Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen, Niels Bohr International Academy, Denmark

Honorary President of the Office for Climate Education

African Union Commissioner for Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (ESTI)

Minister and Secretary of Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China

Director, Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK

Chief Executive Officer, National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore

Minister of Higher Education, Science & Innovation, South Africa

Director-General, UNESCO

Director of the Center for Infectious Diseases-Christophe Mérieux, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo