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Donald Trump, President of the USA

President of the United States

Donald Trump, President of the USA Elected on Nov 8, 2016. Donald J. Trump is the very definition of the American success story, continually setting the standards of excellence while expanding his interests in real estate, sports, and entertainment. He is the archetypal businessman –– a deal maker without peer. Mr. Trump started his...Read More »

Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy

Prime Minister of Italy

Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy (since Dec 12, 2016) A descendant of Count Gentiloni Silveri, he is related to the Italian politician Vincenzo Ottorino Gentiloni, leader of the conservative Catholic Electoral Union and a key ally of the long-time Prime Minister Giovanni Giolitti. He has the title of Nobile of Filottrano, Nobile of...Read More »

Bill English, Prime Minister of New Zealand

Prime Minister of New Zealand

Bill English, Prime Minister of New Zealand (since Dec 12, 2016) Simon William “Bill” English (born 30 December 1961) is the 39th Prime Minister of New Zealand and leader of the National Party, having taken office on 12 December 2016. He was previously Deputy Prime Minister from 2008 to 2016. A farmer and public...Read More »

Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland

President of Switzerland

Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland (elected on Dec 7, 2016) From 1 August 2006 till 31 October 2010 she was head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs (the Swiss commerce minister). Since 1 November 2010 she is head of the Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications. She was elected President of...Read More »

Hwang Kyo-ahn, Acting President of South Korea

President of South Korea

Hwang Kyo-ahn, Acting President of South Korea Hwang Kyo-ahn, born 15 April 1957, is a South Korean lawyer who is the Prime Minister of South Korea and as of December 9, 2016 the Acting President, having assumed the presidential powers and duties following the ratification of the impeachment proposal of President Park Geun-hye. Hwang...Read More »

Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana

President of Ghana

Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana (elected on Dec 7, 2016) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, born 29 March 1944, is the President of Ghana, in office since January 2017. He previously served as Attorney General from 2001 to 2003 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007. Akufo-Addo first ran for President in...Read More »

Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President of Uzbekistan

President of Uzbekistan

Shavkat Mirziyoyev,  President of Uzbekistan A member of the Samarkand clan, he was considered to be one of the leading potential successors to Islam Karimov as President of Uzbekistan. Mirziyoyev was reported to have friendly relations with Karimov’s wife, Tatyana Karimova, and National Security Council chairman Rustam Inoyatov. Some outside observers expressed concern about...Read More »

Adama Barrow, President of Gambia

President of Gambia

Adama Barrow, President of Gambia Adama Barrow (born 16 February 1965) is the third and current President of the Gambia since January 2017. He is a member of the United Democratic Party (UDP). Prior to his presidential campaign, he was the treasurer of the UDP and operated a real estate agency. He established the...Read More »

Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti

President of Haiti

Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti (elected on Nov 20, 2016) Jovenel Moïse was born to a middle-class family in Trou-du-Nord, in Haiti’s Nord-Est department. He is the son of Etienne Moïse, a merchant, and Lucia Bruno, a seamstress. In July 1974, his family moved to Port-au-Prince, where he attended the Don Durélin National School,...Read More »