Meet the Leadership

Meet the Leadership

Steering Committee


The Steering Committee is the Global Partnership’s multi-stakeholder governing body. It meets biannually to guide the work of the Global Partnership and ensure that it is carried out transparently, fully consulting each stakeholder group.

Steering Committee meeting documents are publicly available and can be found in the 'key documents' page as well as 'full events' page.

Steering Committee Members*

*The Steering Committee membership list is updated regularly

Representatives of recipients of development co-operation

Mr. Philippe Lasmel

Director General of Strategy and Aid Coordination, Ministry of Planning and Development, Côte d'Ivoire

Mrs. Nardos Bekele-Thomas 

Chief Executive Officer, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)

Ms. Adriana Mira

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, El Salvador

Mr. Ishwori Prasad Aryal

Joint Secretary and Chief, International Economic Cooperation Coordination Division (IECCD), Ministry of Finance, Nepal

Mr. Henry Cocker

Engagement Advisor - Sustainable Development, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Representative of recipients and providers of development co-operation

Ms. Viviana Manrique Zuluaga

Director, Presidential Agency for International Cooperation, Colombia

Mr. Jonathan L. Uy

OIC-Undersecretary, National Economic and Development Authority, Philippines

Representatives of providers of development co-operation

Mr. Won Do-yeon 

Director General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea

Mr. Drew Smith

Director General for International Assistance Policy at Global Affairs, Canada

Ms. Marjeta Jager

Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General for International Partnerships, European Commission

Representative of the business sector

Mr. Andrew Wilson

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Permanent Representative to the United Nations

Representative of parliaments

Mr. Martin Chungong

Secretary-General, Inter-Parliamentary Union

Representative of civil society

Ms. Monica Novillo

Co-Chair of CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness


Representative of multilateral development banks

Mr. Hugo Florez Timorán

General Manager, Office of Strategic Planning & Development Effectiveness Inter-American Development Bank Group (IADB)

Representative of the UNDP/UN Development System

Ms. Ulrika Modéer

Assistant Administrator and Director, Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy, UNDP

Representative of the OECD/Development Assistance Committee

Ms. Susanna Moorhead

Chair of Development Assistance Committee, OECD

Representative of Arab providers of development co-operation

Mr. Fuad Albassam

Assistant Director-General, Public Sector Operations, OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)

Representative of trade unions

Ms. Paola Simonetti

Co-ordinator Development Policy, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

Representative of foundations

Mr. Benjamin Bellegy

Executive Director, WINGS

Representative of sub-national governments

Mr. Berry Vrbanovic

Mayor of Kitchener and Treasurer of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)

Ex-officio member

Ms. Andrea Ries

Senior Policy Advisor, Focal Point Development Effectiveness in Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)