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Steering Committee

Eric Nonacs

Eric Nonacs is the Principal of Golden State, an independent consultancy that focuses on building results-oriented collaborations among and between the private sector, governments, philanthropy, and NGOs to address global challenges such as climate change, pandemic disease, and poverty

From 2010 until 2013, Eric was the Vice President for Alliances and Partnerships at the Skoll Global Threats Fund.  Previously, Eric was the Managing Director for Global Affairs at Endeavour Financial, a merchant bank based in Vancouver, Canada.  Concurrently, he served as a Senior Advisor to the Clinton Foundation (a position he still holds).  From June 2002 until August 2007, he was the Foreign Policy Advisor to President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation.

Eric holds an AB from the University of Chicago, an MA from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from New York University.  He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

 

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Frank Giustra Founder

Frank Giustra is CEO of Fiore Group of Companies, a private firm managing a broad portfolio of private equity investments and companies, specializing in food and lifestyle, art and entertainment, while having a proven track-record in financing and creating public natural resource companies. Frank’s entrepreneurial successes also include founding Lionsgate Entertainment, now one of the world’s largest independent film companies.

Mr. Giustra is a strong believer in philanthropy, and devotes much of his time to a variety of causes. He established the Radcliffe Foundation, which supports a wide variety of international and local charities. Since 2005, Mr. Giustra has become an active executive member with the International Crisis Group, a widely recognized independent, non-partisan source of analysis and advice to policymakers on the prevention and resolution of deadly conflict.

In 2007, Mr. Giustra and former President Bill Clinton launched the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, with the focus of creating social and economic development programs through impact investing, in parts of the world where poverty is widespread.

Mr. Giustra is a board member of Endeavour Mining, Petromanas Energy, Catalyst Cooper Corp, Sandspring Resources, and Thunderbird Films. In addition, he sits on boards of the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, The Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, International Crisis Group, and Streetohome Foundation.