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The Leaderboard: Gerry Brownlee

Who is he? Gerry Brownlee is a lawmaker with New Zealand’s National Party, representing the Christchurch suburb of Ilam. He is the third-ranking member of Prime Minister John Key’s cabinet and his portfolio includes managing the government’s legislative agenda and…

The Leaderboard: Francis Jardeleza

Who is he? Francis Jardeleza is the newest associate justice of the Philippines’ 15-member Supreme Court. Before President Benigno Aquino appointed him on August 19, Jardeleza had served as the Philippines’ solicitor general since 2012. Jardeleza is a graduate of…

The Leaderboard: Federica Mogherini

Who is she? Federica Mogherini, 41, is the newly appointed high representative for foreign affairs and security policy and vice president of the European Commission. A socialist Italian politician and political scientist, in February she became the youngest foreign minister in…

The Leaderboard: Arun Kumar

Who is he? Arun Kumar is the director general of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service and assistant secretary of Commerce for Global Markets. Kumar has had decades of experience in international business. Prior to his current post, he was…

The Leaderboard: Pham Quang Vinh

Who is he? Mr. Pham Quang Vinh is a veteran Vietnamese diplomat and currently deputy minister responsible for ASEAN in Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has led the Vietnamese delegation to ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meetings for the past seven…