About Us


The International Leaders Summit leadership is comprised of the Board of Directors and the Executive Advisory Board with distinguished members from around the world.


Joel Anand Samy
Co-Founder and President
International Leaders Summit
Jerusalem Leaders Summit
Co-Founder and Trustee
Adriatic Institute for Public Policy


Natasha Srdoc
Co-Founder, Vice President and Chief Economist
International Leaders Summit
Jerusalem Leaders Summit
Co-Founder and Chairman
Adriatic Institute for Public Policy
Former Contributor
The Economist Intelligence Unit
The Economist Group

The Honorable Shanti Gandhi
Former Representative
Kansas State Legislature, United States of America
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon (Retired)
James A. Brantley
President and CEO
Brantley Enterprises, Inc. and the Brantley Hotel Group

The Honorable Maurice McTigue
QSO Founding Board Member
International Leaders Summit
Vice President
Mercatus Center
George Mason University
Former cabinet member, New Zealand
Former Ambassador to Canada
The Honorable Edwin Meese III
Former Attorney General
United States of America

Krishna Kumar
Member, International Leaders Summit's India Economic Advisory Board
Co-Founder and CEO of GreenPepper Consulting
Dr. David Faria
President and Chief Executive Officer
TransInnova International

Rev. Chris Edmonds
Piney Grove Baptist Church
Maryville, TN, USA
CEO, Roddies's Code, LLC
Rev. Edmonds represents his heroic father, the late Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds, recognized by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations, Israel's highest honor for non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the holocaust.
Boris Divjak
The World Bank
Individual Member and Voting Member, Annual Membership Meeting
Transparency International
Distinguished Senior Fellow
The Adriatic Institute for Public Policy
Former member of the global board of directors of Transparency International

Manu Nichani
Co-Founder and CEO
The Nichani Group
Bangalore, India
Dr. Sunita Kanumury, MD
Former President
American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)

Honorable Mart Laar
Former Prime Minister
Sanford M. Saunders
Co-Managing Shareholder,
Greenberg Traurig, Washington, DC
Visiting Fellow, George Mason University Center on Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption