Board of trustees members

The Board of Trustees (BoT) members under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan are the governing and decision-making body of the institution who are responsible for operational matters, defining its general policies, administration and the planning of its activities. The BoT is also responsible for the establishment of its administrative and financial regulations. Currently serving BoT Members are:

Vaira Vike-Freiberga

Co-Chair, NGIC

President of Latvia 1999-2007
Ismail Serageldin

Co-Chair, NGIC

Vice-President, World Bank 1992-2000
Tarja Halonen

President of Finland

2000-2012
Marianna V. Vardinoyannis

Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO

1999
Amre Moussa

Secretary General of the Arab League

2001- 2011
Boris Tadic

President of Serbia 2004-2012,

2001-2011
Ivo Josipovic

President of Croatia

2010-2015
Zlatko Lagumdzija

Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina

2001-2002
Rosen Plevneviev

President of Bulgaria

2012-2017
Petar Stoyanov

President of the Pepublic of Bulgaria

1997-2002
Eka Tkeshelashvili

Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia

2010-2012
Kateryna Yushchenko

First Lady of Ukraine

2005-2010
Jean Baderchneider

Senior VP, ExxonMobil

2000-2013
Kerry Kennedy

President of Robert F. Kennedy Human

Rights
Yves Leterme

Prime Minister of Belgium

2008, 2009-2011
Filip Vujanovic

President of Montenegro

2003-2018
David Pan

Executive Dean of

Schwarzman College

Members on map