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The World Chambers Competition jury comprises an international and diverse group of individuals featuring ICC WCF leadership and representatives from chambers of commerce worldwide and other recognised global organisations.

Each jury member is appointed to evaluate the projects submitted to each of the four categories of the Competition. Shortlisted finalists go on to present their respective projects to members of the global chamber network attending the biennial ICC WCF World Chambers Congress. Judges announce the four winners of the Competition during the Congress Gala, which takes place on the final day of the Congress.

Past World Chambers Competition judges include:


Rona YircaliHonorary ChairICC World Chambers FederationTurkey


Hassan Al HashemiVice PresidentInternational Relations at Dubai Chamber of Commerce & IndustryUnited Arab Emirates
Yassin Al SuroorChairmanICC Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
Ambrosio BertolottiPast President; Vice-ChairNational Chamber of Commerce and Services of Uruguay; ICC World Chambers FederationUruguay
Khalifa Bin Jassim Al ThaniChairmanQatar Chamber of Commerce and IndustryQatar
Richard BrandweinerPartnerLeapFrog InvestmentsAfrica and Asia
Jay ByersCEOGreater Des Moines PartnershipUnited States
Stephen CartwrightCEONSW Business ChamberAustralia
Mónica De GreiffPresidentBogota Chamber of CommerceColombia
Julian Dominguez RiveraPresidentAssociation of Latin American Chamber (AICO)Colombia
Greg DurocherPresident and CEOCambridge Chamber of CommerceCanada
Peter HillChairmanSantiago Chamber of CommerceChile
Rifat HisarcikliogluPresidentThe Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of TurkeyTurkey
Vincenzo IlottePresidentTorino Chamber of CommerceItaly
Jemal InaishviliPresidentConfederation of Asia Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI)Georgia
Toru IshidaPresidentThe Japan Chamber of Commerce and IndustryJapan
Jean-Claude KarpelesEuropean Vice-ChairICC World Chambers FederationFrance
Kiprono KittonyNational ChairmanKenya National Chamber of Commerce and IndustryKenya
Linda KromjongSecretary GeneralInternational Organisation of Employers (IOE)Switzerland
Adam LeggePresident and CEOCalgary Chamber of CommerceCanada
Leena LinnainmaaDeputy Chief ExecutiveFinland Chamber of CommerceFinland
Adam MarshallDirector GeneralBritish Chambers of CommerceUnited Kingdom
Arrey ObensonSecretary GeneralJunior Chamber International (JCI)United States
Magvan OyunchimegCEOMongolia National Chamber of Commerce and IndustryMongolia
Vladimir PadalkoVice PresidentChamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian FederationRussia
Rabih SabraDirector GeneralChamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut & Mount LebanonLebanon
Mahendra SanghiChairman; Vice-ChairM K Sanghi Group; ICC World Chambers FederationIndia
Richard SchenzVice-ChairmanAustrian Federal Economic ChamberAustria
Hans-Jörg Schmidt-TrenzRepresentative and CounselorHamburg Chamber of CommerceGermany
Bark-Jae ShinVice-Chairman; Vice-ChairSeoul Chamber of Commerce and Industry; ICC World Chambers FederationSouth Korea
Vong Kok SengVice-PresidentMacao Chamber of CommerceMacau
Pedram SoltaniFirst Vice-PresidentIran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and AgricultureIran
Ian TalbotChief ExecutiveChambers IrelandIreland
Andrew WilsonManaging DirectorCenter for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)United States
Terry WetherallPresidentAustralian Chamber of Commerce and IndustryAustralia
Jianlong YuSecretary GeneralICC ChinaChina
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