A former MP and cabinet minister of Social Affairs and Employment in The Netherlands, Ad Melkert served as Executive Director at the Board of the World Bank Group; Associate Administrator of the UN Development Programme; and as UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq. In recent years, Ad Melkert has been operating worldwide as senior independent adviser in areas related to the global 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals. He currently serves as an Extraordinary Councillor at the Netherlands Council of State and holds various private and public sector Board positions.
Senior Director of Finance at Global Giving
Managing Director, Ultra-Poor Graduation at BRAC USA.
Kim Yi Dionne
Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Riverside.
Executive Vice President at the Results for Development Institute (R4D).
Homi Kharas, Ph.D
Senior Fellow and Acting Vice President, Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution.
Director of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat.
Co-Founder and Principal at Reboot; former Programmes and Partnerships Officer, UNICEF.
Researcher, Policy Analyst, and Advocacy Strategist; former Senior Policy Manager at the World Wide Web Foundation
PhD Candidate at the University of Washington; Mozilla Open Science Fellow