Committee

A committee of eight representative members manages the Graduate Institute Alumni Association. The Association plays a strategic advisory role with the Institute’s Direction, while the Alumni Relations & Career Services carries out the jointly established action plan. 

Natalie Africa, Jason Shellaby, Paul Mathieu, Meenakshi Nair Ambujam, Jennifer Blanke, Brad Ryder and Frédérique Santerre - International Alumni Reunion 2016
Natalie Africa

President
Mrs Natalie Africa | DES International History 1992

International Development Consultant, Johannesburg
Reelected 2019

Jason Shellaby

Head of Strategy
Mr Jason Shellaby | MIA 2008

Project Manager, Novartis Foundation, Basel
Reelected 2019

walid

Mr Walid Abdelnasser | DO Political Science 1991
Director, Regional Bureau for Arab Countries, World Intellectual Property Organization.
Elected 2019

Jennifer Blanke

Jennifer Blanke | DO INT 2005
Vice-President, Agriculture, Human and Social Development, African Development Bank, Abidjan
Reelected 2017

Byron

Mrs Jessica Byron | DO Political Science 1990
Director, The Institute of International Relations, University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus.
Elected 2019

Ting Fang

Mr Ting Fang | Mdev 2013
Corporate Sector Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross, Beijing
Elected 2018

Brad Ryder

Mr Brad Ryder | DES International History 2000
President and CEO, Electric Mobility Canada, Toronto
Reelected 2019

Frédérique Santerre

Mrs Frédérique Santerre | DO Political Science 2004
Head, Global Government Affairs & Health Policy, Access to Health, Merck Group, Geneva
Reelected 2017

Statutes

Agreement