Past Speakers

State Leaders

H.E. Ms. Tarja Halonen

President of Finland (WIF 2012)

H.E. Mr. Didier Burkhalter

President of Switzerland (WIF 2014)

H.E. Mr. Xi Jinping

President of China (WIF 2010)

H.E. Mr. Issoufou Mahamadou

President of Niger (WIF 2012)

H.E. Mr. Bill Clinton

President of the United States and Chairman of the William J. Clinton Foundation (WIF 2012)

H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister of Bangladesh (WIF 2012)

H.E. MS. Mary Robinson

President of Ireland (WIF 2008)

H.E. Mr. B. Mkapa

President of Tanzania and Co-Chair of the Investment Climate Facility for Africa (WIF 2008)

H.E. Mr. Moncef Marzouki

President of the Republic of Tunisia (WIF 2012)

H.E. Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

President of Iceland (WIF 2010)

H.E. Mr. Thabo Mbeki

President of the Republic of South Africa (WIF 2012)

H.E. Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta

President of Kenya (WIF 2016)

H.E. Mr. Ikililou Dhoinine

President of the Union of Comoros (WIF 2012)

H.E. Mr. John Kufuor

President, Ghana (WIF 2008)

H.E. Ms. Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar

Vice-President of El Salvador (WIF 2008)

H.E. Mr. Angel Marin

Vice-President, Bulgaria (WIF 2010)

H.E. Mr. John Dramani Mahama

Vice-President, Ghana (WIF 2010)

H.E. Mr. Djaffar Ahmed Said Hassani

Vice-President of Comoros (WIF 2016)

H.E. Mr. Luis Giampietri Rojas

Vice-President, Peru (WIF 2010)

H.E. Mr. Aliu Mahama

Vice-President, Ghana (WIF 2008)

H.E. Mr. Aires Bonifacio Ali

Prime Minister of Mozambique (WIF 2010)

H.E. Mr. Mehdi Jomaa

Prime Minister of the Republic of Tunisia (WIF 2014)

H.E. Mr. Joaquim Chissano

President of the Republic of Mozambique (WIF 2012)

H.E. Ms. Bronwyn Bishop

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Australia (WIF 2014)

H.E. Mr. Nabih Berri

Speaker of the National Assembly, Lebanon (WIF 2014)

H.E. Mr. Delroy Chuck

House of Representatives, Jamaica (WIF 2010)

H.E. Mr. David Carter

Speaker of the House of Representatives, New Zealand (WIF 2014)

H.E. Mr. Ahmad Bin Abdullah Bin Zaid Al-Mahmoud

Deputy Prime Minister, Qatar (WIF 2012)

H.E. Prof. Arthur G. O. Mutambara

Deputy Prime Minister, Zimbabwe (WIF 2010)

H.E. Mr. Miyegombo Enkhbold

Deputy Prime Minister, Mongolia (WIF 2010)

Private sector

Mr. Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Chairman, Nestlé S.A. (WIF 2014)

Mr. John Danilovich

Secretary-General, ICC (WIF 2014)

Mr. Balasubramanian Muthuraman

Chairman, Tata International, India (WIF 2010)

Mr. Gengshu Miao

President of the China International Investment Council and President of SINOTRANS (WIF 2008)

Mr. Dominic Barton

Managing Director, McKinsey & Company (WIF 2012)

Mr. Christophe de Margerie

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Total (WIF 2012)

Mr. Harold McGraw

Chairman, McGraw Hill Financial (WIF 2014)

Mr. Hugo Sigman

President and Chief Executive Officer, Grupo Insud (WIF 2012)

Mr. Ian Cockerill

CEO of Gold Fields Ltd. (WIF 2008)

Mr. James Donovan

Chief Executive Officer, ADEC Innovations (WIF 2016)

Mr. Jim Quigley

CEO, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, USA (WIF 2010)

Mr. Kyong Soo Kim

President and Chief Executive Officer, Korea Industrial Complex Corporation, Republic of Korea (WIF 2012)

Mr. Ivan Pictet

President of Fondation pour Geneve and Head of the UN pension fund (WIF 2014)

Mr. Mark Wilson

CEO, Aviva Group (WIF 2014)

Mr. Martin Taylor

Chairman, Syngenta (WIF 2010)

Mr. Mo Ibrahim

Chairman of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and Founder of Celte (WIF 2008)

Mr. Jianxin Chi

President, China-African Development Fund, China (WIF 2012)

Mr. Marco Tronchetti Provera

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pirelli (WIF 2014)

Mr. Deping Hu

President of the China–Africa Business Council and Vice-President of the China Federation of Industry and Commerce (WIF 2008)

H.E. Mr. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem

Chairman, DP World (WIF 2014)

Mr. Peter Barker Homek

CEO of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) (WIF 2008)

Mr. Peter Robinson

President and CEO, USCIB (WIF 2014)

Mr. Pierre-Andre Terisse

Chairman Unimilk, Executive Vice President for Africa Danone (WIF 2016)

Mr. Prakash P. Hinduja

Chairman, Hinduja Group (WIF 2016)

Mr. Steen Riisgaard

President and Chief Executive Officer, Novozymes (WIF 2012)

Mr. T. C. Venkat Subramanian

Chairman and Managing Director, Export-Import Bank India (WIF 2008)

Mr. Zhongshu Zhou

President of China Minmetal (WIF 2014)

Mr. Atsushi Saito

CEO of Japan Exchange Group (WIF 2014)

Mr. Hussain Al Abdulla

Board Member Executive, Qatar Investment Authority (WIF 2012)

Ms. Aisha AlFardan

Vice Chairwoman, Qatari Businesswomen’s Association (WIF 2012)

Mr. Ashishkumar Chauhan

CEO and Managing Director of the Bombay Stock Exchange (WIF 2014)

Ms. Chitra Ramkrishna

CEO and Managing Director of NSE India (WIF 2014)

Mr. Huseyin Erkan

CEO, Istanbul Stock Exchange, Turkey (WIF 2010)

Mr. Mohamed Omran

Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange (WIF 2014)

Mr. Oscar N. Onyema

CEO of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (WIF 2014)

Ms. Kesara Manchusree

President of the Stock Exchange of Thailand (WIF2014)

Mr. Paul Muthaura

CEO, Capital Market Authority, Kenya (WIF 2016)

Mr. Patrick Scheurle

CEO, BlueOrchard, Switzerland (WIF 2016)

Mr. Thapelo Tsheole

CEO, Botswana Stock Exchange, Botswana (WIF 2016)

Ms. Nuru Mugambi

Director, Kenya Bankers Association (WIF 2016)

Mr. Shri U. K. Sinha

Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (WIF 2014)

Mr. Maurice Bauer

Secretary General, Luxembourg Stock Exchange (WIF 2016)

Mr. Moremi Marwa

CEO, Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (WIF 2016)

Mr. Meyer (Sandy) Frucher

Vice Chairman, NASDAQ OMX

Mr. Geoffrey Odundo

CEO, Nairobi Securities Exchange (WIF 2016)

Mr. Pierre Celestin Rwabukumba

CEO, Rwanda Stock Exchange (WIF 2016)

Mr. Hans-Peter Egler

CEO, GIB Foundation (WIF 2016)

Mr. Tiaan Bazuin

CEO, Namibian Stock Exchange (WIF 2016)

Mr. Francis Stenning

CEO, Lima Stock Exchange (WIF 2014)

Dr. Ibrahim M. Turhan

Chairman and CEO, Borsa Istanbul (WIF 2014)

Mr. Tran Van Dung

Chairman and CEO, Hanoi Stock Exchange (WIF 2014)

Ms. Phan Thi Tuong Tam

CEO, Hochiminh Stock Exchange (WIF 2014)

Mr. Maged S. Sourial

CEO, Beltone Financial Holding (WIF 2014)

Mr. Michel Madelain

President and COO, Moody's Investors Services (WIF 2014)

Mr. Michael Meehan

CEO, Global Reporting Initiative (WIF 2014)

Mr. Sean Kidney

CEO and Co-founder, Climate Bonds Initiative (WIF 2016)

Ms. Jane Diplock

Chairman of the Executive Committee, International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) (WIF 2010)

Mr. Geng Liang

Chairman, Shanghai Stock Exchange (WIF 2010)

Mr. Mervyn King

Chairman of the Board, Global Reporting Initiative (WIF 2010)

Ms. Liping Song

President, Shenzhen Stock Exchange (WIF2010)

Mr. Michel Maquil

President & CEO of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (WIF 2010)

Mr. Paul Druckman

Chairman, Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability (WIF 2010)

Mr. Sathit Limpongpan

Chairman, Stock Exchange of Thailand (WIF 2014)

Ms. Tran Anh Dao

Deputy CEO, Hochiminh Stock Exchange (WIF 2014)

Mr. Vincent Kaufmann

Deputy CEO, Ethos (WIF 2014)

Mr. Georg Kell

Executive Director, UN Global Compact (WIF 2014)

Ms. Hoa Lien Thi Nguyen

Vice Chairwoman, State Securities Commission, Vietnam (WIF 2014)

Ms. Lilian del Carmen Rocca Carbajal

Chairman, Superintendency of Securities Markets of Peru (WIF 2014)

Mr. Leonardo Pereira

Chairman, Securities Commission of Brazil (WIF 2014)

Heads of International Organization

Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi

Secretary-General UNCTAD (WIF 2014)

Mr. Ban Ki-moon

Secretary-General United Nations (WIF 2014)

Mr. Michael Möller

Director-General, United Nations Office in Geneve (UNOG) (WIF 2014)

Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Executive Director, UN Women (WIF 2014)

Dr. Roberto Azevêdo

Director General, World Trade Organization (WIF 2014)

Mr. Pascal Lamy

Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WIF 2010)

Ms. Arancha González

Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (WIF 2016)

Mr. Michel Sidibé

Executive Director UNAIDS (WIF 2014)

Eminent Person

H.R.H. Prince Charles

United Kingdom (WIF 2014)

Sir Ronald Cohen

Founding Chair, Big Society Capital, Chairman G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce (WIF 2014)

Mr. Jeffrey Sachs

Director, Sustainable Solutions Development Network (WIF 2014)

Mr. Didier Drogba

Footballer and United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador (WIF 2014)

Mr. Rajendra K. Pachauri

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (WIF 2008)