Executive Committee Member


Jay Jethwa is a scientist as well as a corporate lawyer by training. He is admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia. He holds directorships in a number of healthcare and biotechnology-related companies in Australia as well as internationally and currently spends his time between business communities in Australia, the United Kingdom and India. He is a great believer in the ideals of the United Nations, and has been an active proponent of peaceful resolution of conflicts, and of sustainable development. He has been involved in the UN system in Australia for more than 15 years. He actively participates in numerous charitable organisations in Australia and overseas. Jay was elected the Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee of WFUNA at its Plenary Assembly in Rio de Janeiro in November 2012.