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Employment & Education Leadership

Chair

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Dr. Gerhard Braun

Vice President, Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA)

The Task Force deals with employment effects of technological change, employment opportunities and structural reforms for more dynamic and inclusive labour markets.

Co-Chairs

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Daniel Funes de Rioja

President, International Organisation of Employers

The only way to ensure comprehensive development is to conciliate growth, investment, education and employment.

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David Iakobachvili

President, Orion Heritage Company

We are in the B20 for decisive action to rebuild trust and confidence in the global economy; to make our lives better and the world more generous. It's important.

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Erol Kiresepi

Vice President, Turkish Confederation of Employer Associations (TİSK)

All social policies, especially employment, will be as determinant as economy in the future. The Task Force’s mission is to identify social problems of the future and create solutions.

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Zhang Lei

Founder & CEO, Hillhouse Capital Group

I believe that education is life's most important investment. I look forward to promoting accessible education in an innovative way, with the hope of creating value for society.

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Mthunzi Mdwaba

Vice President Africa, International Organisation of Employers (IOE)

I look forward to ensuring Task Force coordinated alignment, action monitoring, tangibility & legacy creating projects, focusing on youth, women & SMEs for sustainable solutions.

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Yogendra Modi

Executive Chairman, Great Eastern Energy Corporation Ltd

Germany has shown how education and skill development makes youth employable. This experience should be shared among G20 member countries and others to resolve youth unemployment.

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Kathryn Porter

Kathryn Porter, Director of Youth Strategy for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton Worldwide

Open, dynamic and inclusive labour markets and innovative training schemes are essential for integrating youth into the labour market and maximizing their employment opportunities.

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Peter Robinson

President & CEO, USCIB

Growth, job creation, empowering women, youth employment and the future of work are of central concern to business. B20 is an essential partner in addressing these G20 priorities.

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