Josette Sheeran

Josette Sheeran is a renowned global economic and humanitarian diplomat and leader with an impressive track record of public service. She has held several high-level positions throughout her career, including serving as the President and CEO of Asia Society and the United Nations Special Envoy for Haiti.

Ms. Sheeran has also held significant roles in international organisations, including as Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum and Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme. She has also represented the United States as a deputy U.S. Trade Representative and Ambassador and as the United States Under Secretary for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs.

Ms. Sheeran has been recognised for her achievements and contributions, including being named by Forbes as the world’s 30th most powerful woman in 2011 and being included in Foreign Policy’s top 100 global ‘Twitterati’.

In her current roles, she serves as the President & Director of Canoo Inc., a company that produces electric vehicles, and is the founding trustee of the McCain Institute for International Leadership. Her extensive experience and leadership continue to make a significant impact on the global stage.