Facilitating thoughtful,
effective giving to Europe and Africa.



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Board of Directors

Peter Piot (Chairman)

Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,
Former Executive Director of UNAIDS and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations

Emile Boulpaep (Vice-Chairman)

Professor at Yale University School of Medicine

Luc Tayart de Borms (Treasurer)

Managing Director of the King Baudouin Foundation (Belgium),
Former Chair of the European Foundation Center

Maryan Ainsworth

Curator of European paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Suzy Antounian

Chief Operating Officer of the World Affairs Council of Northern California

Guillaume Bastiaens

Former Vice Chairman of Cargill

Ahmed Fahim

Managing Partner at Alapointe Capital,
Former Managing Director at Citigroup, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley

Jendayi Frazer

President and CEO of 50 Ventures, LLC,
Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs,
Former Ambassador of the United States to South Africa

Frannie Léautier

Chief Operating Officer of the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank,
Former Senior Vice-President of the African Development Bank Group,
Former Head of the World Bank Institute and Chief of Staff to the President of the World Bank

Thomas Leysen

Chairman of the King Baudouin Foundation (Belgium),
Chairman of the Board of Directors of KBC Group, Chairman of Umicore

Evaristus Mainsah

General Manager Commercial Model, IBM Hybrid Cloud,
Former General Auditor of IBM

Kristen Silverberg

Executive Vice President of Policy at the Business Roundtable,
Former Ambassador of the United States to the European Union

Dirk Wouters

Ambassador of Belgium to the United States

Board Committees

Investment Committee

Emile Boulpaep
Katrien Carbonez, Partner, Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs
Ahmed Fahim, Managing Partner at Alapointe Capital
Vanessa Vanacker, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, Fixed Income Division
Jean Paul Warmoes

Art Advisory Committee

Katelijne De Backer, Former Executive Director of The Armory Show
Yvette Mutumba, Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary And (C&)
Peter C. Sutton, Executive Director of the Bruce Museum – CT
Anna Swinbourne, Independent art historian, former painting and sculpture curator at MoMA- NY
Gaston Van Duyse-Adam, Former Ambassador of Belgium, art connoisseur and collector

Nominating and Compensation Committee

Emile Boulpaep (Committee Chair)
Thomas Leysen
Peter Piot

Audit Committee

Guillaume Bastiaens
Evaristus Mainsah

Grants Administration Committee

Luc Tayart de Borms (Committee Chair)
Peter Piot