Governance

The 2030 WRG’s governance structure comprises a Governing Council, Steering Board, and Secretariat. The Governing Council consists of senior executives of development partners, who guide the strategic direction of the 2030 WRG. They also help to promote 2030 WRG and its activities within their extensive networks.

Members of the Governing Council FY22

Paul Bulcke Nestle Chair
Chairman, Board of Directors, Nestlé S.A. / Co-Chair, 2030 WRG Governing Council
Juergen Voegele
Vice President for Sustainable Development, World Bank / Co-Chair, 2030 WRG Governing Council
President, African Development Bank (AfDB)
Alan Jope Unilever
Chief Executive Officer, Unilever
Executive Director, BRAC Bangladesh
Director-General, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Chief Sustainability Officer, AB InBev
Frank Rijsberman
Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Howard Bamsey_GWP
Chair, Global Water Partnership (GWP)
James Quincey - President and Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
President & Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
CEO, Inter-American Development Bank Invest (IDB)
László Balogh
Deputy State Secretary of Financial Policy Affairs, Ministry for National Economy, Government of Hungary
Ohad Cohen Israel
Head of the Foreign Trade Administration, Ministry of Economy and Industry, Government of Israel
Ramon Laguarta_PepsiCo
Chief Executive Officer & Chairman, Board of Directors, PepsiCo
Managing Director and COO, World Economic Forum
Minister of Water and Sanitation, Government of South Africa
Chief Executive Officer, Credit Suisse Group AG
Under-Secretary-General & Associate Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Members of the Steering Board FY22

The Governing Council appoints the members of the Steering Board, which oversees the management of 2030 WRG. The Board reviews and submits the strategic plan and budget annually to the Governing Council. The Board also supervises the Secretariat; approves its plan, budget, and proposed country programs; supervises funding and resource development within countries; and comments on the 2030 WRG’s work program.

Jennifer Sara - Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank Group
Global Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank Group / Co-Chair, 2030 WRG Steering Board
Alex Mung
Head of Water and Environmental Resilience, World Economic Forum / Co-Chair 2030 WRG Steering Board
Alice Laidlaw
Global Head, Cities and Environment Infrastructure - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Andre Fourie AB InBev
Global Director, Water Sustainability, AB InBev
Balazs_Heincz
Deputy Head, Department for Water Diplomacy and the Danube Region Strategy, Government of Hungary
Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Global Water Partnership (GWP)
Ghishlaine Weder
Head, Economics and International Relations, Nestlé
James Dalton
Director a.i., Global Water Programme, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Chief Sustainability Officer & Global Head of Sustainability Strategy, Advisory and Finance, Credit Suisse
Michael Goltzman CocaCola
Vice-President, Global Public Policy and Sustainability, The Coca-Cola Company
Natalie Gutman Chen Israel
Minister for Economic & Trade Affairs at the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C.
Roberta Barbieri
Vice President, Global Water and Environmental Solutions, PepsiCo
Willem Uijen Unilever
Willem Uijen, Executive Director, Supply Chain of Hindustan Unilever Ltd.