W. Lee Howell
- Managing Director, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum
BA in Economics; BA in East Asian Languages and Literature; JD; LLM in International Legal Studies; currently, PhD candidate, University of St Gallen. 1993-96, Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies; 1997-99, Deputy Director, Japan Society of New York; 2000, Consultant to UN High Commissioner for Refugees; 2002-03, Senior Policy Adviser, US Agency for International Development. With World Economic Forum: 2001-02, Director, Annual Meeting Programme, New York; 2004-08, Senior Director and Head, Asia; 2009-10, Managing Director, responsible for the Annual Meeting in Davos, Annual Meeting of New Champions in China and Summit on the Global Agenda in the UAE; since 2011, Member of the Managing Board with additional responsibilities for the Network of Global Agenda Councils, Global University Leaders Forum and Risk Response Network; also Editor-in-Chief, Global Risks Report. Adjunct Fellow, Pacific Forum, Center for Strategic and International Studies. Member of the Editorial Board, Global Asia.