The Global Advisory Council

The Wilson Center Global Advisory Council (GAC) functions as a brain trust for the presidentially appointed Board of Trustees, and a support system for the Center’s groundbreaking initiatives; members of the Council are invited to become more involved in the Center to make it a truly global institution.

Co-Chairs

General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired)
Member, KKR & Chairman, KKR Global Institute
 
Sir John Scarlett
Chairman, SC Strategy Limited
 

Members

Mohammed Al-Naki
Chairman
Kuwait Industries Co. Holding (K.S.C.)
 
Hussain Al Nowais
Chairman
Al Nowais Investments
 
Ahmad Al-Sayed
Founder & CEO
Sharq Capital Investment
 
Ayman Asfari
Group Chief Executive
Petrofac Limited
 
Richard C. Blum
Blum Capital Partners
 
David Bonderman
Chairman and Founding Partner
TPG Capital, L.P.
 
Lester Crown
Chairman
Henry Crown & Company
 
Issam “Sam” Darwish
Executive Vice Chairman and Group CEO
IHS Towers
 
Lammot J. du Pont
Torque Foundation
 
Tony Elumelu
Chairman
Heirs Holdings
 
Judith Sorensen Flom
Philanthropist
 
Mark Fuchs
Chief Executive Officer & CIO
Fuchs Capital Partners
 
Shafik Gabr
Chairman and Managing Director
ARTOC Group for Investment and Development
 
Jane Harman (ex-officio)
Director, President and CEO
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 
Yoshito Hori
President, GLOBIS University
Managing Partner, GLOBIS Capital Partners
 
Kee Chong Lim
President for the Americas and 
Deputy Group CIO
Government of Singapore Investment Corporation
 
Frederic V. Malek
Chairman
Wilson Center Board of Trustees
Founder and Chairman
Thayer Lodging Group, Brookfield Hotel Properties
 
John Manley
President and CEO
Business Council of Canada
 
Thomas F. “Mack” McLarty, III
Chairman and Co-founder
McLarty Associates
 
Idan Ofer
Principal
Quantum Pacific Group
 
Dinesh Paliwal
Chairman, President, and CEO
HARMAN International
 
John Phelan
Managing Partner
MSD Capital, L.P.
 
Mark Pu
Chairman
IEA Holdings
 
Parag Saxena
Founding General Partner and CEO
New Silk Route Partners
Co-Founder and CEO
Vedanta Capital
 
Updated April 2018
 

For information, please contact Nora Bodner, Director of Donor Relations and Stewardshipat Nora.Bodner@wilsoncenter.org or (202) 691-4162