GLF Board Members serve as advocates for the objectives of the Global Leadership Foundation and are responsible for all decisions relating to the Foundation’s structure, governance, strategic aims and financial management, including the Secretariat work plan and budget.
The Chairman, Vice Chairs and Board Members are elected by an absolute majority vote of GLF Members. Board members are eligible for re-election.
Meetings of the Board are held twice a year, often by video conference.
The Board may delegate relevant powers of authority to the Secretariat or to any appropriate committee for management purposes.
FW de Klerk
President, Republic of South Africa
Prime Minister, New Zealand
Former Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group plc
President of the Swiss Confederation 2007 and 2011
Minister of Overseas Development, UK 1989-97
Prime Minister, Canada 1979-80
Secretary of State for External Affairs 1984-1991
UN Deputy Secretary-General
1998 – 2006
US Assistant Secretary for African Affairs 1981-89
US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs 1997-2000
Former Secretary General of Global Leadership Foundation
Vice President, Guatemala, 2004-08
Foreign Minister 1996-2000