On 1 July 2019, Arancha González, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre, became Chair of the IGC Global Board. The Board designated Ms. González as its Chair following the completion by IGC co-founder Michael Møller of his mandate as Director-General of UN Geneva and Chair of the IGC .
Ms. González has been an active International Gender Champion since the launch of the initiative in 2015 and is also one of the co-chairs of the Trade Impact Group. She played a key role in the drafting of the landmark Buenos Aires Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment and in its adoption by over 120 members and observers of the World Trade Organization (WTO) during the 11th Ministerial Conference in 2017.
The main functions of the IGC Board are to provide strategic direction to the initiative, in such areas as programmatic work, fundraising or network growth.
More about Arancha González.