Scott M. Weber
Scott was appointed Director-General of Interpeace in 2005 by the then-Chairman (2000-2009) of the Interpeace Governing Council, 2008 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former President of Finland, Martti Ahtisaari. Scott was renewed for a second term of 5 years in 2010 and an exceptional third term in 2015. As Director-General of Interpeace, he provides strategic direction to the organization and oversees its operations, partnerships and budget.
In recognition of his record of professional accomplishments, his commitment to society and his potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world through his leadership, Scott was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2009. Each year the Forum recognizes “the 200 most distinguished young leaders below the age of 40 from around the world.”
Scott believes strongly in education as a means to shape young generations of global citizens and a more peaceful and inclusive world. In his spare time, he works with schools and universities to integrate Peace Education into their teaching practices and curricula.
Scott is committed to diversity and inclusion and is part of the International Gender Champions network.
Scott is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform (GPP), as well as of the Peace and Post-conflict Alliance of the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) hosted by the Varkey Foundation.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Economics and Russian from Georgetown University and Certificates of Executive Education in Leadership from Harvard University’s JFK School of Government and Oxford University’s Saïd Business School.
Scott is French and American. He lives in France with his wife and two children.