LEAD International

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LEAD "is an international non-profit organisation with a fast growing network of 2000 leaders in more than 90 countries. Our shared mission is to inspire leadership for a sustainable world." [1]


Accessed April 2009: [2]

Advisory Council

Accessed April 2009: [3]

  • Bruce Alberts - Former President, National Academy of Sciences
  • Syed Babar Ali - Pro-Chancellor, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS); Advisor, Packages Limited
  • Kamal Benjelloun - President & CEO, Strategic Defense of the Environment Group, Inc.
  • Nitin Desai - Special Adviser, World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS); former Under-Secretary-General, United Nations
  • Baroness D'Souza - Member, House of Lords
  • David Fisk - BP/RAEng Chair in Eng for Sustainable Development, Imperial College London
  • Mohammed Hassan - Executive Director, Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS); President, African Academy of Sciences
  • Baroness Howe of Idlicote - Member, House of Lords
  • Yolanda Kakabadse - Executive President, Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano; former President, IUCN; former Minister of Environment, Ecuador
  • Ashok Khosla - Chairman, Development Alternatives
  • Geoffrey Lean - Journalist, Independent on Sunday
  • Anne Lonsdale - President, New Hall and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge
  • Claude Martin - Former Director General, WWF International
  • Helio Mattar - Co-founder, ABDL
  • Sir Mark Moody-Stuart - Chairman, Anglo American plc; former Chairman, Shell Transport and Trading Company; former Chair, Business Action for Sustainable Development
  • Melanie O'Neill - Vice-President, Information Management, GlaxoSmithKline (UK)
  • R K Pachauri - Director-General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Stephan Schmidheiny - Founder and first Chair, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD); Chairman of ANOVA AG
  • Ismail Serageldin - Director, Library of Alexandria; former Vice-President, World Bank, Egypt
  • Bjorn Stigson - President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
  • Maurice Strong - Former Senior Advisor to UN Secretary General; former Chairman, Earth Council; Secretary General, 1992 Earth Summit
  • M S Swaminathan - Founder and Director, Ms. Swaminathan Foundation; former Head, IRRI; World Food Prize Laureate (India)
  • Sir Richard Sykes - Former Rector, Imperial College London
  • Anna Tibaijuka - Executive Director, UN-Habitat
  • Sir Crispin Tickell - Chancellor, University of Kent; former Head, Green College, Oxford
  • Stephen Tindall - Founder, The Tindall Foundation
  • Simon Upton - Chair & President, OECD Roundtable on Sustainable Development; former Minister of Science, New Zealand


Web: http://www.lead.org

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. About, LEAD International, accessed April 22, 2009.
  2. Directors, LEAD International, accessed April 22, 2009.
  3. Advisory Council, LEAD International, accessed April 22, 2009.