Sir Nicholas Young
Sir Nick Young was the Chief Executive of the British Red Cross, the UK’s leading voluntary crisis response organisation, and part of the worldwide Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement, from 2011 to 2014. As well as having an active international role in the Movement, he is also a key player in various strategy and operational reviews both nationally and internationally.
He was also the Chief Executive of Macmillan Cancer Relief between 1995 and 2001. Originally a commercial solicitor, Sir Nick worked with various charities. He is a member of the Office for the Third Sector Advisory Body, a Trustee of the Disasters Emergency Committee, and Chairman of the Monte San Martino Trust. He was knighted in 2000 for services to cancer care and made a Freeman of the City of London in 2007.
Mr. Adam Leach
Adam Leach is Chief Executive of the International Business Leaders Forum, which works with over 100 of the world’s major companies, to put business at the heart of sustainable development. An MBA graduate, Adam has had a distinguished career in sustainable development, at both operational and strategic levels. Adam was previously Regional Director at Oxfam, responsible for the Middle East, Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. He led a team responsible for over 200 staff in 15 countries, working with over 140 partner organizations. Adam has promoted civilian protection in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, been a public advocate for action on the humanitarian crises in Iraq and Lebanon, and increased access to water in Tajikistan.
Dr Abdul Wahab Noor Wali
Trustee of the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (Saudi Arabia)
Mr. Huseyin Oruch
Chairman of International relations department of The Foundation for Human Rights, Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief – IHH (Turkey)