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Board of Directors

Chairman - Sir Mark Moody-Stuart KCMG, PhD, MA, FGS

Mark Moody-Stuart is Chairman of Anglo American plc. He was Chairman of the Shell Group from 1998 to 2001. After a doctorate in geology in 1966 at Cambridge, he worked for Shell starting as an exploration geologist, living in Holland, Spain, Oman, Brunei, Australia, Nigeria, Turkey and Malaysia, and UK. He is a director of HSBC, Accenture, Saudi Aramco, the International Institute for Sustainable Development. President of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Chairman of the Global Business Coalition for HIV/AIDS. He chaired task forces on renewable energy for the G8 and for business for the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. He was a Board Member of the Global Reporting Initiative 2002-2007 and a member of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Council for the Global Compact 2001-2004. Sir Mark is a Fellow of the Geological Society, the Royal Geographical Society and the Institute of Petroleum, which also awarded him the Cadman Medal in 2001. He is an Honorary Fellow of St John's College Cambridge, an Honorary Fellow of the Society of Chemical Engineers and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen., an Honorary LLD from the University of Aberdeen and an Honorary DSc from the University of London (Royal Holloway) Sir Mark Moody-Stuart became a Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St George in June 2000.

Director - James V. Kearney, Esq., B.A, J.D

James V. Kearney is a senior partner in the international law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP. He is the chairman of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Since 2000, Latham & Watkins has provided over $200 million in pro bono legal services to low income individuals and not-for-profit organizations and to advance access to justice. Mr. Kearney’s legal practice is focused on commercial litigation and trial advocacy. He holds a B.A. from Manhattan College and a J.D. from New York University.

Director - Oliver F. Williams, C.S.C.

Oliver F. Williams is an associate professor and director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. A winner of Notre Dame’s Reinhold Niebuhr faculty award, he has been listed as one of the outstanding faculty in Business Week’s ratings of MBA programs. Mr. Williams has served as associate provost of the University of Notre Dame from 1987-94 and is a past chair of the Social Issues Division of the Academy of Management.  Mr. Williams specializes in understanding how the ethics of virtue might inform the ethical conduct of managers. He is the editor or author of 13 books as well as numerous articles on business ethics. He holds a doctorate from Vanderbilt University and his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Notre Dame. He is a Catholic priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross.


Managing Director - Alex Stein, BA, MBA

Alex Stein is the Managing Director of the Foundation for the Global Compact where he oversees its operations, strategy and implementation. Mr. Stein has over eleven years of nonprofit managerial experience, having worked in economic and micro-enterprise development and international education. Prior to joining the Foundation in September, 2011, Mr. Stein was the Chief Financial & Administrative Officer of the Center to Prevent Youth Violence from 2006 to 2011, managing the finances and operations. From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Stein was the Vice President of Finance and Administration for ACCION International’s regional New York affiliate where he oversaw the finances and administration of the United States' largest micro-enterprise development organization. Mr. Stein also has experience working as an English teacher in Bogota, Colombia. Mr. Stein holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a BA in English from Whittier College.

Operations Manager - Michelle Wolynski

Development Manager - Claire Kells