Adrianus Melkert

Chair of the Board

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.

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