Author of High Noon: 20 Global Problems, 20 Years to Solve Them: Rischard’s book was the inspiration for the Global Issues Network
He is a frequent speaker and covers such topics as managing financial crises, sustainable development, corporate governance, the role of business beyond its traditional borders, new technologies and their applications for development, the changing rules and inner workings of the new world economy, and the need for new global governance mechanisms in an increasingly complex and inter-linked world.
He holds graduate and post-graduate degrees in economics (University of Aix-Marseille), a law doctorate (Luxembourg), and a Master’s in business administration (Harvard Business School). He is the author of, High Noon: 20 Global Problems, 20 Years to Solve Them, in which he argues that traditional institutions are incapable of addressing a growing list of complex global issues. This book inspired the rapid growth of what is now known as the Global Issues Network around the world.
Director of International School of Brussels (ISB), Belgium
Lee currently serves as a board trustee for the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE); Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in Europe; Global Issues Network (GIN); and Sao Paulo Education Foundation (SPEF). He also serves on the International Schools Advisory Committee (ISAC) for the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Lee was first introduced to GIN when his School in Sao Paulo hosted their first GIN Conference in 2012. Lee has remained supportive of GIN since that time.
Co-Founder of TakingITGlobal, Canada
GIN Alumnus, Instructor & Youth Program Coordinator for MIT Design Lab (D-Lab)
Director of Colegio Maya, Guatemala
Mike is a long time GIN supporter, since his first GIN Conference in Luxembourg. This experience inspired him to support students in hosting GIN Conferences in both Qatar and Singapore.
Director of Washington International School, DC, USA: One of the original founding Global Issues Network innovative educators