Garry Jacobs

Garry Jacobs


Republic of India

WAAS Designation:


Primary Position & Institution:

President & CEO, World Academy of Art & Science

Short Bio:

Garry Jacobs is President & CEO of the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS) to which he was elected in 1995, and Executive Chairman of the HS4A Human Security for All global campaign launched this year by WAAS in collaboration with the UN Trust Fund for Human Security. He is also Chairman of the Board and CEO of the World University Consortium (WUC); President and Director of Social Science Research at The Mother’s Service Society, Pondicherry, India; Editor of Cadmus Journal on economy, education, governance and security; and Member of Club of Rome. Mr. Jacobs is an American social scientist and management consultant focusing on new paradigm concepts and strategies in the fields of business, economy, education, global governance, human rights and international security. Since the 1970s, he has been researching and applying the process of growth, development and evolution of organization, values and consciousness at the level of individual, institutions, nations and global society based on the spiritual teachings of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. He is author of two books on values-based growth in business, a novel on a spiritual approach to individual and organizational development, and more than 100 articles on the application of consciousness principles to individual, business, national and international development in economy and finance, education, human rights, law and governance, peace and security. In 1989 he co-founded the International Commission on Peace & Food and co-authored a report to the UN on “Uncommon Opportunities: Agenda for Peace & Equitable Development” in 1994.