Global Advisory Council

The Global Advisory Council consists of world-renowned experts in academia and the private sector who advise ALU and its management team on key long-term strategic decisions and serve as global ambassadors for the institution. The Council’s members bring tremendous wisdom and experience to ALU.

Donald Kaberuka

Donald Kaberuka (Chair)

Former President, African Development Bank

Graça Machel

Graça Machel (Chancellor)

Former Minister of Education, Mozambique

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Pamela Gillies

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Glasgow Caledonian University

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Susan ‘Santie’ Botha

Chancellor, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

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José Zaglul

President, EARTH University, Costa Rica

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Katherine Klein

Vice Dean, Wharton Social Impact Initiative


Arnold Meyer

Founder, Nera Capital

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Margaret Nkrumah

Former Vice President, SOS-Kinderdorf International

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Richard Miller

President, Olin College of Engineering

Brian Herlihy

Brian Herlihy

Founder and CEO, Black Rhino Group

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Conrad Wolfram

CEO, Wolfram Group of Companies

Debra Dunn

Debra Dunn

Faculty Member, Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design

Eric Mazur

Eric Mazur

Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Harvard University

Fenton Whelan

Fenton Whelan

Founder and CEO, Acasus


Marina Gorbis

Executive Director, Institute for the Future

Rusty Grief

Rusty Greiff

Managing Director, 1776 Education Ventures

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Steve Boehlke

President and Founder, SFB Associates