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Dr. Lee Howell

Managing Director, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum

Lee Howell is Managing Director and Member of the Managing Board at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. He has been a Member of the Managing Board at the World Economic Forum since 2011.

Lee Howell Managing Director, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum BA in Economics; BA in East Asian Languages and Literature; JD; LLM in International Legal Studies; currently, PhD candidate, University of St Gallen. 1993-96, Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies; 1997-99, Deputy Director, Japan Society of New York; 2000, Consultant to UN High Commissioner for Refugees; 2002-03, Senior Policy Adviser, US Agency for International Development. With World Economic Forum: 2001-02, Director, Annual Meeting Programme, New York; 2004-08, Senior Director and Head, Asia; 2009-10, Managing Director and Head, Programming; since 2011, Member of the Managing Board, responsible for the Network of Global Agenda Councils, Global University Leaders Forum and Risk Response Network; also Editor-in-Chief, Global Risks Report. Adjunct Fellow, Pacific Forum, Center for Strategic and International Studies. Member of the Editorial Board, Global Asia.

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