Executive Board

The pan-European Executive Board includes:

Des Browne

Des Browne

United Kingdom

Chair of the ELN, Vice Chairman of the NTI, and former UK Defence Secretary

Menzies Campbell

Menzies Campbell

United Kingdom

Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Hikmet Cetin

Hikmet Cetin

Turkey

Former Foreign Minister

Rolf Ekéus

Rolf Ekéus

Sweden

Former Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament and Director of the United Nations Special Commission on Iraq

Gernot Erler

Gernot Erler

Germany

Special coordinator for Russia policy

Søren Gade

Søren Gade

Denmark

Former Defence Minister

Wolfgang Ischinger

Wolfgang Ischinger

Germany

Chairman of the Munich Security Conference

Igor Ivanov

Igor Ivanov

Russia

Former Foreign Minister of Russia

Jan Kavan

Jan Kavan

Czech Republic

Former Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and former President of the UN General Assembly

Ian Kearns

Ian Kearns

Director

Giorgio La Malfa

Giorgio La Malfa

Italy

Former Minister for European Affairs

Imants Viesturs Liegis

Imants Viesturs Liegis

Latvia

Latvian Ambassador to Hungary, Former Defence Minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius

Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius

Lithuania

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Bernard Norlain

Bernard Norlain

France

Former Air Defense Commander and Air Combat Commander of the French Air Force

Janusz Onyszkiewicz

Janusz Onyszkiewicz

Poland

Former Defence Minister and Chair, Executive Council, Euro-Atlantic Association (Poland)

Dr. Ana Palacio

Dr. Ana Palacio

Spain

Former Foreign Minister

Elisabeth Rehn

Elisabeth Rehn

Finland

Former Defence Minister

Alain Richard

Alain Richard

France

Former Defence Minister of France

Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP

Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP

United Kingdom

Former Foreign Secretary, Former Defence Secretary

Adam Daniel Rotfeld

Adam Daniel Rotfeld

Poland

Former Foreign Minister

Volker Rühe

Volker Rühe

Germany

Former Defence Minister

Professor Javier Solana

Professor Javier Solana

Spain

Former NATO Secretary General, Former EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and former Foreign Minister of Spain

Gen. Vyacheslav Trubnikov

Gen. Vyacheslav Trubnikov

Russia

Former First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Former Director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service

Shirley Williams

Shirley Williams

United Kingdom

Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords, Former Adviser on Nuclear Proliferation to the Prime Minister