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GLCA Members, Facilitator and Senior Advisors

Global Leadership for Climate Action (GLCA) is a joint initiative of the United Nations Foundation and the Club of Madrid and includes former heads of state and government as well as leaders from business, government and civil society from more than 20 countries. United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth and former Chilean President and current Club of Madrid President Ricardo Lagos serve as GLCA Co-Chairs. Mohamed T. El-Ashry, Former CEO and Chairman of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) serves as GLCA’s Facilitator and Advisor.

GLCA Members

GRO HARLEM BRUNDTLANDGRO HARLEM BRUNDTLAND
Former Prime Minister of Norway


KIM CAMPBELLKIM CAMPBELL
Former Prime Minister of Canada


FERNANDO HENRIQUE CARDOSOFERNANDO HENRIQUE CARDOSO
Former President of Brazil


JOSÉ MARÍA FIGUERESJOSÉ MARÍA FIGUERES
Former President of Costa Rica


FELIPE GONZÀLEZFELIPE GONZÀLEZ
Former Prime Minister of Spain


ENRIQUE IGLESIAS ENRIQUE IGLESIAS 
Secretary General, Iberoamericana


LIONEL JOSPIN LIONEL JOSPIN 
Former Prime Minister of France


YORIKO KAWAGUCHIYORIKO KAWAGUCHI
Former Foreign, Environment Minister, Japan


RICARDO LAGOSRICARDO LAGOS  
Former President of Chile
GLCA Co-Chair

HONG-KOO LEE HONG-KOO LEE 
Former Prime Minister of South Korea


PAAVO LIPPONENPAAVO LIPPONEN
Former Prime Minister of Finland


WANGARI MAATHAI  WANGARI MAATHAI  
Nobel Peace Laureate
Founder, Greenbelt Movement

BENJAMIN MKAPA BENJAMIN MKAPA 
Former President of Tanzania


VALLI MOOSA VALLI MOOSA 
Former South African Environment Minister
and former President of the IUCN

MARY ROBINSON  MARY ROBINSON 
Former President of Ireland


JAMES E. ROGERSJAMES E. ROGERS
Chairman & CEO, Duke Energy


PETRE ROMAN PETRE ROMAN 
Former Prime Minister of Romania


YASHWANT SINHA YASHWANT SINHA 
Former Finance, External Affairs Minister, India


GEORGE SOROS  GEORGE SOROS  
Founder & Chairman 
Open Society Institute, Soros Fund LLC

KLAUS TOPFERKLAUS TÖPFER
Former Executive Director, UNEP


TED TURNERTED TURNER
Chairman, Turner Enterprises


TIMOTHY E. WIRTHTIMOTHY E. WIRTH
President, UN Foundation and Better World Fund
GLCA Co-Chair

JAMES WOLFENSOHN JAMES WOLFENSOHN 
Former President, World Bank 


ERNESTO ZEDILLO ERNESTO ZEDILLO
Former President of Mexico


SHI ZHENGRONGSHI ZHENGRONG
Chairman & CEO Suntech Power, China

 

GLCA Facilitator

MOHAMED EL-ASHRYMOHAMED EL-ASHRY
Senior Fellow, UN Foundation

 

GLCA Senior Advisors

JUNFENG LIJUNFENG LI
Executive Director, China Renewable Energy Association


HERMANN MULDERHERMAN MULDER
Senior Advisor to the UN Global Compact and World Business
Council for Sustainable Development

R.K. PACHAURI R.K. PACHAURI 
Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 


DR. YOUBA SOKONADR. YOUBA SOKONA
Executive Secretary, Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS)


SIR CRISPIN TICKELLSIR CRISPIN TICKELL
Former UK Ambassador to the UN


LAURENCE TUBIANA  LAURENCE TUBIANA  
Director, Institute for Sustainable Development and
International Relations (IDDRI), France