Kevin Rudd serves as the Chair of ICM. He is a former Australian politician who served twice as Prime Minister of Australia. Among his many roles as a global leader, Mr. Rudd serves as President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. You can follow him on Twitter @MrKRudd

The work of the Commission has been conducted under the supervision of the chair and the co-chairs and supported by the International Peace Institute (IPI), a global think tank, which serves as the Secretariat. Further, a Ministerial Board, and Ambassadorial Boards in New York, Vienna, and Geneva, have provided valuable counsel and feedback.

The 15 issue area reports are to be published by the International Peace Institute.

Under the direction of the Secretary-General, and in close cooperation with the Chair and Co-chairs, IPI took the lead in drafting the final report of the Commission.

ICM Team

Dr. Els Debuf is Senior Advisor on Humanitarian Affairs at IPI and the ICM. Before joining the ICM team, she was the ICRC’s lead counsel on issues concerning the ICRC’s status, privileges and immunities in host states and international fora around the world. She has worked for the ICRC in various capacities in both operational contexts in the field and at its headquarters since 2003. You can follow her on twitter @elsdebuf

Warren Hoge joined IPI June 2008 and is currently Senior Adviser for External Relations. In more than three decades as an editor and foreign correspondent at the New York Times, he served as Bureau Chief in Rio de Janeiro, London, and the United Nations, Deputy Metropolitan Editor, Foreign Editor, Editor of The New York Times Magazine, Chief Newsroom Manager, and Assistant Managing Editor in charge of the paper’s culture, book review, style, travel, and sports sections.

Jimena Leiva Roesch joined IPI in April 2015. From 2009 to March 2015, Jimena Leiva-Roesch was at the Permanent Mission of Guatemala to the UN in New York, where she last served as Counselor. She was the lead negotiator for the sustainable development goals and the post 2015 development agenda. You can follow her on twitter @jlr502

Dr. Adam Lupel came to IPI in June 2006 and is currently IPI Vice President. He is responsible for developing IPI’s long-term research agenda and for directing the editing, production, and dissemination of all IPI books, policy reports, and related publications. Adam also conducts active research on issues related to globalization, sovereignty, multilateralism, and the prevention of mass atrocities. You can follow him on Twitter @ALupel

Rodrigo Saad joined IPI in February 2015 as Special Assistant to the Vice President and the ICM. He interned at the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies at the Graduate Center (CUNY) conducting comparative research on economic change and development in Brazil, Chile and Cuba and was a Junior Associate for GJM Business Center, preparing business proposals, drafting concept notes and providing financial guidance to nonprofit organizations.