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The Leaderboard: Agung Laksono

Who is he? Agung Laksono is a longtime Indonesian politician who currently heads a splinter faction of Golkar, Indonesia’s oldest and second largest political party. He was until recently the party’s deputy chairman and has had extensive legislative and leadership…

The Leaderboard: Tsai Ing-wen

Who is she? Tsai Ing-wen is the chair of Taiwan’s independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). A legal scholar, Tsai holds a doctorate from the London School of Economics. She began her public service career in 1993 as an appointed official…

The Leaderboard: Carrie Lam

Who is she? Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is the Hong Kong government’s Chief Secretary for Administration, the highest administrative position below Chief Executive CY Leung. She joined Hong Kong’s civil service in 1980 after obtaining a social science degree from…

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…