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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.

H.E. Hussain Al-Nowais
Chairman, Al Nowais Investments

H.E. Ahmad Al Sayed
Founder and CEO, Sharq Capital Investment

Bernard Arnault
Chairman and CEO, Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy

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

Mary K. Cline
Director, Geostrategic Business Group, Ernst & Young

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

Lawrence Di Rita
Market President for Greater Washington, D.C., Bank of America

Mark Fuchs
Chief Executive Officer & CIO, Fuchs Capital Partners

Hon. Bill Haslam
Chair, Board of Trustees, Wilson Center
Former Governor of Tennessee

Tom Higgins
Chief Administrative Officer, Fiserv, Inc.

Asad Hussaini
Head of Special Projects, Peninsula Real Estate

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

John Lepore
SVP, Government Engagement, Moderna

James Lieber
Founder, Lieber Strategies

Marlene Malek
Vice-Chairman, Friends of Cancer Research

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

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 & Company International, LLP

Sean McCoshen
Co-Founder, A2A Railways

Steven Mollenkopf
Chief Executive Officer, Qualcomm Incorporated

John Phelan
Managing Partner, MSD Capital, L.P.

Professor Muthanna G. Abdul Razzaq, Ph.D
President & CEO, American University in the Emirates

Parag Saxena
Co-Founder and CEO, Vedanta Capital

David Sharpe
Chief Executive Officer, Bridging Finance

David Simon
Chairman and CEO, Simon Property Group

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

Sadek Wahba
Chairman & Managing Partner, I Squared Capital

Jorge Woldenberg
President and CEO, CORPAC Group