Newly Elected Fellows

January 2021
Azita Berar Awad

International advisor on Global governance, Development, Employment and Social Policy

Chantal-Line Carpentier

Chief, UNCTAD New York Office of the Secretary General

Yi-Heng Cheng

Professor, College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University; Chief Operating Officer of CBI Investment Management Ltd.; Member, Club of Rome

Gabriela Cuevas Barron

Member of Parliament, Mexican Congress Honorary; President, Inter Parliamentary Union

Frank Dixon

Founder Global System Change; Sustainability and System Change Consultant, USA; Author, Global System Change series of books

Maria Fernanda Espinosa

Former President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Catherine Fiankan-Bokonga

Senior UN Correspondent; Vice-President of Club Suisse de la Presse & of ACANU (Association des Correspondants Accrédités auprès des Nations Unies)

Witold Kinsner

Professor, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba; IEEE Life Senior Member

Phoebe Koundouri

Prof. of Eco., Athens Univ. of Economics & Business; President-elect, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Rama Mani

Co-Founder, Home for Humanity; Founder Theatre of Transformation Academy; Co-convenor, Oxford Enacting Global Transformation Initiative.

Amanda Natalie Ellis

Director Global Partnerships, ASU Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory

Ketan Patel

CEO and Founder, Greater Pacific Capital

Natalia Pogozheva

Natalia Pogozheva is a management consultant since 1993 with a wide experience of private sector development, government policy and institutional reforms in Ukraine, Georgia and Madagascar. She obtained her PhD on economics in 1990 and then MBA in 1993. With a strong financial management background, she held positions as CFO for number of international companies. She is one of the founders of Ukrainian Agribusiness Club and CEO of Ukrainian Heritage Foundation.

Natalia is co-author of two books: “Cereal sector reform in the Former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe”, UK, 1993 and “Detox: resentment and politics”, Ukraine, 2016.

Neantro Saavedra Rivano

Professor Emeritus, University of Tsukuba, Japan; Visiting Professor, University of Brasilia

Anne Snick

Independent Researcher, Systems Approach to Public Innovation & Responsible Research (SAPIRR)

Adelina von Fürstenberg

President and founder of ART for The World

Dusan Vujovic

Chairman, Research (Scientific) Council, NALED (National Alliance for Local Economic Development), Belgrade

Jean-Louis Weber

International Consultant on Economic-Environmental Accounting

Junior Fellow
Federica Donati

President, FIDU Committee; Partner, Youth Leadership Network

Dina Dragija

Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy – Dag Hammarskjöld Universty, Croatia; Anthropology of Politics, Violence and Crime MSc - University College London , London

Carlo Luciani

Founder, Co-President of Youth Leadership Network

November 2020
Associate Fellow
Noha Adly

Professor, Department of Computer and Systems Engineering, Alexandria University

Shoshana Bekerman

Founder, Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Global Ethics

Carol Carter

Founder, CEO GlobalMindED; Founder, LifeBound

Azza El Kholy

Professor & Chairperson, Department of English Language & Literature, Alexandria University

Zhanna Kryuchkova

Founder, Jansen Capital Management and Huxley media; Board member, All-Ukrainian Charity Foundation “Chess For Children“

Samuel Lopez-Lago Ortiz

Lead System Designer, Project Manager

Ash Pachauri

Board Member and Secretary and Treasurer, WSDF; Senior Mentor, POP Movement

Julene Siddique

Composer & CEO of Nada Brahma Ltd.

Ibon Zugasti

Managing Director, PROSPEKTIKER; International Project Manager, LKS Cooperative

Junior Fellow
Jana Amin

Intern, Dr. Alaa Murabit, Harvard Radcliffe Fellow

Subhan Atakishiyev

Events and Ceremonies manager

Dora Damjanovic

Global Affairs MSc, King’s College London, United Kingdom

Ilaha Ibrahimli

Deputy SG on International Relations and Development Strategy Coordinator, Global Baku Forum; Nizami Ganjavi International Center

Luvuyo Madasa

Executive Director, ReimagineSA NPC

Alexandria Villasenor

Founder, Earth Uprising International

September 2020
Associate Fellow
Elena Andreevska

Dean of Faculty of Public Administration and Political Sciences, South East European University, Tetovo

Jana Ilieva

Assistant Professor, University of Tourism and Management, Skopje

Isabelle Wachsmuth

Project manager, Health Innovation & System, WHO

June 2020
Carlos Alberto Blanco Pérez

Professor, Universidad Pontificia Comillas; Philosopher; Egyptologist

Patrick Degeorges

Directeur de l’Anthropocene Curriculum, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France; Institut Michel-Serres, Lyon, France

Alberto Foletti

Associate with Research Collaboration Assignment, Institute of Translational Pharmacology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche-CNR, National Research Council-CNR Rome

Lawrence Ford

Accredited Investment Fiduciary; Founder and CEO, Conscious Capital Wealth Management, USA; Former Co-Chair of Retirement Income Industry Association

Budimir Lončar

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of former Yugoslavia

Georgios Theodoropoulos

Chair Professor, School of Computer Science  and Engineering, Southern University of Science & Technology, China

Liora Weinbach

Head of the Ethic & Human Sustainability, The International Center for Health, Law and Ethics in Haifa University, Israel

Benno Werlen

UNESCO Chair on Global Understanding for Sustainability, Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany

Dragan Đuričin

Professor for Strategic Management, Project Management, Economics of Strategy, and Strategic Financial Management, School of Economics, University of Belgrad

Associate Fellow
Saša Popović

Associate Professor, School of Economics, University of Montenegro; President, The Montenegrin Association of Economists; Lecturer, Institute of Certified Accountants of Montenegro; Co-founder, Institute for Small & Medium Enterprises Development and Research, Montenegro.

May 2020
Associate Fellow
Yul Anderson

President and Founder of the African-American Future Society, USA

Lotta Larsen

Independent researcher, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Exeter Business School, UK

Carol Spalding

President, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, USA; NC Community Colleges Foundation Board, Board Member

Junior Fellow
Marta Neskovic

Master’s degree in Ethnology and Social Anthropology, School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris, France; Research Associate, The Mother’s Service Society, India.

March 2020
Associate Fellow
Michael H. Smith

Chairman of the Board, Furaxa, Inc.

Pavel Luksha

Founder and a director of Global Education Futures initiative

Danielle Pinheiro

Associate Professor, University of Brasilia, Brazil

Sergio Scapagnini

President of Indrapur Cinematografica

Junior Fellow
Arion Reuter

Steadfast IBG Insurance Brokers, Assistant Broker

January 2020
Junior Fellow
Marco Vitiello

Department of Political Sciences, Roma Tre University, Italy; Italian Prosales, Rome

December 2019
Associate Fellow
Craig Hammer

Governance Consultant, The World Bank, Washington DC.

November 2019
Associate Fellow
Luigi Cocchiarella

Associate Professor, Polytechnic University of Milan

Ting Xu

Senior Project Manager, Bertelsmann Foundation, North America

October 2019
Junior Fellow
Ivana Lazarovski

Student, MA in International Security Studies, University of Belgrade

August 2019
Associate Fellow
Adam Koniuszewski

Chief Operating Officer, Green Cross International; Project Leader, Climate Change Task Force and Board Member & Treasurer, Green Cross France & Territories. 

June 2019
Olivia Bina

Principal Researcher, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon; Board of Directors, Member – MISTRA Urban Futures

Mariana Bozesan

Co-Founder and President, AQAL Capital & AQAL Foundation; Full Member & Co-Chair Nominations Committee, Club of Rome

Susan Clark

Adjunct Professor, Wildlife Ecology and Policy Sciences, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies; Fellow, Institution for Social & Policy Studies, Yale University

Ivan Gušić

Head, Department of Natural Sciences, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts; Professor Emeritus, Zagreb university

Daphna Margolin

Eco-Tech artist; Chairman of the "Alma" ecological awareness and involvement, Israel, Member of Eco-art - Israeli Forum for Ecological Art

Velimir Neidhardt

Professor, President, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Pavao Rudan

Professor Emeritus, Institute for Anthropological Research, University of Zagreb, Member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Ljubiša Stanković

Vice president, Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts (CANU); Professor of signal processing, University of Montenegro

Antonio de Araujo Freitas Júnior

President, Education Quality Accreditation Agency (EQUAA); Member of the Board, The Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN)

Tomas Björkman

Founder and Chair, Ekskäret Foundation, Stockholm; Founder and Chair, Perspectiva Institute, London

Uroš Cvelbar

Senior Researcher, Department for Surface Engineering and Optoelectronics), Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Chair, Research Network Plasma Nanoscience “iPlasmaNano”

Francisco Gonzalez de Posada

Professor of Applied Physics, Polytechnic University of Madrid; President, Friends of Scientific Culture, Santander

Obiora Francis Ike

Professor of Ethics and Peace Studies, Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu, Nigeria; Member, Club of Rome and European Academy of Science and Arts

Jesús Alfredo Jimenez Barros

Technical Coordinator, Latin American and Caribbean Parliament; Inter-American Planning Society, IAPS. Ecuadorian Planning Society (SEP in Spanish)

Marc Lavoie

Emeritus Professor, University of Ottawa; Senior Research Chair, Université Sorbonne-Paris-Cité, Université Paris 13, Centre d’Économie Paris Nord (CEPN)

Charles Norchi

Professor, Chair, Graduate Law Programs; Director, Center for Oceans and Coastal Law; Benjamin Thompson Professor of Law, University of Maine School of Law

Pascal Petit

Director of Research Emeritus, C.N.R.S; Chair, XV International Colloquium held at Paris on May 2019

Mila Popovich

Founder, EVOLving Leadership; Published poet; International dance artist; Associate expert at the Seventh Research Framework Programme at the European Commission; Chair, Membership Communications Committee

Janani Ramanathan

Research Associate, The Mother’s Service Society, Pondicherry, India; Assistant Editor, Cadmus Journal.

Andrea Renda

Senior Research Fellow and Head of Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and the Digital Economy, CEPS; Chair of Digital Innovation, College of Europe

Mariana Todorova

Assistant professor, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Societies and knowledge; Former Member of Parliament, National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria

May 2019
Associate Fellow
Diego Bravar

Chairman and CEO, Biovalley Investments SpA; Member, Scientific Council, Consorzio AREA di Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica di Triest; Vice President, Confindustria Venezia Giulia; Board of Directors, University of Trieste, Biovalley Investments Partner SRL, MIB School of Management, O3 Enterprise Srl and Stituto Scientifico Biomedico Euro Mediterraneo

Mauro Guerra

Direttore, Chief Executive Officer presso Cassa Pensioni di Lugano (CPdL); Member, Scientific Committee at the Centro di Studi Bancari di Lugano-Vezia and Swiss Association of Actuaries and the CFO Forum, Switzerland

Hrvoje Kraljevic

 President, Croatian Mathematical Society; Member, American Mathematical Society and European Mathematical Society; Corresponding member, Croatian Academy of Science and Arts

Izet Masic

Full Professor, Medical Informatics and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo and Social medicine and Health Care Organization and Health Management, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zenica. Professor at several other universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia (Dubrovnik International University), and other countries.

Dario Vretenar

Secretary General, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts; Member, Academia Europaea; President, Croatian Science Foundation; Member, NuPeC Long Range Plan Committee and of ISOLDE – CERN

April 2019
Associate Fellow
Piero Dominici

Prof. Piero Dominici (PhD), Fellow of the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS), is Director (Scientific Listening) at the Global Listening Center and Scientific Director of the Complexity Education Project; he teaches Public Communication, Sociology and Intelligence Activities at the University of Perugia. As scientific researcher, educator, author and international speaker, his main areas of expertise and interest encompass (hyper)complexity, interdisciplinarity and knowledge sharing in the fields of education, systems theory, technology, innovation, intelligence, security, citizenship and communication.  Member of the MIUR Register of Revisers (Italian Ministry of Higher Education and Research) and of the WCSA (World Complexity Science Academy), he is also standing member of several of the most prestigious national and international scientific committees. Author of numerous essays, scientific articles and books.

Alberto Gasparini

Alberto Gasparini is professor of urban and rural sociology at the University of Trieste. He is president of the International University Institute for European for European Studies, and General secretary of the International Future Research Academy. Beside he is director of the FUTURIBILI Journal and full member of
Club of Rome.

Peta Milan

Chief Executive Officer, Transcendent Media Capital, Portugal; co-founding Director, Jade Eli Technologies

SS Sreejith

CEO, Global Institute of Integral Management Studies, India; Former Academic Head, London College Business & Finance

March 2019
David Chikvaidze

Chef de Cabinet, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG); Former Senior Advisor to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; Former Chief of Communications, Office of the High Commissioner in Geneva. 

Junior Fellow
Samantha Manausa

Research Assistant to Professor Nagan, Levin College of Law, University of Florida; Director of Workshops, Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Associate Fellow
Rovshan Muradov

Secretary General, Nizami Ganjavi International Center, Azerbaijan.

November 2018
Junior Fellow
Beverly La Ferla

Pro-chairperson, International Relations Committee of Landbridge International University; Pro-chairperson, International Relations Committee of the Person Centered Institute, Malta

Associate Fellow
Youngsook Park

Chair, Millennium Project, Korea Node; Professor in Future Studies, Yonsei and Ewha Woman’s University; Co-chair, Global Blockchain AI Council, Korea

Radmilo Pešić

Professor of Economics, Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade, Serbia; Serbian Representative, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Ingrid Stange

Founder and Chair, Partnership for change; Head of Philanthropy, Formuesforvaltning AS; Founder and Chair, Drøbak Montessori Foundation; Member, Ashoka Support Network

July 2018
Nora Bateson

Founder, President and Director of Research and Exhibition, International Bateson Institute, Sweden; Award-winning filmmaker, writer, keynote speaker, workshop leader, policy advisor and educator; Member, Club of Rome.

Adrian Bejan

J.A. Jones Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, USA; Honorary member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Discovered Constructal Law; Anti-chance philosopher.

Christian Guillermet-Fernández

Director General for Foreign Policy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica; Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Open Ended Working Group on the right to peace; Former Political Coordinator, UN Security Council.

Laura Rosenbury

Dean and Levin, Mabie and Levin Professor of Law, University of Florida, USA; Board Member, Children’s Healthcare Is a Legal Duty, Inc.; Fellow, The American Bar Foundation; Member, American Law Institute.

Yury Sayamov

UNESCO Chair, Global Problems and Emerging Social and Ethical Challenges for Large Cities and Their Population; Professor, Faculty of Global Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia.

Kakha Shengelia

President, International Association of University Presidents, UK; President, Caucasus University, Georgia; Former Member of Parliament, Georgia; Former Deputy Chairman, Committee of Education, Science, Sports.

Oksana Sljusarenko

Vice Chairman, Ukrainian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce, Ukraine; Founder, Montenegro-Ukrainian Business Association; Former Head, Ukrainian Academy of Business and Entrepreneurship.

Ajayan Vinu

Material scientist; Global Innovation Chair Professor for Advanced Nanomaterials and Director, Global Innovative Centre for Advanced Nanomaterials, University of Newcastle, Australia; Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry.

April 2018
Associate Fellow
Viktor Halasiuk

President, Ukrainian Association for the Club of Rome; Member of Parliament of Ukraine.

Mario Hytten

Chief Executive Officer, Planetaire AB, Sweden; Managing Director, Captimax Sports Media Ltd, Sweden.

Junior Fellow
Alexandra Telychko
March 2018
Associate Fellow
Orion Gliozheni

Physician (obstetrician & gynaecologist); Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tirana.

Giorgio Surian

Opera Singer

February 2018
Associate Fellow
Rza Aliyev

Financial Adviser, Credit Andorra SA; Deputy Secretary General, Nizami Ganjavi International Center, Azerbaijan

January 2018
Junior Fellow
Adam Woods

Assistant Professor, Institute on Aging, University of Florida; Director, CAM-CTRP Human Electrophysiology Core

November 2017
Associate Fellow
Davor Bernardić

President Of The Social Democratic Party Of Croatia (Sdp) And Leader Of The Parliamentary Opposition

October 2017
Associate Fellow
Elif Çepni

Elif Cepni was the former Rector of Dogus University and former Vice President of Bahcesehir University. She was appointed as the Rector of Cyprus Health and Social Sciences University in July 2019 to set up a system of the newly established university. She completed the task in November 2019. As of January 2020, Prof. Cepni is professor of management (decision making) and Dean, Karabuk University's Faculty of Business Administration. Prof. Dr. Cepni is the author of "A Guide for Economic and Financial Indicators", as well as "The Economy of Turkey in Retrospect" and "Let’s Get Developed". In addition to her writing, she has also taught courses ranging from "Microeconomics", "Macroeconomics", "Development Economics". She has been teaching "Advanced Economics" in Ph.D programs and "Scenario Planning and Strategic Foresight" and "Organizational Creativity" in Executive MBA programs. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Corporate Change Academy. She gives talks periodically on "Decision Making under Uncertainty and Strategic Foresight" as an invited speaker in various institutions.

Pascal Griethuysen

Programme Coordinator, UNRISD, Geneva

Aitza Haddad Núñez

Research Assistant, UFL Levin College of Law, Institute of Human Rights Peace and Development; Student Assistant, UFL Levin College of Law; LL.M. Comparative Law Program; Independent Legal Consultant; Gainesville Marriage Examiner.

Grazyna Lebkowska

Professor, Warsaw School of Economics; Member, European Academy for Business in Society (EABiS)

Ace Milenkovski

Rector and Co-founder, University of Tourism and Management, Skopje

Stephen Park

Professor, Dean of International Affairs, Kyung Hee University, Korea

David Puyana

Consultant at the UNESCO Liaison Office in Geneva

Ranjani Ravi

Research Associate, The Mother’s Service Society, India; Associate Editor, Cadmus Journal; WAAS Administrator.

Junior Fellow
Sara Isaković

Olympic Silver Medalist; Performance Director, Fitsmind, Norway

Edgar Morin

Sociologist and Philosopher of Emeritus Director of Research at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)

April 2017
Ellen Gracie Northfleet

Former Chief Justice and President of the Federal Supreme Court of Brazil, Board of Director of the World Justice Project

January 2017
Associate Fellow
An Krumberger

Chairman, World 2033 Forum; Director, Council One, Founder or Co-founder of Innovation in Driving, Ljubljana Congress on Western Balkans, European Movement Slovenia (revitalization), Rotaract Club of Nova Gorica, International Student Organization of Slovenia and Students in Free Enterprise at Pima Community College.

November 2016
Michael Møller

Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and the Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference

Inwon Choue

Chancellor, Kyung Hee University System; Former President of Kyung Hee University, Korea

Adrian Curaj

General Director of Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI), Ministry of National Education, Romania

Ionel Vlad

President of the Romanian Academy of Sciences and Arts; Professor, Bucharest University

Associate Fellow
Zamir Dika

Rector of the South East European University, Republic of Macedonia

October 2016
Dirk Helbing

Professor, ETH Zürich

Carlos Alvarez-Pereira
Anna Biondi

Deputy Director, Bureau for Workers’ Activities, International Labour Office, Geneva

Juan Cayón-Peña

Rector, Universidad Nebrija; General Secretary, International Union of Catholic Jurist; President, RIDU(Iberoamerican Network for Universitary Law); Vicepresident, Universitary Law Studies Association; General Secretary, Philiph II Hispanic Studies Institute; Vicepresident of the Board of trustees, Elías de Tejada & Erasmo Pércopo Foundation; Member of the Board of trustees, Speiro Foundation; Vicepresident, CICA International Foundation

José Cordeiro

Director, Venezuela Node, Millennium Project; Founding Faculty, Singularity University, NASA, USA

Fadwa El Guindi

After graduating in 1960 from the American University in Cairo with a Bachelor of Arts in political science (cum laude), Fadwa El Guindi embarked on a distinguished career in the field of anthropology and on the lecture circuit a public intellectual. She earned a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin.

El Guindi served as distinguished professor and head of department of Social Sciences at Qatar University. El Guindi published more than 90 scholarly publications in English, Italian, French, Russian, Arabic, German and Spanish and several award-winning documentaries. She is currently Retiree Anthropologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, previously having served as faculty at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Georgetown University.

Her expertise on the Middle East brought her to the Clinton White House, and she frequently gave lectures to diplomats assigned to the Middle East at the Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. Department of State. She is elected member on the Board of Trustees of the World Academy of Art & Science

Rodolfo Fiorini

Rodolfo A. Fiorini is Professor of Bioengineering at Politecnico di Milano University, Italy. He had joined research projects with Stanford University and University of California at Los Angeles. He has received prestigious awards and honors from Italian National Research Council, University and Research Ministry, U.S.A DOL, etc. R. A. Fiorini is the founder and coordinator of the Research Group on Computational Information Conservation Theory (CICT). His research activity has concerned collective/personal intelligence, evolutive cognition, evolutive information, knowledge representation, modeling and simulation, bio-inspired system, intelligent networking, cognitive computing, human-machine interfaces, computational reasoning, business process management systems, energy management systems, wellbeing, and the use of intercultural transdisciplinary approaches for the creation of reality levels where engineering and life sciences can synergistically interact to promote scientific discovery. Prof. R. A. Fiorini is WAAS Trustee, IEEE, EMB, AAAS, and JtiBS Editorial Board Member.

Enrico Giovannini

Economist; Statistician; Professor of Economic Statistics, Department of Economics and Finance (DEF), University of Rome Tor Vergata

Robert Hoffman

Economist; Co-founder and President of whatIf? Technologies Inc.

Mamphela Ramphele

Former Anti-apartheid activist; Former Managing Director of the World Bank; Trustee of the Nelson Mandela Foundations; Founder of the Open Society Foundation for South Africa and the Citizens Movement

Thomas Reuter

Prof Thomas Reuter was born in Germany in 1961 and migrated to Australia in 1981. After BA studies at the University of Melbourne (UoM), he obtained a PhD from the Australian National University in 1997. He first taught at Heidelberg University in his native Germany, before taking up post-doctoral and QE-II Fellowships at UoM, a Research Fellowship at Monash University, and an ARC Future Fellowship back at UoM. He is currently a Professor in Asian Anthropology at UoM’s Asia Institute. He was President of the Australian Anthropological Association (2002-2005), executive member and chair of the World Council of Anthropological Associations (2004/2008-2012), Senior Vice-President of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (2008-2018), and has been a leading figure in the internationalisation of his discipline. He then was elected to the executive of the International Social Science Council (2013-2018), as it merged with ICSU to form the new International Science Council (ISC). He has served as an expert advisor to IPCC, IPBES, WSDR, UNESCO and several national governments. He is currently a member of the board of WAAS and also of Future Earth (Asia Regional Center), as well as a fellow of the European Academy of Science (EASA) and Academia Europaea (EA). Twenty-five years of research in Asia (Indonesia) have focused on indigenous people, social movements, religious change, political and economic elites, ecology, climate change, food security and globalisation. Results have been communicated in twelve books and 140 articles, and numerous conference panels and keynotes. Prof Reuter’s current interest lies in fostering global cooperation for a sustainable future.

Federico Rosei

Professor and Canada Research Chair in in Nanostructured Organic and Inorganic Materials; UNESCO Chair, Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage

Ahmet Yurdusev

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

June 2016
Junior Fellow
Marko Rakar

President, Croatian NGO Vjetrenjača; Member, Board of European Association of Political Consultants (EAPC); Member, Board of International Association of Political Consultants (IPAC).

May 2016
Junior Fellow
Andrii Miroshnychenko

Teaching Assistant at University of Bergen, Norway; Co-Founder, Earth Citizens for Conscious Media; Member, Kyiv Municipal Assembly; Member of Civic Chamber of Ukrainian Ministry of Environment and Natural Resource Management

Associate Fellow
Koryn Rolstad

President & Principal Artist, Koryn Rolstad Studios; National Series Lecturer, Symposium on Healthcare Design; Board Member, Northwest Designer Craftsmen; Lecturer, MIT, Dartmouth University, Harvard University, Virginia Tech, Howard University

February 2016
Loucas Christophorou

Permanent Member of the Academy of Athens; Director, Office of Research in Experimental Physics & Chair of Academy’s Energy Committee; Member, American Physical Society & European Academy of Sciences & Arts; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Alexander Chumakov

Vice-President, Russian Philosophical Society; Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Head of the group of the “Global Research” Institute of Philosophy Russian Academy Science (RAS); Head of the Department of Philosophy, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation.

Hazel Henderson

Futurist; Economics Iconoclast; Creator and co-executive Producer of the public television series Ethical Markets, LLC; Worldwide syndicated columnist; Consultant on sustainable development; Fellow, Britain’s Royal Society Of Arts; Honorary Member, Club of Rome.

Noam Lior

Professor, University of Pennsylvania; Guest Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Fellow, ASME; Club of Rome

Amanda Lynch

Lindemann Distinguished Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences; Director, Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, Brown University; Fellow, American Meteorological Society and Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Mark Swilling
Miloš Trifkovic

President, Academy of Sciences & Arts of Bosnia & Herzegovina; Professor Emeritus, University of Sarajevo; Member, Permanent Joint Commission for the Implementation of the Agreement on Succession Issues of the Former SFRY; Fulltime Professor, Open University APEIRON, Travnik.

November 2015
Associate Fellow
Goran Bandov

Vice Dean, Associate Professor, International Relations and International Law, Dag Hammarskjöld University College of International Relations and Diplomacy; Advisory Member of the Committee for European Affairs of the Parliament of the Republic of Croatia

Pierre-Antoine Barraillé

President and Co-Founder of Praneo, a Strategy Organization and HR consulting firm

Pedro Barri

Director of the Chair of Investigation in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Universitario Quirón Dexeus

Philip Koenig

Vice-President and Co-Founder of Praneo, a Strategy Organization and HR consulting firm

Brianna Silverstein

Associate, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Washington DC.

September 2015
Junior Fellow
Liuba Ceban

Freelance Consultant and Trainer in Personal and Organizational Development; President, Trainer and Program Manager, Altruism Association.

April 2015
Associate Fellow
Olena Bekreniova

Executive Director, Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Charitable Foundation, Kiev; Former Program Coordinator, Young Generation Will Change Ukraine.

January 2015
Keri Facer

Professor, Educational and Social Futures, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol; Fellow, Connected Communities Leadership

Mel Gurtov

Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Portland State University; Editor-in-Chief, Asian Perspective.

David Harries

Chair, Canadian Pugwash; Associate Executive Director, Foresight Canada; Member, Board of Directors, Global Initiatives Project and Proteus Canada; Head, Leadership and Management community,

Erich Hoedl

Erich Hoedl is a quality assurance consultant on education and former rector of the University of Wuppertal and the Graz University of Technology. His career has spanned five decades in diverse fields ranging from aircraft development to political economy and university administration. He has been an active member of the WAAS New Economic Theory Working Group and a frequent speaker and panelist at the Academy’s PG courses and roundtables at IUC Dubrovnik. He is currently Vice President of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, member of the Austrian Accreditation Council for private universities, and member of the editorial board of Cadmus Journal.

Donato Kiniger-Passigli

Donato Kiniger Passigli is a Member of the Board of Trustees, World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) and is the WAAS Representative to the UN in Geneva.

Donato Kiniger Passigli is an expert in crisis resolution, development cooperation, public and labou affairs. He currently serves as Senior Advisor for Peace and Security at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Until recently, he coordinated the Fragile States and Disaster Response Group at the International Labour Organization (ILO). He specialized in promoting crisis response programmes and initiatives in the wake of major humanitarian crises, addressing governance and employment deficits.

In his experience of over 30 years at the United Nations, he was spokesperson for UN Humanitarian Affairs Office (OCHA) and head of the media and public affairs branch of the Hague-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). He served as chief of staff for the UN Mission in Western Sahara and was head of external relations at the International Criminal Tribunal for Former-Yugoslavia and Rwanda. He also served as head of office in Belgrade for the UN peacekeeping mission and managed large UN development programmes.

Donato Kiniger Passigli is an expert in humanitarian action and governance, conflict analysis, risk management, disaster needs assessment, business continuity and partnership-building. He authors articles, delivers lectures and conducts training on these subjects. He is a journalist, and has been a member of the Italian Press Federation for the last 40 years.

Marcel Van de Voorde

Professor, University of technology Delft, Netherlands; Executive Advisor to Minister for Education and Research, Serbia; Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the French National Assembly & Senate

Vesna Vučinić

Professor, Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade; Member, International Association for Southeast European Anthropology (InASEA)

Tu Weiming

Professor of Philosophy and Director, Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies, Peking University; Research Professor and Senior Fellow, Asia Center, Harvard University; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Moneef Zoubi

Director General, Islamic World Academy of Sciences, Jordan; Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 2014
Rosalia Arteaga Serrano

Former President of Ecuador; President, Fundación Fidal (Latin American Foundation for the Integration and Development); Executive Director, Fundación Natura Regional for Ecuador and Colombia; Member, Editorial board, Encyclopædia Britannica.

Galimkair Mutanov

Rector & Professor, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University; Academician of National Academy of Sciences, Kazakhstan; Doctor of Technical Sciences

Andrew Spence

Nobel laureate in Economics (2001); Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business, New York University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Chairman, Commission on Growth and Development

Vaira Vike-Freiberga

Former President, Republic of Latvia; Founding Member, Club de Madrid; Member, Global Commission on Elections, Democracy & Security; Chair, European Commission’s High Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism; Co-Chair of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center (NGIC)

Associate Fellow
Aira Kalela

Senior Adviser, Office of President Tarja Halonen; Senior Advisor, Global Gender and Climate Alliance/Women for Environment and Development

András László

Founding President and CEO,; Member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts; Founding Fellow, Global Collaborative Alliance; Member, Club of Rome

Asghar Zaidi

Professor of International Social Policy, Centre for Research on Ageing, Southampton University; Senior Research Fellow, CASE, London School of Economics; Senior Advisor, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna

Junior Fellow
Viktoriya Luchka

Ukrainian Youth Delegate to the 69th session of the UN General Assembly; President, NGO Lviv Academy for Human Rights of Don Bosco

Mura Palašek

Independent postdoc scholar; Researcher, University of Zagreb

Viktoriia Shvydchenko

Member, US Embassy Youth Council; Ukrainian Youth Delegate to the 69th session of the UN General Assembly

May 2014
Alain Bienaymé

Emeritus Professor of Economics, Paris Dauphine University; Director, CEDIMES; Member of the governing board of Association France - Grande Bretagne.

Mostapha Bousmina

President, Euro-Mediterranean University, Fez-Morocco; Chancellor, Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology; Director General, INANOTECH (Institute of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology), Rabat, Morocco.

Hans d’Orville

Assistant Director-General, Strategic Planning of UNESCO, Paris; Member & Co-founder Africa Leadership Forum; Member of the Board of Governors of the UN System Staff College, Torino, Italy.

Jerome Glenn

CEO, The Millennium Project; Inventor, Futures Wheel, Futuristic Curriculum Development; Editor, Futures Research Methodology 3.0.

Ljupco Kocarev

Vice President, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts; Full Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, University “Sv. Kiril i Metodij”, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; Research Scientist, BioCircuits Institute, University of California, USA.

David Krieger

Founder & President, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation; Founder & Member, Global Council of Abolition 2000; Chair, Executive Committee, International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility; Councillor, World Future Council.

Giorgi Kvesitadze

Full Professor, Agricultural University of Georgia; President, Georgian National Academy of Sciences; Director, Durmishidze Center of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, AUG.

Giorgio La Malfa

Vice President, NATO Parliamentary Assembly; Member of the Executive Board, European Leadership Network; Former Italian Minister, European Union Affairs.

Romain Murenzi

Executive Director, Third World Academy of Sciences; Vice President for Africa, Third World Academy of Sciences; Member of the Advisory Council of “Scientists without Borders”.

Sudhamahi Regunathan

Chairperson, Peer Team, National Assessment and Accreditation Council; Senior Fellow, Department of Culture, Government of India; Member & Secretary, Foundation for Unity of Religions and Enlightened Citizenship.

Petr Šauer

Director, Institute for Sustainable Business; Chair, Department of Political Science, Center for Environmental Policy, University of Economics, Prague.

Günter Stock

President, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities & All European Academies (ALLEA); Senator & Member of the Board of Trustees, German Research Foundation.

Angela Wilkinson

Counsellor for Strategic Foresight, OECD; Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford.

March 2014
Associate Fellow
Sisir Das

Honorary Advisor, Indian Space Research Organisation; Former Consultant, Administrative Reforms Commission.

Timi Ecimovic

Chairman, SEM Institute for Climate Change, Slovenia; Professor & Chair, Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental Sciences of the ANSTED University; Rector, World Philosophical Forum.

Maria de Lourdes Mollo

Full Professor, Department of Economics, University of Brasília; Researcher, CNPq (National Council of Research), Brazil.

Inva Mula

Opera Singer; Founder & President, “HI Classic” & Vodafon Albania; Teacher, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Musique de Paris.

January 2014
Junior Fellow
Christina Hamilton

Bob and Colleen Haas Interdisciplinary Research Program Scholar, University of California, Berkeley; Co–founder and Vice President of the Ocean Society of Berkeley

November 2013
Candido Almeida

Rector and President, Universidade Candido Mende; Secretary-General of the Académie de la Latinité; Ambassador, Alliance of Civilizations (United Nations); Special Counselor to the Presidency of Brazil.

Øivind Andersen

Professor, University of Oslo; Secretary General, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters; Member of the Board, the association of All European Academies (ALLEA).

Anantha Duraiappah

Executive Director, International Human Dimensions Programme, United Nations University; Member, International Advisory Board for the World Bank; Visiting Professor, Beijing Normal University and University of Tokyo.

Christina Erneling

Senior Lecturer, School of Social Work, Lund University; Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy, York University; Fellow, Centre for Philosophy of Science, York University.

Mauro Giacca

Director, Trieste Component of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB); Senior Scientist and Group Leader, Molecular Medicine Laboratory, ICGEB; Full Professor, University of Trieste.

Paulo Gomes

President, Technology Network; Member and Former President, State Council of Education (CEE); Member, Board of the Institute of Advanced Studies-United Nations University (UNU); Former Rector, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Heron Gordilho

Professor of Environmental Law at the Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil; Founder and the First President of Abolitionist Institute for Animals, State of Bahia and Catholic University; Founder and Editor, Brazilian Animal Rights Review.

Gerald Gutenschwager

Professor Emeritus, School of Architecture, Washington University; Research Fellow, Department of City and Regional Planning and Development, University of Thessaly.

Gloria Gutman

Research Associate, Gerontology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University; Professor Emerita, Gerontology Department; Associate Member, Faculty of Health Sciences; President, International Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse.

Jasmin Komic

Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Full-time professor of Statistics and Chairman of Cathedra for Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Economics, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Nisreen Mahasneh

Full Professor, Yarmouk University; Member and Founder, First Legal Clinic; Member, Accreditation Committee, Ministry of Higher Education, University Council, Yarmouk University; Board Member, Jordanian Journal of Law & Politics.

Louise Mandell

Attorney, First Nations agreements, Claim Settlements, Aboriginal issues, Of counsel, Mandell Pinder LLP; President, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs and the World Council of Indigenous Peoples.

Bongani Mayosi

Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town; Chief Specialist, Groote Schuur Hospital; President, The College of Physicians of South Africa.

Karim Mufti

Associate Professor, Political Science and International Affairs, Beirut Arab University; Associate Professor of International Relations, Saint-Joseph University; Associate Professor of International Human Rights Law, La Sagesse University; Director, Human Rights Legal Clinic, La Sagesse University.

Manoel Neto

Professor of Constitutional Law, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil; Secretary General, Instituto Baiano de Direito do Trabalho; Member, Academia Nacional de Direito do Trabalho; Member, Associação Nacional dos Procuradores do Trabalho.

Roberto Poli

Research Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento; UNESCO Chair, Anticipatory Systems (2014-2017); Fellow, STIAS—Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies; Editor-in-chief, Axiomathes; Member, Editorial board, Futures, European Journal of Futures Research.

William Potter

Founding Director of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS); Member, Council on Foreign Relations and International Advisory Board, Center for Policy Studies in Russia.

Joanílio Teixeira

Emeritus Professor and Senior Researcher, University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil

Tibor Tóth

T. Tóth has been actively involved in multilateral international issues for three decades. He served as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN Offices in Geneva, Switzerland (1990-1993 and 2003-2005), and in Vienna, Austria (1997-2001). In those capacities, he was also dealing with the Office of High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Labour Organization, the World Health Organization, the International Telecommunication Union, the World Meteorological Organization, the World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Organization for Migration, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, the International Committee of the Red Cross, etc.). Between 2005 and 2013, he was the Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, Vienna, the international organization tasked with monitoring complience with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, which ban all nuclear explosions.

Andrea Vacchi

Director of Research at INFN (National Institute for Nuclear Research), Trieste Section; Chair of the National Technology Transfer Board of INFN; President, Trieste International Foundation for Scientific Progress.

Alyn Ware

International Representative, Peace Foundation; Founder and Global Coordinator of Parliamentarians, Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament; Director, Aotearoa Lawyers for Peace; UN Coordinator for the World Court Project; Founder, the Nuclear Abolition Forum.

Shuiyuan Xiao

Professor, Social Medicine and Psychiatry; Dean, School of Public Health; Director, Xiangya Hospital Mental Health Center; Director, Institute of Suicide Prevention, Central South University; Vice Director, National Training Center for School Health.

Associate Fellow
Richard Smith

Professor, School of Communication, Simon Fraser University; Director, Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology, Simon Fraser University.

October 2013
Dr. Gjorge Ivanov

President, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; Professor of Political Science, Ss.Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje; Founder and Honorary President of the Macedonian Political Science Association; Protector, European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

September 2013
Associate Fellow
Vladimir Cvijanovic

An institutional economist working at the University of Zagreb, a founding member of Group 22 think tank; interested in issues of sustainability and alternative economic models for the future.

Zoran Ilievski

Assistant Professor, Head of the Department of Political Science, Head of Master Programmes of Political Science, Head of the Center for Political Research and Analysis, Ss.Cyril and Methodius University- Skopje, Faculty of Law "Iustinianus Primus"; Political Advisor to H.E Dr. Gjorge Ivanov, President of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Jasminka Lažnjak

Professor of Sociology, University of Zagreb; interested in science, technology, society and public policy, innovation policy, and work and unemployment.

Vladimir Pezo
June 2013
March 2013
Katalin Bogyay

Hungary’s 15th Permanent Representative to the United Nations, New York President of UNESCO 36th General Conference, Paris

Desmond Browne

Convenor, Top Level Group of Parliamentarians for Multi-Lateral Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation; Convenor, European Leadership Network

Hikmet Çetin

NATO Senior Civilian Representative (SCR) for Afghanistan; Former Speaker, Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM)

Neven Duić

Head of Power Engineering and Energy Management Chair at the Department of Energy, Power Engineering and Environment, FSB, University of Zagreb; Full professor, Department of Energy, Power Engineering and Environment, FSB, University of Zagreb; President, Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES Centre); President, The Combustion Institute – Croatian Section; Croatian national coordinator for researchers mobility.

Lorenzo Gascón

Professor, Economic Geography, University Of Barcelona; Academician and Vice Chairman, ‘Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences of the Kingdom of Spain’; Academician, ‘International Academy of Management’, Washington D.C., USA.; Member, Chartered Accountants Institute of Spain, Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts, Committee of the ESERP Business School, Scientific Committee of the 26th Congress of the AEDEM.

Ruslan Grinberg

Director, Institute of Economics RAS; Head, Department of Economic Theory, Institute of Economy RAS; Chairman, Department of Social and Economic Problems at the Faculty of Economics of Lomonosov Moscow State University; Professor, Bratislava School of Law; Vice President, Free Economic Society of Russia; Executive Board member, Institute of Contemporary Development (INSOR); Laureate, European Award for the Contribution to Economic Science (Wuppertal-Brussels, 2008)

Ravi Grover

Principal Advisor, Strategic Planning Group (SPG), Atomic Energy Commission of India, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India; Director, Homi Bhabha National Institute.

Sigmund Grønmo

Vice-Chancellor, University of Bergen; Professor of Sociology, University of Bergen; Honorary member, The Norwegian Students Society (Det norske studentersamfund); Member of the Council, Bergen International Festival (Festspillene i Bergen); Member, Regional Committee for Economic Development, The County of Hordaland; Chair of the Council, Inter- University Centre.

Stanislav Miertus

Director General, International Centre for Applied Research and Sustainable Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia & Trieste, Italy; Inventor of composite (solid binding matrix) biosensors (1995); Member, American Academy of Advancement of Sciences; Member, Program Advisory Board of MPOB, Malaysia; Honorary Member, Scientific Council of the FCHPT STU Bratislava; Honorary Member, Scientific Council of the FPV UCM Trnava; Member, Knight Order of the Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem.

Remus Pricopie

Rector, National University for Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA); President of the Board of Directors, Romanian-US Fulbright Commission; Chair, Task Force on Fostering and Building Human Capital (FBHC) of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC); Member, Romanian Association for the Club of Rome – ARCoR, Comparative and International Education Society – CIES, European Communication Research and Education Association – ECREA, International Communication Association – ICA and Romanian Association of the Professionals in Public Relations – ARRP.

Mutaz Qafisheh

Professor of International Law, Hebron University, Hebron, Palestine; Director, Legal Clinic, UNDP and USAID-funded project, Palestine; Legal Advisor, PLO, United Nations and Terre des homes Lausanne

Franz Radermacher

Director of FAW (Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing); Faculty, Data Bases / Artificial Intelligence at the University of Ulm; Member, Club of Rome and of several national and international advisory boards; President, Senat der Wirtschaft e.V., Bonn; President, Global Economic Network (GEN), Vienna, and Vice President, Ecosocial Forum Europe, Vienna.

J. Martin Ramirez

Head, Center for Conflict Studies, Universidad Nebrija Madrid; Chair, Spanish National Pugwash Group; Chairman of the CICAs (International Colloquia on Conflict and Aggression); Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science

Yuri Scherbak

President, Institute for Sustainable Development of Ukraine; Honorable Member, Scientific Studies Institute of Harvard University; Member, Ukraine’s Writers’ Union and Cinematographers' Union; a well-known novelist who has authored 20 books of prose, plays, poetry and essays and more than 200 publications and interviews on medical, ecological, political and historical issues

Tatiana Tchouvileva

Co-President, Coordination Committee of the Russian Communities (KSARSI) and Member of the Board of Directors, International Council of Russian Compatriots; Co-inventor, Italian patent “Brevetto italiano con priorità n. MI2003A002613 del 30.12.03 relativo a metodo e dispositivo per transcodificare suoni in colori o disegni di colore"

Marija Todorovic

Research Professor, Kyung Hee University, Korea; Owner and Director, Virtual Engineering and Art-Investment Vision; Founder and Head, Division for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources.

Dragan K Vukčević

Professor and Dean at the Faculty of Law, University of Donja Gorica; Member and Secretary, MASA Division of Social Science, Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Walther Zimmerli

President, Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU), Cottbus; Member, Editorial Board IM of “Die Zeitschrift für Imformation Management & Consulting”; Member, Editorial Board of Symbolism, "Erlanger Beiträge zur Wissenschaftsforschung" and "Universitas"; Corresponding editor, Panorama; Member, Advisory Board, CUTEC – Institute GmbH, Senate of the Foundation of Lower Saxony, Senate of the German International School of Management (GISMA) in Hannover and Board of Hans-Jonas-Foundation and Scientific Council of the Christian-Jakob-Kraus-Institute für Wirtschafts- und Sozialphilosophie, Hagen

Mariya Zubrytska

Vice-Rector, Academic Affairs, Lviv National University, Ukraine; Associate Professor, Department of Literary Theory & Comparative Studies, Lviv National University; Member, Supervisory Board, City Institute, Lviv

Associate Fellow
Ulric Fayl Von Hentaller

Personal Adviser to the Chairman, The Hares Group; Former Director, The Global Round Table; Invited Lecturer, EU Member States and Applicant countries and Active member of various charitable organisations.

Junior Fellow
Maria Kononov

Painter, sculptor, fashion designer; applies art to help sick children

Benjamin Vanry

Volunteer, Teach Vancouver, Montessori School

August 2012
Björn Åkermark

Guest Professor, Research leader of Organic Chemistry at Stockholm University;Member, Swedish Chemical Society; Member, American Chemical Society; Member, European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities

Stefan Brunnhuber

Stefan Brunnhuber is a socio-economist and psychiatrist who has been actively engaged in the activities for WAAS for the past five years. He has made seminal contributions to the Academy’s work on Mind, Thinking & Creativity and on a New Paradigm in Education to improve learning outcomes and promote creative thinking. As an active member of the New Economic Theory Working Group, he has introduced new approaches to fund the UN Sustainable Development Goals by the creation of complementary cryptocurrencies specially designed for investment to achieve the Agenda 2030 targets. He is currently Medical Director & Chief Medical Officer at the Diakonie Kliniken Zschadrass, Colditz.

Andreas Bummel

Executive Director and Chairman, Board of the Committee for a Democratic United Nations (KDUN); Secretary General, Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (CEUNPA)

Richard Falk

Research Professor, Global Studies, University of California; Director, Global Climate Change Project at UCSB; United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories

Ionel Haiduc

President, Romanian Academy;Member, Leibniz Sozietät der Wissenschaften, Berlin; Correspondent Member, GöttingerAkademie der Wissenschaften; Foreign Member, Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Yehuda Kahane

Yehuda Kahane is the treasurer of the Academy. He a recognized expert in the global insurance industry and a very successful multi-entrepreneur, was the author of a proposal to the world association of insurance and pension funds at the Rio Environmental Conference to invest a major portion of their resources into sustainable development projects that promote long-term human welfare, as a result of which an accord was signed by the participating companies to redirect trillions of dollars of their investment portfolio and a special award was issued to him. He is currently the chairperson and co-founder of YK Center, senior member of the faculty at the School of Management, Tel Aviv University.

Vlado Kambovski

President, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts; Professor, Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus”;President of the Macedonian Association of Criminal law and Criminology

Antonio Machado Carrillo

Director, ObservatorioAmbiental Granadilla (OAG); Associate Professor of Ecology, University of La Laguna;Editor-in-chief, Journal for Nature Conservation; Nature documentary script writer and presenter

Peter R. Schmidt

Professor of Anthropology, University of Florida; Former Director of the Center for African Studies at the University of Florida; Member, Editorial Board, The African Archaeological Review

Norman Sabourin

Executive Director and Senior General Counsel, Canadian Judicial Council;Member, Quebec Bar; Member, The Conference of Court Public Information Officers (CCPIO)

Ullica Segerstrale

Professor of Sociology and Director, Camras Scholars program, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT); Member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts; Elected Foreign Member, The Finnish Society for Sciences and Letters

Teruichi Shimomitsu

Professor and Director, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Tokyo Medical University;Board Member, The Japanese Society of Occupational Mental Health; Vice President, TheMedical Association of Tokyo Medical University

Francesco Stipo

President, United States Chapter of the Club of Rome, Washington DC; Director, India-U.S. Chamber of Commerce of Florida, Miami; Member, Editorial Board, CADMUS Journal.

Enrico Tongiorgi

Assistant Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Neuroanatomy, and Member of the Steering Committee for the PhD School in Neuroscience, University of Trieste; Member of the selection committee, The Third World Academy programmes.

Peter Vale

Nelson Mandela Professor of Politics Emeritus, Rhodes University, South Africa; Professor, Humanities, University of Johannesburg; Fellow, The Royal Society of South Africa(FRSSAf); Member, The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf).

Yosef Wosk

Rabbi; Member, The Order of British Columbia; Associate Member (Adjunct Professor) of Humanities, Simon Fraser University; Media Commentator; Public Speaker; Published Author.

Mihaela Y Smith

Co-founder of the Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management (CPTM) and Joint Dialogue Convenor; Member, Club of Rome;Member, Institute of Directors, UK.

Aleksander Zidanšek

Professor of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Researcher, Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School and Jožef Stefan Institute; Secretary, Slovenian Association for the Club of Rome; Associate Member, Club of Rome.

Associate Fellow
Marko Krištof

Minister’s Assistant, Ministry of Labour and Retirement System; Economic Advisor, Association for promotion of the right to access to public information; Member, Zagreb City Council; Co-founder, Editor and Webmaster, Vrijemeje.

Paul Stubbs

Senior Research Fellow, The Institute of Economics, Zagreb; Senior Associate Research Fellow, Globalism & Social Policy Programme, University of Sheffield; Croatian expert member of an independent network of experts on social inclusion, European Commission.

June 2012
February 2012
Faris Gavrankapetanovic

Managing Director of the Clinical Centre University of Sarajevo

January 2012
Susana Chacón

Secretary, Mexican Chapter of the Club of Rome; Editor of the Mexican edition of Foreign Policy, Edición Mexicana at Tec of Monterrey University at Mexico City, Tec of Monterrey University at Mexico City.

Vivian Derryck

President & C.E.O., The Bridges Institute; Member, Board of Directors, Global Rights, Jane Goodall Institute, Asian University for Women and Wellesley Centers for Women.

Jesus Felipe

Advisor, Office of the Chief Economist, Asian Development Bank; Research Associate with Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), University of Newcastle (Australia); Center for Full Employment and Price Stability (CFEPS), University of Missouri-Kansas City; and Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, New York

Orhan Guvenen

Professor of Strategic Decision Systems, Econometrics and International Economics; Founder and Director of the Institute of World Systems, Economies and Strategic Research; Member of the Club of Rome

Yueqin Huang

Deputy Director, Institute of Mental Health; Director, Division of Social Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Peking University, P.R. China; Director, National Center for Mental Health, China-CDC.

Ian Johnson

Ian Johnson has experience in the areas of sustainable development, energy and economic policy. He spent twenty-six years at the World Bank, starting as an energy economist and financial analyst and working through increasing levels of responsibility. He was, for his last eight years, Vice President for Sustainable Development and, for five years, also Chairman of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Prior to joining the World Bank, he was an economist with the British Government and spent five years in Bangladesh working with the United Nations and a non-government organization. Since leaving the World Bank Ian Johnson has been an advisor to the government of Chile, a member of the Swedish Commission on Climate Change, senior advisor to Global Legislators Organisation for a Balanced Environment (GLOBE) and chair of its Ecosystems Services Panel, as well as consultant to a number of international organizations. Dr. Johnson has acted as an advisor to the UK government, the UNFCCC and IFAD. From 2010-2014, Ian Johnson served the Club of Rome as Secretary General. He is an economist who has studied economics at the universities of Wales, Sussex and Harvard and business studies at Harvard.

Peter Johnston

Senior Policy Advisor, European Policy Centre, Brussels; Member, Club of Rome; Chairman, International Advisory Council

Deepak Kaul

Professor and Head, Department of Expt. Medicine and Biotechnology, PGIMER, Chandigarh; Chairman, Leukemia Research Foundation, India; Member, Advisory Board , U.P.S.C , Govt. of India.

Alexander Likhotal

Alexander Likhotal was the former President of Green Cross International (GCI). He holds doctorates in Political Science from the Moscow State Institute for International Relations (1975) and History from USSR Academy of Sciences (1987). In addition to an academic career, he served as a European security analyst for the Soviet Union leadership. In 1991, he was appointed Deputy Spokesman and Advisor to the President of the USSR, Mikhail Gorbachev. After Mr. Gorbachev’s resignation, he served as his advisor and spokesman at the Gorbachev Foundation. Alexander Likhotal is actively involved in furthering sustainable development principles as President of GCI. He has launched internationally acclaimed initiatives such as the Earth Dialogues Forum and Green Cross International’s global campaign for the Right to Water. He is also a member of the Club of Rome (Executive Committee), a Councilor at the World Future Council, Board member of the World Culture Forum and serves as advisor to the Club of Madrid. He has held academic positions at Northeastern University (Boston), the Institute of European Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow) and Security Dialogue Journal (Oslo). He has authored numerous publications and articles on environment, global politics and education.

Michael McManus

Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Member, Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Development.

Tolegen Muhamejanov

Senator, Parliament of Senate of RK; President, International Social Fund “Congress of Spiritual Concord”; Active participant, social movement “Nevada-Semey”; Director, Abai State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre; Poet.

Colum Murphy

President and Owner, Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations, Switzerland; Former Human Rights Officer, United Nations; Diplomat; Writer; Professor.

Anita Ratnam

Neo-classical and contemporary dance-actor; Chairperson, Arangham Trust, Chennai; President of the Chennai Chapter of the Storytelling Association of India.

Domenico Romeo

Former Rector of the University of Trieste; Retired Professor.

Suman Sahai

Professor of Genetics, University of Heidelberg, Germany; Chairperson, Gene Campaign.

Shantha Sinha

Chairperson, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights; Faculty member, Professor, Chairperson, Dept of Political Science, University of Hyderabad; Chairperson, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights.

Keith Suter

Managing Director, Global Directions; Chairperson, International Commission of Jurists (NSW); International Humanitarian Law Committee of Australian Red Cross (NSW) and Board of Trustees, Australian Anti-Slavery Society; Director of Studies, International Law Association.

Manfred Weiss

Professor of Law Emeritus; Co-editor, International Labour Law reports; Consultant to the International Labour Organisation: German correspondent, International Encyclopedia on Labour Law and Industrial Relations and United States' Academy of Arbitrators.

Isidora Zebeljan

Associate Professor, teaching composition; Member, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA); Member, Commission of Serbia for Culture, the Commission of Serbia for UNESCO, the Managing Board of Jugokoncertand the Association of Composers of Serbia.

Junior Fellow
Namita Dandona

Advocate, High Court of Delhi.

Associate Fellow
Josephine Aka JoAnne McDowell

Instructor, Academy of Art University, San Francisco; Board Member, Communication Action Network (CAN) and Heart Health Institute; Fellow, Meridian International Institute.

Mikel Vanry

Leadership consultant; President, Vanry & Associates Inc.