Trustees

Our esteemed International Trustees assist the World Council and its Executive Committee to advance the mission of Religions for Peace in the following areas:

  • Partnership Development: Provide critical liaison with a wide range of private and public entities to ensure funding support for Religions for Peace.
  • Providing Needed Expertise: Make available special competencies and provide liaison with important publics to raise the global profile of Religions for Peace.
  • Mobilizing Resources: Contribute resources to support Religions for Peace’s work, and identify and solicit funds from external sources.

Mr. Ajit Singh Ahuja, BOTSWANA,
Managing Director, ASA Enterprises PTY (Ltd.) Read Bio

Sheikh Nasser M. Al-Mutawa, SAUDI ARABIA,
Chairman, Samama Group of Companies Read Bio

H.E. Dr. Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, MOROCCO,
Director General, Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Read Bio

Ms. Annette Blum, UNITED STATES,
Director, Blum Media International Read Bio

Mrs. Christina Lee Brown, UNITED STATES,
Co-Founder and Former President, Cathedral Heritage Foundation Read Bio

Mr. Francois deMenil, UNITED STATES,
Architect, Francois deMenil Architects Read Bio

Mrs. Susan deMenil, UNITED STATES,
President, Byzantine Fresco Foundation Read Bio

Mr. Helio Fred Garcia, BRAZIL,
President, Logos Consulting Group Read Bio

H.E. Dr. Kul Chandra Gautam, NEPAL,
Former Assistant Secretary General, United Nations
and Former Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF Read Bio

Mr. Charanjit Singh Hayer, KENYA,
Chairman, Hayer Group of Companies Read Bio

Mr. Simon Xavier Guerrand-Hermès, MOROCCO,
Chairman, Guerrand Hermès Foundation for Peace Read Bio

Ven. Master Chin Kung, AUSTRALIA,
President, Pure Land Learning College

Mr. Tsunetaka Tanaka, JAPAN,
President, Japanese Trustee' Group Read Bio

Rev. Takeshi Kawabata, JAPAN,
Chairman, Rissho Kosei-kai

Mr. Steve Killelea, AUSTRALIA,
Founder, The Integrated Research LTD; Founder, The Charitable Foundation;
Founder, Institute for Economics and Peace Read Bio

Mr. John Kiser III, UNITED STATES,
Chairman, William and Mary Greve Foundation Read Bio

Mr. Abdul Ilah Mohammed Rafie Marafie, KUWAIT,
Chief Patron Trustee, Marafie Foundation-Kuwait Read Bio

Mrs. Donna Cochran McLarty, UNITED STATES,
Vice Chair and Founding Member, Vital Voices Global Partnership Read Bio

The Honorable Thomas F. McLarty III, UNITED STATES,
President, McLarty Associates Read Bio

Rev. Keishi Miyamoto, JAPAN,
Representative, Arigatou Foundation

Sir Babatunde Lucky Omoluwa, KSS, NIGERIA,
Chairman, Pinnacle Communications Limited Read Bio

Mrs. Aruna Oswal, INDIA,
Vice President, World Jain Confederation Read Bio

Mr. Muljibhai Pindolia, KENYA,
President, Hindu Council of Africa Read Bio

Mrs. Idanna Pucci, ITALY,
Author Read Bio

Rev. Norio Sakai, JAPAN,
Founder, Japanese Trustees' Group

Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs, UNITED STATES,
Director, The Earth Institute and Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals,
United Nations Read Bio

Bhai Sahib Mohinder Singh, UNITED KINGDOM,
Chairman, Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha Read Bio

Shri Samir Somaiya, INDIA,
Chairman, Somaiya Vidyavihar

Dr. William Vendley
Secretary General, Religions for Peace Read Bio

Mr. Terence Ward, ITALY,
Author Read Bio

Mr. Samuel Worthington, UNITED STATES,
President and CEO, InterAction Read Bio