Leadership Network

International Gender Champions is a leadership network that brings together female & male decision-makers determined to break down gender barriers and make gender equality a working reality in their spheres of influence.

Robert Floyd

Executive Secretary, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation

Yves Flückiger

Rector, University of Geneva

Henrietta Fore

Executive Director, UNICEF

Joseph François

Managing Director and Professor of International Economics, World Trade Institute, University of Bern

John Frank

Vice President, UN Affairs, Microsoft

Alice Fremuth-Wolf

Secretary General, Vienna International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Monika Froehler

CEO, Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens

Michael Gaffey

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva

Burhan Gafoor

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations in New York

Sybel Galván

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Delegation of Mexico to the OECD

Javier García de Viedma

Ambassador, Embassy of Spain to Kenya

Isabelle Gattiker

Director, International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights

Dr. Robin Geiss

Director, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Director-General, World Health Organization

Fabiola Gianotti

Director-General, European Organization for Nuclear Research

Aldrik Gierveld

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the United Nations in Vienna

Naor Gilon

Ambassador, Embassy of Israel to the Netherlands

Filippo Grandi

High Commissioner, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Dr. Thomas Greminger

Director, Geneva Center for Security Policy

Brigitte Grésy

Présidente, Haut Conseil à l’Egalité entre les femmes et les hommes (HCEfh)

Philip Griffiths

Head of Secretariat, The Wassenaar Arrangement

Thomas Guerber

Director, DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance

Pirkko Hämäläinen

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Finland to the International Organisations in Vienna

Riaz Hamidullah

Ambassador, Embassy of Bangladesh in the Netherlands

Casey Harden

General Secretary, World Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)

Astrid Harz

Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the OPCW, Austrian Embassy The Hague

Renate Held

Regional Director, Regional Office of International Organization for Migration
Steering Committee
Lisa Helfand

Lisa Helfand

Ambassador, Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Lars van Dassen

Executive Director, World Institute for Nuclear Security

Martin Bille Hermann

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations in New York

Dr. Christoph Heusgen

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations in New York

Hidehisa Horinouchi

Ambassador, Embassy of Japan to The Netherlands

Ivana Hrdlickova

President, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)

Edwin Huizing

Executive Director, Hivos

Julia Imene-Chanduru

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Namibia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

Anna Jardfelt

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations in Geneva

Morten Jespersen

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations in Geneva

Ingrid Maria Johansen

CEO, SOS Children's Villages International

Wayne Jordash

Managing Partner, Global Rights Compliance

Rev. Dr. Martin Junge

General Secretary, Lutheran World Federation

Sven Jürgenson

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations in New York

Mona Juul

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations in New York

Besiana Kadare

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Albania to the United Nations in New York

Natalia Kanem

Executive Director, UNFPA

Barry Kashambo

Regional Director, International Civil Aviation Organization

Päivi Kaukoranta

Ambassador and Permanent Representative , Embassy of Finland to The Netherlands

Kirsti Kauppi

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva

Kevin Kelly

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Ireland to The Netherlands