Sir Robert Fulton K.B.E appointed CEO of FW de Klerk’s Global Leadership Foundation

Sir Robert Fulton K.B.E has been appointed to the new position of Chief Executive of The Global Leadership Foundation (GLF). A former Commandant General of the Royal Marines, he was until recently Governor of Gibraltar. He takes up his position on 1 July.

Founded in 2004 by Nobel Laureate FW de Klerk, former President of South Africa, GLF is a network of former world leaders who work discreetly on governance and conflict issues in countries in transition or facing particular challenges.

Speaking today, President FW de Klerk said: “We are delighted to welcome Sir Robert Fulton K.B.E. as our new Chief Executive. He has worked at the highest levels and will bring a wealth of knowledge and strategic thinking to our foundation.”

Founded in 2004 by Nobel Laureate FW de Klerk, former President of South Africa, GLF is a network of former world leaders who work discreetly on governance and conflict issues in countries in transition or facing particular challenges. It currently has 29 Members, mostly former Heads of Government and former senior Ministers. It has worked in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe.

Members work in small teams and in their personal capacity offering private advice to today’s Heads of Government on issues of their concern. The countries in which they work are only made public if the leader with whom they are working so wishes.

GLF is expanding it activities and the post of CEO has been created to facilitate this. The former position of Secretary General has been divided between the CEO and a new post of Projects Director, which will be held by the former Secretary General, Sir Robin Christopher.

Full list of GLF Members http://www.g-l-f.org/pagebuilder.asp?id=239

GLF’s Honorary Patrons:

• Nelson Mandela (South Africa) • Václav Havel (Czech Republic) • George H.W. Bush (USA) • Ernesto Zedillo (Mexico) • Helmut Schmidt (Germany) • Lech Walesa (Poland) • Ricardo Lagos (Chile)

www.g-l-f.org