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Global Advisory Council

Co-Chaired by General David Petraeus and Sir John Scarlett, the Global Advisory Council is designated for individuals, corporations, and foundations who provide significant annual support to the Wilson Center. Members of the Advisory Council enhance the Center’s conversations through individual participation. Members play a key part in the Wilson Center’s global network, which is comprised of industry and thought leaders representing all areas of the world. Members receive an opportunity to be up close with Wilson Center experts and participate in the exchange of ideas.

Gen. (ret) David Petraeus 
Co-Chair, Global Advisory Council
Chairman, KKR Global Institute

Sir John McLeod Scarlett
Co-Chair, Global Advisory Council
Chairman, SC Strategy Limited

Mohammed Alardhi
Executive Chairman, Investcorp

Dr. Majed Al-Ansari
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar

H.E. Dr. Ahmad Al-Sayed
Minister of State and Chairman, Free Zones Authority, Qatar
Chairman and Managing Director, Doha Venture Capital Fund (DVC)

Benjamin Black
Managing Partner, Fortinbras Enterprises

Fernando Calvillo
President and CEO, Fermaca

Riccardo Casale
Leonardo US

Hon. Charles “Chuck” Cobb
CEO, Cobb Investments
Former US Ambassador to Iceland
Former Trustee, Wilson Center

Issam “Sam” Darwish
Executive Vice Chairman, Group CEO, IHS Towers

Ian M. Davis
VP for Government Relations, Occidental Petroleum  

Adam Falkoff

Ned Finkle
Vice President of External Affairs, NVIDIA 

Mark Fuchs
Member, Kissinger Institute Advisory Board
Chief Executive Officer & CIO, Fuchs Capital Partners

Hon. Bill Haslam
Former Governor of Tennessee
Trustee, Wilson Center

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett
Founder and CEO, 4G Capital

Tale Heydarov
Chairman of the Board, Gilan Holding

Asad Hussaini
Vice Chairman, Peninsula Real Estate

Vishal Kapoor
Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer, Chia Network, Inc.

Suhail Khan
Director of External Affairs, Microsoft Corporation

Il-bum Kim
Executive Vice President, Hyundai Motor Group

Thomas Kim
Founder, Thomas Capital Partners

Tami Longaberger
Chair of the Board, The Longaberger Family Foundation

Marlene Malek
Vice-Chairman, Friends of Cancer Research

Hon. Drew Maloney
Chief Executive Officer, American Investment Council
Board of Trustees, Wilson Center

H.E. John Manley
Former President and CEO, Business Council of Canada

Solita Marcelli
Chief Investment Officer, UBS Americas

Thomas F. “Mack” McLarty III
Chairman and Co-Founder, McLarty Associates

Donald F. McLellan
International Co-Chair, Wilson National Cabinet
Partner, BDT & MSD

Greer Meisels
Director, External Affairs, Intel Corporation 

Sebastian Mejia
Co-Founder and President, Rappi

Alex Mistri
Vice President, Government & External Affairs, 
Hess Corporation

Hon. John D. Negroponte
First Director of National Intelligence
Former US Ambassador to Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines, the United Nations, and Iraq

Tim Reynolds
Founder, The Reynolds Foundation

Hon. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Former United States Representative; former Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Akin Gump  

Neil Russell
Chief Administrative Officer, Sysco

Dr. Álvaro Salas-Castro
President and CEO, The Reynolds Foundation

Nancy Ziuzin Schlegel
Vice President, International Government Affairs, Lockheed Martin International

Kenneth Z. Slater
Principal, Tremont Partners LLC
Co-Chair, Wilson National Cabinet

Nathaniel Teti
Vice President, Political Affairs, Equinor

Ernie Thrasher
Founder & CEO, Xcoal Energy and Resources

Jamie Toogood
Joint Strategic Technologies (JST)

Nathaniel Tibbits
Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Qualcomm

Michael Teague
Vice President of Government Relations, ONEOK

Emilia Valbum 
Head of Commercial Diplomacy and Trade, Government Affairs, 3M

Omar Vargas
VP & Head of Global Public Policy, General Motors

Sadek Wahba
Chairman & Managing Partner, I Squared Capital

Jeff Wilson
Vice President, Public & Government Affairs, Devon Energy

Jorge Woldenberg
Chairman and CEO, Corpac Group