Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva (serves as an observer ex officio , not as a member );

Mr Eric M. Roethlisberger , Former Ambassador of Switzerland; appointed by the Foundation Council of the Graduate Institute of Development Studies.


Members of International Organisations:

Mr Alain Frank , Former Director, External Relations Division, World Trade Organisation;

Mr Jean-Pierre Laviec , Director ad interim , International Institute of Labour Studies, International Labour Office;

Mr Philippe Petit , Deputy Director-General, World Intellectual Property Organization.


Co-opted Members:

Ms Hélène Ahrweiler , Former President, European University, Paris;

Mr Jerôme Koechlin , Head of Corporate Communications, Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie;

Ms Beth Krasna , Former Director-General, Sécheron S.A.;

Mr Philippe Roch , Former Director, Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape;

Mr Herwig Schopper , Former Director-General, CERN;

Mr Theodor H. Winkler , Director, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) ( serves as an observer , not as a member ).


Representatives of the Founding Institutions:
(Permanent guests of the Foundation Board)

Mr Philippe Burrin , Director, Graduate Institute of International Studies;

Mr Michel Carton , Director, Graduate Institute of Development Studies;

Mr Jean-Dominique Vassalli , Rector, University of Geneva.


President of the Scientific Committee :
(Permanent guest of the Foundation Board)

Mr Edouard Dommen , Professor, formerly economist at UNCTAD, specialist in the ethics of economics and sustainable development.