Global Advisory Board

Abdullahi Alim leads the World Economic Forum’s network of emerging young leaders, formally known as the Global Shapers across Africa and the Middle East. He works with thousands of young changemakers at the frontlines of tackling systemic injustices and reimagining a truly equitable post-Covid world order.


Cai-Göran Alexander Stubb is a Finnish politician who served as the Prime Minister of Finland from 2014 to 2015. He rose to politics as a researcher specialized in the affairs of the European Union and was elected to the European Parliament in 2004 as a member of the National Coalition Party.


Bruno Sánchez-Andrade Nuño is a data scientist at LLI’s Innovation Labs. His primary responsibilities are to lead the work on Big Data initiatives. He has a PhD in astrophysics from the Max Planck Institute in Germany, and a post doc in satellite and rocket science with NASA.


Daniella Ballou-Aares is a Partner at Dalberg, a strategic advisory firm. She advises leaders who seek to build innovative organizations, thrive in uncertain times and launch new ventures to transform their sectors. Daniella joined Dalberg’s founding team in 2004 and has served in a variety of capacities within the firm, including founding its global health practice and serving as the first Regional Director for the Americas. Daniella served in the Obama Administration for five years as the Senior Advisor for Development to US Secretary of State John Kerry and Hillary Clinton. In 2014, she was selected as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, and currently sits on the group’s Advisory Council. Daniella holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a BSc in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.


Farah Mohamed is a social entrepreneur who created the G(irls)20 Summit and now serves as its President & CEO (Chief Empowerment Officer). G(irls)20 cultivates future generations of female leaders through entrepreneurship and education. This Canadian based, globally active organization brings together one girl, aged 18-20, from each G20 country and one from Africa to work through the G20 Leader’s agenda with a focus on how to economically empower girls and women so they contribute to the growth of their communities & countries.


Frances Prenn is the Founding Partner of eponymous Scott Prenn LLP, a London based strategic fundraising consultancy delivering high impact campaign services to non-profit organisations. In a career spanning over twenty five years both in the United State and Europe, Frances has used her expertise in strategic philanthropy and development, communications, fundraising, sponsorship and specialized events to advise US-UK transatlantic organisations, families and philanthropists.


Gemma Mortensen is an award-winning social entrepreneur, thinker and practitioner in transformative, social change. She is currently incubating The New Constellation project which explores the ideas and initiatives we need to break through to new social, environmental and economic paradigms. She is Co-Founder and Vice-Chair of More In Common and a member of the Boards of Bite Back 2030 and The HALO Trust. She was previously Chief Global Officer at, the world’s largest platform for social change, and CEO of Crisis Action. She lives on Dartmoor which she loves exploring with her young family.


Helen Elizabeth Clark is a New Zealand politician who served as the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1999 to 2008, and was the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme from 2009 to 2017.


Jason Yatsen-Li is an Entrepreneurial Executive with particular strengths in strategy, cross border M&A and corporate finance with a focus on China. He is the Director of the Sydney Institute, George Institute for Public Health and a Governor of the Smith Family.


Joachim Koschnicke is a partner at Hering Schuppener and works in the Corporate  & Public Affairs Strategies Practice in the Berlin office. He focuses on advising companies on strategic stakeholder communications and especially on how to position themselves and advocate their interests in the political sphere. Before Joachim joined Hering Schuppener in 2018, he advised Chancellor Merkel as Head of Strategic Planning and Strategic Communications during the federal election in 2017 – as he did from 2005 to 2011.


Josef Lentsch is Managing Partner of the Innovation in Politics Institute Germany. Until December 2018, he was Founding Director of NEOS Lab, the think and do tank of NEOS, a political party in Austria. In 2012, he was a founding board member of NEOS. Prior to that, he was the Director International for the Royal Society of Arts in London. 


Jules Chappell OBE is a British communications specialist, who previously served as Britain’s youngest Ambassador. She is currently a Partner with the corporate and financial communications firm Hawthorn Advisors, a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum, and an Associate with the Ambassador Partnership. Since July 2017, she has been an Advisory Board Member of the St James’s Roundtable at Chatham House.


Maria Renske “Marietje” Schaake is a Dutch politician who served as Member of the European Parliament from the Netherlands between 2009 and 2019. She is a member of Democrats 66, part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party.


Martha Lane Fox, Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho, CBE is a British businesswoman, philanthropist and public servant. She co-founded Last Minute during the dotcom boom of the early 2000s and has subsequently served on public service digital projects.


Matthew Anderson is the president and CEO of Ontario Health, and was previously CEO of Lakeridge Health. Previously, he was also CEO of the William Osler System in Brampton and North Etobicoke. He is a former CEO of the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network.


Noura Berrouba is a Global Shaper former Vice-Curator of the Stockholm Hub of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. She is a frequent lecturer, panellist and commentator, and has been ranked among the top ten future policy-makers in Sw eden. Noura studied public international law at the Swedish Defence University.


Patrick Gaspard is an American former US Ambassador to South Africa who currently serves as the president of the Open Society Foundations. Gaspard has overseen the Open Society Foundations’ advocacy work in Washington and Brussels, as well as provided strategic direction and oversight to the organization’s programmatic agenda.


Rebecca M. Henderson is an American economist, currently the John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard Business School. She teaches Reimagining Capitalism in the MBA Program.