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International Board of Governors
of the Peres Center for Peace
Mr. Zev Furst
Chairman of the International Board of Governors of the Peres Center for Peace and Chairman and CEO, First International Resources United States
H.E. Mr. Andre D. Azoulay
Honorary Chairman of the International Board of Governors of the Peres Center for Peace and Counselor to His Majesty the King of Morocco Morocco
Mr. Daniel S. Abraham
Chairman, SDA Enterprises Inc. United States

Lord David Alliance, CBE

Chairman, N. Brown PLC

United Kingdom
Mr. Daniel Amar President, Economic Companies Switzerland
Dr. Alfredo Ambrosetti Chairman, Ambrosetti Group


Mr. Prosper Amouyal Societe Medipart and Former President, Caron Perfume France


Mr. Dwayne O. Andreas Chairman, Archer Daniels Midland Corp.

United States

Hon. Dr. Oscar Sanchez Arias

Former President of Costa Rica, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate & Founder, Arias Foundation

Costa Rica
Dr. Jacques Attali Chairman, A&A


Ms. Mira Avrech Author & Journalist


Hon. Mr. James A. Baker III Former Secretary of State of the USA United States
Mrs. Susan Weikers Balaban Former National Chairperson, Israel Bonds United States
Mr. Guido Barilla
Chairman, Barilla Alimentare S.P.A.


Dr. Franco Bernabe Chairman, Franco Bernabe & Co.


Mr. Pierre Besnainou

President du Fonds Social Juif Unifie (FSJU)

Mr. Mitchell J.M.D. Blutt Executive Partner, JP Morgan Partners United States
H.E. Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali

President of the National Egyptian Commission of Human Rights and Former Secretary-General of the UN

Prof. Avishai Braverman MP & Former President, Ben Gurion University of the Negev


Mr. Charles R. Bronfman Chairman of the Executive Committee, CRB Foundation United States
Mr. Richard H. Brown Former CEO & Chairman, EDS United States
Mr. John H. Bryan Retired Chairman & CEO, Sara Lee Corp. United States
Dr. Carlos Bulgheroni President, Bridas Corporation Argentina
Mr. Avraham Burg Former MP & Former Speaker of the House (Knesset) Israel


Hon. Mr. Ingvar Carlsson Former Prime Minister of Sweden


Hon. Mr. Jimmy Carter

Former President of the U.S.A, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate & President, The Carter Center

United States
H.E. Mr. Hikmet Cetin Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Turkey
Mr. Manuel Chaves President, Junta de Andalucia Spain
Hon. Mr. Warren Christopher Former Secretary of State of the USA United States
Mr. Alain Coblence Partner, Coblence & Associates United States
Mr. Paulo Coelho Writer


Mr. Lester Crown President, Arie & Ida Crown Memorial United States
Hon. Mr. F.W. de Klerk Former President of South Africa & Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 1993 South Africa
Hon. Lic. Miguel la Madrid Former President of Mexico Mexico
H.E. Guido de Marco President, Emeritus of Malta Malta
Mr. Edgar de Picciotto Chairman of the Board, Union Bancaire Privee Switzerland
Baron Eric de Rothschild Owner, Chateau Lafite Rothschild France
Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Chairman, E.L Rothschild Ltd. United Kingdom
Hon. Jacques Delors President, Groupement d'Etudes et de Recherches Notre Europe France
Mr. Paul G. Desmarais, Jr. Chairman & CEO, Power Corporation of Canada Canada
Prof. Yoram Dinstein Former President, Tel Aviv University


Hon. Roland M. Dumas

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of France & Honorary President, Constitutional Council of France

Ms. Manuela Dviri Vitali Norsa Journalist and Writer


Prof. Umberto Eco Professor of Semiotics, University of Bologne


Mr. Larry J. Ellison Chairman, Oracle Corporation United States
Mr. Michael Federman Chairman, Dan Hotels Corp.


Prof. Jacob A. Frenkel Chair of the Board, Luminus & Vice Chairman of AIG International Israel
Ms. Babette Fribourg President, Economic Companies United States
Ms. Julia Gad Errera Former President, Galia Investments France
Ms. Orit Gadiesh Chairman, Bain and Company Inc. United States
Mr. Uzia Galil

President, Uzia Initiatives and Management & Former Chairman of Elron Electronics Industries Israel


Mr. Leslie H. Gelb

President Emeritus & Board Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

United States
Hon. Mr. Hans-Dietrich Genscher Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany


Mr. Dan Gillerman Ambassador of Israel to the United Nations Israel
Hon. Mr. Valery Giscard d'Estaing Former President of France & Chairman, European Convention France
Mr. Stanley Gold President, Shamrock Holdings Inc. United States
H.E. Mr. Felipe Gonzalez Marquez

Former Prime Minister of Spain & President, Global Progress Foundation

Hon. Mr. Mikhail Gorbachev

Former President of the USSR & President, Peace Nobel Laureate Green Cross International

Russian Fed.

Ms. Nadine Gordimer Writer and Nobel Prize Laureate South Africa
Mr. Vladimir Goussinsky President, Media Most Israel Israel
Mr. Aleksander Gudzowaty President, Bartimpex S.A. Poland
Hon. Mr. I. K. Gujral Former Prime Minister of India India
Hon. Mr. Vaclav Havel Former President of the Czech Republic

Czech Republic

Ms. Aura Herzog International President, Council for a Beautiful Israel


Mr. Jens P. Heyerdahl d.y. Former President of the Orkla Group


Mr. Eli Hurvitz Chairman of the Board, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Israel Israel
Mr. Lee Iacocca Chairman, Lee Iacocca & Associates United States
Ms. Natalia Izosimova Managing Director, The Foundation for Effective Governance Ukraine
H.E. Thorbjorn Jagland MP and Former Prime Minister of Norway & Secretary General of the Council of Europe Norway
Hon. Mr. Lionel Jospin Former Prime Minister of France France
Mr. Abdellatif Jouahri

Former Chairman, Banque Marocain du Commerce & Governor, Bank Al-Maghrib



Mr. Morris Kahn Founder, Kahn Family Foundation Israel
Dr. Ibrahim Kamel Chairman, Kato Investmants


Mr. Jak V. Kamhi President, Profilo Holdings Turkey
Prof. Moshe Kaveh President, Bar-Ilan University Israel
Prof. Paul M. Kennedy

Dilworth Professor of History & Director of International Security Studies, Yale University

United States
The Rt. Hon. Neil Kinnock

Former Labor Party Leader UK & Vice President, European Commission

United Kingdom
Hon. Dr. Henry A. Kissinger

Former Secretary of State of the USA & President, Kissinger & Associates Inc.

United States
Mr. Andras Knopp Chairman and Managing Director, Global Energy Mining and Minerals Hungary
Mr. Leon Koffler Chairman & CEO, Super-Pharm Ltd.


H.E. Dr. Helmut Kohl Former Chancellor of Germany Germany
Ms. Alicia Koplowitz President, Omega Capital


Mr. Steven C. Koppel Shareholder, Heller Ehrman LLP United States
Mr. Rafael Kravec Founder and CEO, French Fragrances Inc. United States
Mr. Harvey Krueger Vice Chairman, Lehman Brothers United States
Hon. Mr. Milan Kucan Former President of the Republic of Slovenia Slovenia
Mr. Jan Kulczyk Chairman of Supervisory Board, Kulczyk Holdings


Hon. Mr. Alexander Kwasniewski Former President of the Republic of Poland


Dr. Yehuda Lancry Former Ambassador of Israel to the United Nations Israel
Mr. Dov Lautman
Chairman “Hakol Hinuch” Movement
Chairman, Lautman Foundation
Dr. Richard A. Lerner President, Scripps Research Institute United States
Mr. Bernard-Henri Levy Editions Bernard Grasset


Mr. Maurice Levy Chairman of the Management Board & CEO of Publicis Groupe


The Rt. Hon. Lord Michael Levy Founder, M&G Records United Kingdom
Prof. Emeritus Bernard Lewis Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University United States
Hon. Mr. Joseph Lieberman United States Senator United States
Mr. Doron Livnat

President, ProDelta Holding B.V.

Prof. Dr. Ruud F.M. Lubbers

Minister of State
Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands & Former UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Prof. Menachem Magidor President, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel
Mr. Josef Maiman President, Merhav Group of Companies Israel
The Rt. Hon. John Major KG, CH, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom United Kingdom
Mr. Alfio Marchini President, Marchini Group Italy
Mr. Hani Masri Chairman, Capital Investment Management Corporation United States
Hon. Prof. Pierre Mauroy Former Prime Minister & Deputy of France & Mayor of Lille France
Ms. Isabel Maxwell Founder & President, Maxwell-Communications Israel
Hon. Mr. Federico Mayor President, Foundation for a Culture of Peace Spain
Ms. Hanna Meron Actress Israel
Mr. Roni Milo Former Minister of Regional Cooperation of Israel Israel
Mr. David Mimran Chairman, Milestone International Partners & Former President, Eurofrique USA United States
Mr. Antonio Moura Santos President, HFC Portugal Portugal
H.E. Mr. Yitzhak Navon Former President of Israel


Mr. Philippe Nordmann President, Maus Freres SA Switzerland
Mr. Amos Oz Writer


Hon. Lic. Jaime Paz-Zamora Former President of Bolivia


Mr. Amir Peretz Former Minister of Defense, Israel


Hon. Sr. Carlos Andreas Perez Former President of Venezuela Venezuela
Dr. Ferdinand Piech Chairman of Supervisory Board, Volkswagen AG Austria Germany
Prof. Samuel Pohoryles Former Deputy Director General of the Peres Center for Peace Israel
Mr. Lester Pollack Senior Partner, Lazard Freres United States
Mr. Richard Pratt Chairman, Pratt Industries


Mr. Dan Propper President and Chairman of the Board, Osem Group Israel
Mr. Ahmed Qurie Former Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority Palestinian Authority
Prof. Itamar Rabinovich President, Tel Aviv University Israel
Prof. Emeritus Howard Raiffa Professor of Managerial Economics, Harvard University United States
Hon. Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius Mauritius
Prof. Raj Reddy

Dean, Mozah Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University

United States
The Rt. Hon. Sir Bernard Rix Lord Justice of Appeal, Member of the Privy Council United Kingdom
Hon. Mr. Michel Rocard

Former Prime Minister of France and Member of the European Parliament

Mr. Terje Roed Larsen

President of the International Peace Academy & Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the UN

United States
Mr. Harvey Rothenberg Former Deputy to Mayor John V. Lindsay, NY United States
Mr. Haim Saban CEO, Saban Entertainment Inc. United States
Mr. Zeyad Salah President, Zeyad Salah & Partners Contracting Jordan
Hon. Amb. Noemi Sanin Posada

Colombian Ambassador to Spain & Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia

Mr. Andre G. Sassoon Attorney At Law United States
Mr. Richard F. Schubert Chairman Emeritus, International Youth Foundation United States
H.E Mr. Rudolf Schuster Former President of Slovakia Slovakia
Prof. Klaus Schwab

Founder, President & Executive Chairman of World Economic Forum

Mr. Louis Schweitzer Chairman & CEO, Renault SA France
Hon. Mr. Meir Shamgar Former President of the Supreme Court of Israel Israel
Prof. Shimon Shamir Former Israeli Ambassador to Jordan and Egypt Israel
Mr. Meir Shitrit MP, Minister of Construction and Housing, Israel Israel
Mr. Isaac Siboni President, Asamblea Universal Sefardita Spain
Mr. Charles Sirois

Chairman of the Board & CEO, TeleSystems Ltd and Enablis Entrepreneurial Network

Hon. Dr. Mario Soares

Former President of Portugal & President, Fundacion Mario Soares

Hon. Dr. Javier Solana Secretary-General, Council of the European Union Spain
Hon. Mr. Arlen Specter United States Senator United States
Mr. Jay Stein Chairman of the Board & CEO, Stein Mart United States
H.E. Thorvald Stoltenberg

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Former Defense Minister & President, Norwegian Red Cross


Hon. Prof. Dr. Rita Suessmuth Former President of the Bundestag & Former MP


Hon. Prof. Han Sung-Joo

Former Foreign Minister of S. Korea & Director, International Relations Institute, Korea University

South Korea
Prof. Zeev Tadmor

Former President of the Technion Institute & Chairman of the Board of Shmuel Ne'eman Institute


Mr. Jacques Toledano President, Filroc and Avis France Morocco
H.E. Dr. Alejandro Toledo Former President of the Republic of Peru Peru
The Most Reverend Desmond M. Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town & Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

South Africa
Dr. Joseph Vardi Founding Investor and Former Chairman, Mirabilis


Prof. Mario Vargas Llosa Writer United Kingdom
Dr. Daniel Vasella Chairman & CEO, Novartis AG, Basel Switzerland
Hon. Mr. George Vassiliou Former President of Cyprus


Hon. Mme. Simone Veil

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of France and Former President of the European Parliament

Dr. Mario Villarroel Lander Former President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), President of Red Cross Venezuela Venezuela
Dr. Jur. Ing. E.H. Heinrich von Pierer

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Siemens AG 


Mr. Maulana Wahiduddin Khan President, The Islamic Centre India
Dr. Stephen L. Weber President, San Diego State University United States
Mr. John Whitehead Chairman, AEA Investors Inc. United States
The Hon. Gov. Christine T. Whitman President, The Whitman Strategy Group United States
Mr. Mortimer B. Zuckerman Chairman, Boston Properties Inc. United States

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