Chairman of the Ban Ki-moon Foundation for a Better Future 8th UN Secretary-General
Ban Ki-moon is the first UN Secretary-General from the Republic of Korea. He served as a Director General of the American Affairs Bureau, Deputy Foreign Minister, and a Vice Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Senior Secretary for Foreign Affairs and National Security at the President Office. In 2013, “Forbes” selected Mr. Ban as the 32nd most influential figure. In January 2018, Mr. Ban co-founded the World Citizens Center with the former Austrian President, Heinz Fischer and currently serves as a co-chairman. He was also selected as the chairman of the Board of Boao Forum also known as the “Asian Davos Forum” in April 2018. Since April 2019, he works as a Chairman of the Ban Ki-moon Foundation for a better future and the Chairman of the National Council on Climate and Air Quality.
UN Special Envoy for Global Education Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Gordon Brown is the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
He served as Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010 and is widely credited with preventing a second Great Depression through his stewardship of the 2009 London G20 summit. He hosted the G20 Summit in London where leaders committed to help the world economy through the crisis and restore credit, growth and jobs.
Previously, he served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1997 to 2007, making him the longest-serving Chancellor in modern history.
Minister of Education and Culture, of the Republic of Indonesia
Nadiem Makarim is currently the Minister of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia. Prior to the current position, he was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company (2006–2009), co-founder and managing director of Zalora Indonesia (2011–2012), Chief Innovation Officer at Kartuku (2013–2014). In 2010, he co-founded Gojek and served as Chief Executive Officer until 2019. He was educated at Brown University (BA) and at Harvard Business School (MBA).
Managing Director of the International Cooperation & Capacity Building Department at KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Prof. Hai-young Yun currently serves as the Managing Director of the International Cooperation & Capacity Building Department at KDI School of Public Policy and Management in Sejong, Korea. The International Cooperation & Capacity Building Department is responsible for designing and implementing non-degree, short-term training programs in the field of development studies for government officials from all over the world. She is the Head of the GDLN Global Secretariat, which has its origins in the World Bank and is a global network of knowledge sharing organizations. She sits on the Regional Board of Directors and Regional Academic Council of the Regional School for Public Policy in Guatemala. As one of the founding members of KDI School, Prof. Yun has accumulated over 20 years of experience in international development training. Prof. Yun holds a graduate degree in public policy and public administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and her Bachelor’s Degree from Wellesley College.