Forum 21

Staff


Paul Weinstein
Chairman and Founder of Foundation Forum 21

President, Rive Droite International Investments Limited. Memberships: Board Member: U-Paid Systems, Ltd.; Centre Pour les Études des Communications Internationales; American Friends of the French Center on the U.S.; Steering Committee, Hôtel de Talleyrand. Formerly: International tax attorney - various law firms; CPA - Price Waterhouse & Co.; Professor of Law - University of California.

Inez Schreiden
Secretary-General of Forum 21

Professor of cross-cultural management at the University of Paris-Dauphine and INSEEC. Member of the International Advisory Board of Parra, Rodriguez and Cavelier.


Advisory Board


Ms. Jane Albrecht
President, The Albrecht Group, an international legal/political/commercial strategies consultancy. Formerly: Vice-President and Director of the Motion Picture Association, Europe; Counsel, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, Brussels; Attorney, Dewey, Ballantine, Washington, DC; Verner, Liipfert, Washington, DC; US International Trade Commission.
 
Mr. Henk Alkema
Founder, Alstrat Consultants; formerly: Associate Partner of Andersen Consulting; Head of Strategy, Shell Chemicals; President of Shell Coal Trading and Transportation. Author: Shell's Oil Price Scenarios and Producer Strategies 1971.
 
Ambassador Jacques Andréani
Member of the European Delegation to the Trilateral Commission, President of the United States division of France Amérique, Chairman of the Alumni of the Institut de Sciences Politiques de Paris, Member of the Board of the French Foundation for the Memory of the Holocaust. Former French Ambassador to the United States, Italy and Egypt. Author: L'Amérique et Nous.
 
Ambassador Amy Bondurant
Attorney-at-Law. Managing Director, Bozman Partners; Member of the Board of Directors, RollsRoyce Corporation; Board of Governors, American Hospital of Paris; Honorary Chairman, Paris Committee, Museum of Women in the Arts; Member of Vestry, American Cathedral of Paris. Formerly: US Ambassador to the O.E.C.D. Adviser to Clinton/Gore Transition on White House policy management structures, Sub-Cabinet selection; Secretary of the Vice President's Residence Foundation; Executive Committee of law firm Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, MacPherson and Hand; Senior Counsel to the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.
 
Dr. Ernesto Cavelier-Franco
Attorney-at-Law. Partner and Member of the Managing Committee, Parra, Rodriguez and Cavelier. Member: American Bar Association; International Bar Association; Inter-American Bar Association; Licensing Executives Society USA/CANADA; Licensing Executives Society Colombia/Ecuador/Peru; Colegio de Abogados de Minas Y Petróleos; Academia Colombiana de Jurisprudencia; Alumni Association of the Academy of American and International Law. Founder and President, Licensing Executives Society (LES) Colombia/Ecuador/Peru.
 
Mr. Richard O. Cunningham
Senior international trade partner with the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson, LLP; advisor to major U.S., EU , Canadian and Japanese companies on the international trade laws of the United States, other countries and the World Trade Organization and on international legal, political and commercial strategies; frequent advisor to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, U. S. Department of Commerce, Senate Committee on Finance and House Committee on Ways & Means; Chair, American Bar Association Task Force on the Relationship of International Trade Law and Competition Law; Board Member, Canada-US Trade Law Institute; past Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Customs Law and ABA Task Force on the Reform of Complex and Multidistrict Litigation; former Chair, National Coalition of Sexual Freedom Foundation; major shareholder of a West Virginia country music radio station; former competitive tennis player.
 
Mr. David Dunn
Chairman of the Board, U-Paid Systems, Ltd.; Managing Partner, Bozman Partners Investment Fund LLC, USA and France; Partner, Patton, Boggs Law Firm, Washington, D.C.; Founder, European Centre for Public Affairs, Oxford. Formerly: Assistant to President of OPIC, Dept. of State; Political Director, Democratic Party of the US; Founding Advisory Board member - Democratic Leadership Council.
 
Mr. Ronald Freeman
Member of the Board of Directors of Troika Dialog, Moscow. Director-elect on the Board of Norilsk. Director-elect on the Board of Pilva. Formerly: Co-CEO - Europe of Schroder Salomon Smith Barney; former First Vice President of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
 
Mr. Philip Gagner
Partner in the Washington, D.C. Firm of Shaughnessy, Volzer & Gagner, specializing in Computer and Intellectual Property Law. He is also Executive Vice President of NetSecure Solutions, Inc. Formerly: Senior Computer Scientist: Digital Equipment Corporation, then the Federal Judicial Center in the United States and also the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at M.I.T.
 
Mr. David Holtzman
Writer and technologist, concentrating on societal impacts caused by information technology. Corporate ethics and privacy columnist for CSO magazine; Editor, GlobalPOV newsletter, Director, Nanotechnology Business Alliance. Formerly: CTO, Network Solutions (ran the Internet's root server); Chief Scientist, Internet Information Technology Group, IBM; Adjunct Professor of Marketing, American University; ex-submariner, cryptographer and intelligence analyst, USN.
 
Mr. Koby Huberman
Corporate Vice President, Business Development of NICE, an Israeli-Global high-tech company. In charge of vision and innovation in technology, business partnerships, business development and branding. Formerly: Vice President of marketing for the Enterprise Internetworking Systems Group (EIS) of Lucent Technologies. One of the founders of Israel 2020, a non-partisan civil-society movement. Israel 2020 focuses on transforming Israeli society for the 21st century, by building a network of people, organizations and communities - to encourage a multi-facet dialogue and collaboration inside Israeli society and its various sectors, as well as between the Israeli society and the global communities.
 
Dr. James Mc Enroe
President, Institute For Science And Health. For over twenty-five years Dr. McEnroe has held executive positions, both in not-for-profit and for-profit organizations, in the healthcare and non-healthcare fields. He has lectured in the United States, Canada, and overseas in the areas of leadership, strategic development, and creating healthy communities. Dr. McEnroe has taught at the graduate and post-graduate levels, at universities in both the United States and Canada, and has been a consultant to healthcare and non-healthcare organizations, including international research organizations, and private corporations and public health organizations.
 
The Hon. Anthony J. Mohr
Judge of the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles. Distinguished Service Award, Beverly Hills Bar Association. Author. Memberships: Judicial member of the Board of Governors, Association of Business Trial Lawyers of Los Angeles; Consultant to Center for Judicial Education and Research; Member, Ethics Committee of the California Judges Association; Formerly: Board of Directors of Mental Health Advisory Services; Faculté Internationale pour l'Enseignement du Droit Comparé, Mondovi, Italy.
 
Mr. Joe Napolitan
Believed to be the first person ever to describe himself as a political consultant. He has been advising candidates, political parties and governments since 1956, and has worked in more than 20 countries on five continents. He has been a consultant to nine foreign heads of state and in 2002 was selected by PR Weekly as one of the 100 most influential PR people of the 20th century. He is the founder of the American Association of Political Consultants and cofounder of the International Association of Political Consultants. He also is treasurer and a member of the board of the International Foundation for Election Systems. Napolitan is the author of 'The Election Game' and '100 Things I Have Learned as a Political Consultant.'
 
Professor Guillaume Parmentier
Director of the French Center on the United States (CFE) at the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri). Professor at the University of Paris-2. Formerly: Director of the Civilian Affairs Committee of the North Atlantic Assembly; Deputy Director of Information and Head of External Relations at NATO. Advisor to the Minister, French Ministry of Defense. Initiated the creation of the Center on the US and France at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC. Author: Le Retour de l'Histoire, 1994, Reconcilable Differences, French-US Relations in the New Era, 2002.
 
Dr. Samuel Pisar
International lawyer, Paris, London and New York Bars; Trustee, Brookings Institution, Washington; President, Yad Vashem, France; Formerly: member, John F. Kennedy's Task Force on Foreign Economic Policy; Advisor to the State Department and various Congressional Committees; Author: Coexistence and Commerce and Of Blood and Hope.
 
Dr. Chris Quigg
Director, Theoretical Physics Department. Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Formerly: Deputy Director for Operations, Superconducting Super Collider Central Design Group. Schrodinger Professor, University of Vienna. Editor, Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science. Author: Gage Theories of the Strong, Weak and Electromagnetic Interactions and a forthcoming book on Particle Physics For Layman.
 
Ms. Nancy Ramsey
Futurist. Author: The Future of Women - 4 Scenarios for the 21st Century. Co-Author: Nuclear Weapons Decision Making. President: Morning Star Imports, Importer of Jewelry from North Africa and the Middle East. Advisor Board member: The Institute for Women and Technology; Member: Club of Rome. Formerly: Legislative Director: US Senator John Kerry; Executive Director: Americans for SALT Treaty; Founder: Committee for National Security.
 
Ambassador James Rentschler
Author. Formerly: US Ambassador to Malta and Guinea; Director of Press and Communications OECD; Director West European and North African Affairs, National Security Council.
 
Mr. Jean-François Rischard
Former Vice-President for Europe, World Bank. Economist, Lawyer, MBA. Founding Commissioner of the Global Information Infrastructure Commission; Member of the Governing Body of the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex. Author: High Noon: Twenty Global Problems, Twenty Years to Solve Them. Also formerly: Senior Vice President for International Capital Markets, Drexel Burnham Lambert; President of Professional Bankers' Association.
 
Mr. Hardy Schloer
C.T.O., RavenPack AG Germany, System Software Developer in the area of integrated artificial intelligence systems for scientific research and business applications. Distinguished Research Associate and Senior Advisor to the Institute for European Studies at the University of Georgia (USA). Formerly: private consultant, global project manager, and strategic planner of mission-critical applications for sovereign governments and corporations.
 
Mr. Rusty Schweickart
Astronaut, Apollo 9. Chairman, B612 Foundation. Trustee, California Academy of Science; Recipient: NASA Distinguished Service Medal (Apollo); Exceptional Service Medal (Skylab Rescue); Emmy. Formerly: Chairman, California Energy Commission; CEO ALOHA Networks, Inc..
 
Mr. Mitch Thrower
CEO, General Manager and Co-founder of The Active Europe Network. Co-founder of Active Network USA. President and COO of Triathlete Magazine and President and CEO of The College Connection, Inc. and The Rail Connection. Author and monthly columnist. 12 time Ironman Triathlete.
 
Ambassador Jean-Daniel Tordjman
Inspecteur Général des Finances en service extraordinaire. Président, Cercle des Ambassadeurs. Formerly: Executive Vice-President, Trader.com; Ambassador at large, Special Representative of France for International Investment; Plenipotentiary Minister for Economic and Commercial Affairs, Embassy of France, Washington D.C.; Deputy Secretary for Commerce, Small Business and Tourism for the French government; Counselor for International Affairs, Ministry of Research and Technology, France
 
Mr. David Turner
Deputy pro-Chancellor and Vice Chairman of Council at City University, London; Director of Falcon Property Trust, non-Executive Director of WSP Group plc, Royal Mail Property Holdings, and GCDA, a UK government agency, and consultant to Sodexho Defense services. Formerly: Chief Executive of Barclays Property Holdings Ltd and a Divisional Director of Barclays Bank plc.
 
Baron Gérard de la Vallée Poussin
Chairman of the board of Arc Mining and Investment s.a., - a company specializing in early-stage investment in mineral resources projects. Director of Bugeco s.a.; a mining exploration and development company. Formerly Director of Phibro Energy Ltd in London (a division of Salomon Inc) and CEO of Kaines UK Ltd, an energy and mineral resources trading company.
 
Ronald Zeghibe
C.E.O., The Maiden Group, PLC. Memberships: Steering Committee of Boston Latin School; Campaign Committee for Worcester College, Oxford University; Visiting Committee, Harvard College, Harvard University; Council Member, Friends of the Royal Academy; Business Advisory Committee, Royal National Institute for the Blind.
 
Dr. Dorothy Shore Zinberg
Lecturer in Public Policy, and a founding member of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Visiting Professor, Imperial College, London. Formerly a biochemist at Harvard Medical School, she later received a Ph.D. in the Sociology of Science at Harvard University. In addition, Dr. Zinberg has recently served on NATO's Science Policy Committee and writes a monthly column for the London Times Higher Education Supplement.