Advisory Board


The Advisory Board of the New Economy Forum includes a diverse group of advisors from the business, government, educational, and philanthropic sectors, who will guide the launch of the forum and lend their expertise on the implications of the shifting global economy.

Advisory Board Chairs

Henry A. Kissinger

Honorary Chair, Former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Advisor

Hank Paulson

Chair, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary; Chairman, Paulson Institute

Advisory Board

Mukesh Ambani

Chairman, Reliance Industries Limited

Dr. Bassem I. Awadallah

CEO, Tomoh Advisory

Ban Ki-moon

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations

Ursula Burns

Chairman, Veon Ltd.

Orit Gadiesh

Chairman, Bain & Company

Bill Gates

Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Walter Isaacson

Professor of History, Tulane University; Former CEO, The Aspen Institute

Yoriko Kawaguchi

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Environment, Japan; Fellow, Musashino Institute for Global Affairs

Jorge Paulo Lemann

Founder, 3G Capital

Jean Liu

President, Didi Chuxing

Jack Ma

Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group

Strive Masiyiwa

Founder and Executive Chairman, Econet Group

Eyal Ofer

Chairman, Ofer Global

Lubna Al-Olayan

CEO, Olayan Financing Company

Penny Pritzker

Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce; Founder, PSP Partners

Raghuram Rajan

Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India; Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Condoleezza Rice

Former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Advisor

David M. Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman The Carlyle Group

Minouche Shafik

Former Deputy Governor, Bank of England; Director, London School of Economics and Politics

Lawrence H. Summers

Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury; President Emeritus, Harvard University

Tung Chee-hwa

Former Chief Executive of Hong Kong; Vice Chairman, National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC)

Janet Yellen

Former Chair, U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Zhang Lei

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Hillhouse Capital Management Group

Robert Zoellick

Former President, World Bank; Chairman, AllianceBernstein

Steering Committee

Ian Bremmer

President and Founder Eurasia Group

John Micklethwait

Editor-in-Chief Bloomberg

Justin B. Smith

CEO Bloomberg Media