Board Of Directors


The Earth Council Geneva (ECG) NGO was founded in 2002 as a non-for-profit organization in Geneva by Reto Braun.

The Board of Directors as of today includes the following members:

Al Saleh, Musaed (Kuwait)

 Vice Chairman and CEO of Kuwait-based National Projects Holding Co. (NPHC)

Assunçao, Lucas (Brazil)

Director of the UNCTAD Organization

Braun, Reto (Switzerland)


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Figueres, José-Maria (Costa Rica)

 former President of

 Costa Rica

Novakovic, Christine (Italy)

 head of UBS Switzerland’s Corporate & Institutional Clients business area

Picone, Giovanni


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Braun, Dr. Michael (United States)

Economic Development

Stern, Dr. Paul G. (United States)

former Chairman of Northern Telecom, Chairman of Claris Capital

Zelenco, Sasha (Switzerland)

Secretary of the Board, 

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Honorary Member:

Strong, Maurice RIP (Canada)

 Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Institute for Research on Security and Sustainability for Northeast; Recipient of four Freedom Awards,