“GLF provides quiet, experienced and confidential advice and counsel to leaders around the world with a recognised need for such help. Disinterested support is a rare and precious commodity and GLF is unique in making it available”.
“GLF is a new opportunity for leaders facing challenges in national government to gain confidential assistance in finding workable democratic solutions”.
“GLF has established itself as a unique resource for leaders that are facing serious challenges and have the sagacity to recognise their need for external input from senior, experienced people”.
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 Chair, Vice Chair 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.
The Board may delegate relevant powers of authority to the Secretariat or to any appropriate committee for management purposes.
Prime Minister, New Zealand
Former Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group plc
US Secretary of the Air Force 2019-2021
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
US Assistant Secretary for African Affairs 1981-89
UN Deputy Secretary-General
1998 – 2006
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