The SAB (Senior Advisory Board) has the essential function to assist in the strategic decisions about the future development,
funding and operations of the Foundation. Its first meeting has taken place back to back with the Conference “Afghanistan to 2014 and beyond – Ask and Task” and has been constructive.
Benoit d’Aboville, Vice President, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Paris
Nabeela Al-Mulla, Distinguished Lecturer, American University of Kuwait, Safat
Mohammed Ali Al-Naqbi, Former Head of UAE Mission to NATO, Brussels
Ghazi Al Bahar Al Rawas, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman, Muscat
Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim Al-Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to France, Paris
John R. Allen, President, The Brookings Institution, Washington D. C.
Hafida Benchehida, Former Senator of the Algerian Parliament, Foreign Affairs Committee, Algiers
Zoran Čičak, Member of The Ohrid Group, Skopje; Foreign Policy Expert and Writer, Belgrade
Mesut Ciceker, Vice President, Lockheed Martin Corporate, Brussels
Wesley K Clark, CEO, Wesley K. Clark & Associates, Little Rock (Arkansas)
Kai Eide, Ambassador; Former UN Special Representative in Afghanistan
Oded Eran, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv
Ahmet O. Evin, Professor, Sabancı University, Tuzla
Muhammad Abdul Ghaffar, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to France, Paris
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Former President of Croatia, Zagreb
Istvan Gyarmati, President, International Centre for Democratic Transition, Budapest
Grant Hammond, Former Deputy Director, USAF Center for Strategy and Technology, Air University, Maxwell AFB (Alabama)
Raymond R. Henault, Former Chairman, Strategic Advisory Board at ADGA Group, Ottawa
Robert Hunter, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Washington D. C.
George Joffé, Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of the International Relations of the Middle East and North Africa (CIRMENA), University of Cambridge, Cambridge; Visiting Professor, King’s College, London
Karl Heinz Kamp, Special Advisor to the Political Director, German Ministry of Defence, Berlin
Mahmoud Karem, Professor, British University; former Ambassador to NATO and the European Union; Commissioner, Human Rights Council, Cairo
Jeremy Kinsman, Former Resident International Scholar and Project Director, Institute of Governmental Studies University of California, Berkeley
Ian O. Lesser, Vice President and Executive Director, German Marshall Fund of the United States, Brussels
Julian Lindley-French, Senior Fellow, Institute of Statecraft, London; Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow, National Defense University, Washington; Director of Europa Analytica, Brussels
Joseph Manso, Deputy Assistant Secretary, United States Department of State, Washington D.C.
Ahmad Masa’deh, Former Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean; former Minister of Public Sector Reform, Amman
Staffan de Mistura, Former UN Special Envoy for Syria
Luigi Piantadosi, Director Western Europe & NATO, Lockheed Martin International, London
Abdulaziz Sager, Chairman and Founder, Gulf Research Center, Jeddah
Ferdinando Salleo, Vice President, Trilateral Commission, Rome
Gea Schirò, Former member of the Italian Parliament and Publisher, Rome
Giuseppe Scognamiglio, Chairman, Eastwest European Institute, Rome
Fred Tanner, Senior Adviser, Conflict Prevention Center, OSCE, Vienna
Sinan Ulgen, Chairman, Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM), Istanbul
Chris Whitecross, Former Commandant, NATO Defense College, Rome
Damon Wilson, Vice President, Atlantic Council of the United States, Washington D.C.
Federico Yaniz Velasco, Vice President, EURODEFENSE-ESPAÑA, Madrid
Firuz Demir Yaşamış, Professor, Istanbul Aydin University, Istanbul