Board of Governors

Board MembersForthcoming Meetings

Dr. Roberto Lenton, Argentina

(Chair, IWMI Board of Governors) Professor Emeritus, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Dr. Mark Smith, Canada

Director General, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ms. Simi Kamal, Pakistan

Chairperson, Hisaar Foundation, Pakistan

Ms. Chemutai Murgor, Kenya

(Vice Chair, IWMI Board of Governors) Chief Financial Officer, Kenya & East Africa Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited, Kenya

Prof. David Grey, UK

Visiting Professor of Water Policy University of Oxford, United Kingdom, and Honorary Visiting Professor University of Exeter United Kingdom

Ms. M. Ann Tutwiler, USA

Senior Fellow, Meridian Institute, USA

Mr. Dominic Waughray, UK

Managing Director, World Economic Forum

Mr. Anura Dissanayake, Sri Lanka

Secretary, Ministry of Irrigation, Government of Sri Lanka

Mr. Ghufran Memon, Pakistan

Federal Secretary, Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFS&R)

Alice Ruhweza, Uganda

Africa Region Director for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Alyssa Jade MacDonald-Baertl, Australia

Entrepreneur; and Advisor to the European Commission

Hilary Wild, UK

CGIAR System Board Member; and Trustee and Audit Committee Chair of WaterAid UK

Marco Ferroni, Switzerland

Chair, CGIAR System Board

Neal Gutterson, USA

Ex- Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Corteva

Patrick Caron, France

Vice President for International Affairs at the University of Montpellier

Shenggen Fan, China

Chair Professor at the College of Economics and Management at China Agricultural University in Beijing

Prof. Lindiwe Sibanda, Zimbabwe

Professor, Director and Chair of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence in Food Systems at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.


  • 13 May 2021 – Board Meeting (Virtual)