Governance

The 2030 WRG’s governance structure comprises a Governing Council, Steering Board and Secretariat. The Governing Council consists of 18 senior executives of development partners, who guide the strategic direction of the 2030 WRG. The members of the Governing Council make key decisions related to the 2030 WRG strategic plan and budget. They also help promote 2030 WRG and its activities within their extensive networks.

Members of the Governing Council 2016 (in alphabetical order):

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe (Chair), Chairman of the Board, Nestlé
CEO and Chairman of the Board of Nestlé, 2030 WRG Governing Council Chair
Phillippe Le Houerou
IFC CEO, World Bank Executive Vice President, 2030 WRG Governing Council Vice-Chair
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Founder and Chairperson, BRAC
Akinwumi Adesina
President, African Development Bank (AfDB)
Director-General International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Lennart Bage
Acting Director-General, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
László Balogh
Deputy State Secretary of Financial Policy Affairs, from the Ministry for National Economy, Hungary
Guangzhe Chen
Senior Director for the Water Global Practice, World Bank Group
Helen Clark, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Muhtar Kent, Chairman of the Board & CEO, The Coca-Cola Company
Chairman of the Board & CEO, The Coca-Cola Company
Andrew Liveris
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Dow Chemical Company
Nomvula Mokonyane Minister of Water Affairs and Sanitation, South Africa
Minister of Water Affairs and Sanitation, South Africa
Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank, (IADB)
President, Inter-American Development Bank, (IADB)
Mads Nipper
Chief Executive Officer of Grundfos
Indra K. Nooyi, Chairperson and CEO, PepsiCo
Chairperson and CEO, PepsiCo
Manuel Sager, Director, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation ( SDC)
Director, Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation ( SDC)
Frank Rijsberman
Director-General Global Greeen Growth Institute (GGGI)
Richard Samans, Managing Director and Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum
Managing Director and Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum
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Chair, Global Water Partnership (GWP)

Members of the Steering Board 2016 (in alphabetical order):

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

Dominic Waughray, Senior Director & Head of Environmental Initiatives, World Economic Forum (WEF)
Head of Public-Private Partnership, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum
Emmanuel Nyirinkindi
Global Head of Public-Private Partnerships, Crosscutting Advisory Solutions, IFC
Roberta Barbieri
VP Global Water and Environmental Solutions, PepsiCo
Anders Berntell, Executive Director, the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG)
Executive Director, the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG)
Rudolph Cleveringa
Executive Secretary at Global Water Partnership (GWP)
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Global Business Director, The Dow Chemical Company
Johan Gely, Senior Water Policy Advisor, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Senior Water Policy Advisor, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
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Senior Policy Specialist Water Resources Management and Sanitation, Department for International Organizations and Policy Support, Sida
Istvan Joo
Danube Region Strategy Ministerial Commissioner, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary
Greg Koch, Global Director of Water Stewardship The Coca Cola Company
Global Director of Water Stewardship, The Coca-Cola Company
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Group Public Affairs Director, Grundfos Holding A/S
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Senior Manager, Water Global Practice, World Bank
Mark Smith
Head, Global Water Program, IUCN
Ghishlaine Weder
Head, Economics and International Relations, Nestlé

Advisory Committee

Furthermore, an Advisory Committee for 2030 WRG was formed within the World Bank Group, which is comprised of 6 senior staff in water-related operations at the World Bank and IFC.  They advise 2030 WRG on collaboration within the World Bank Group, including the selection of countries, and share insights about these countries.  It ensures that there is no duplication of efforts within the WBG and that synergies are created.