An Advisory Council of business leaders, public statesmen, policy experts and top educators works to ensure an effective, efficient and responsibly managed Program.

Ambassador Nigel Clarke
Committee Chair

Plenipotentiary for Economic Affairs
Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister
Dep. Chairman & Chief Financial Officer
The Musson Group — Jamaica

Dr. Debbie D. Brock

Dr. Debbi D. Brock

Byrum School of Business
Author, ‘The Social Ent. Resource Handbook’

Cristina Vollmer de Burelli

Managing Partner
Santa Teresa Rum
Founder, Alliance for the Family

Dr. Mark Churchill

Dean Emeritus
The New England Conservatory
Founder, el Sistema USA

Fernando Cortez

Fundación Bolivar Davivienda
The Bolivar Group — Colombia

Dr. Juan Antonio Cuellar

Executive Advisor
Fundación Azteca Mexico
Former President, Fundación Batuta

Dr. Ricardo Ernst

Chair of Global  Studies
McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University

Hyun Seok Kim

Creative Director
UniquePiece Inc.

Dr. Lisa Lorenzino

Chair of Education
Schulich School of Music
McGill University

Ken MacLeod

Ken MacLeod

KMA Consulting Canada
Chairman, NBYO & Sistema NB

Mary Ann Mumm

Principal Second Violin (Emeritus)
The Metropolitan Opera
New York

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg

Strategic Investment Group
Fulbright Lifetime Awardee

Dr. Gaston Ormazabal

Senior Advisor
Verizon Laboratories
President, Hildegard Behrens Foundation

Ambassador Javier Sancho

Principal, The Podesta Group
U.N., Special Advisor on Latin America
Ambassador of Spain (Former)

Nicola Schiess

Director & Managing Partner
Empresas Transoceanica (Chile)
Founding President, Teatro del Lago

Suzanne Siskel

Executive Vice President & COO
The Asia Foundation
Phi Beta Kappa Scholar

Carrie Bean Stute

The President’s Own
United States Marine Band

Deborah Wanderley

Instituto Baccarelli
Member, O.S.E.S.P. Brazil

“The Global Leaders Program prepared me to make my community a better place with music. I had the chance to learn from influential musicians and entrepreneurs, from their struggles and from their successes.”

Zubaida Azezi, Violin, Canada (2014 Cohort)
Founder, Silk Road Youth Orchestra