The Hon. John Howard AC
Liberal Party, Australia

Deputy Chairman

The Rt. Hon. David Lidington MP
Conservative Party, United Kingdom

Assistant Chairmen

The Rt. Hon. William Hague MP
Conservative Party, United Kingdom

The Hon. Shane L. Stone AC, QC, PGDK
Liberal Party, Australia

The Hon. Henrique Fernando Salas Römer
Proyecto Venezuela, Venezuela

Vice Chairmen

Dr. Kizza Besigye
Chairman, DUA
Forum for Democratic Change, Uganda

Hon. Reinhold Bocklet MdL
Christian Social Union, Germany

Hon. John Chiang
Kuomintang, Republic of China

Hon. Tony Clement MP
Conservative Party, Canada

Hon. Alexander Downer
Liberal Party, Australia

Hon. Per-Kristian Foss MP
EDU Chairman,
Conservative Party, Norway

Peter Goodfellow
National Party, New Zealand

Hon. Peter Hintze MdB
Christian Democrat Union, Germany

Senator Carlos Larrain
Renovacion Nacional, Chile

Hon. Peter Mac Manu
New Patriotic Party, Ghana

Hon. Etibar Mammadov
National Independence Party, Azerbaijan

Prime Minister Petr Necas
Civic Democratic Party (ODS), Czech Republic

Senator Jovino Novoa
Chairman, Union of Latin American Parties (UPLA)
Union Democrata Independiente, Chile

Dr. Koh, Seung-Duk MP
Saenuri Party (New Frontier Party)

Vice Chancellor Michael Spindelegger
Austrian People's Party (ÖVP), Austria

Hon. Jose Ricardo Taveras
Fuerza Nacional Progresista, Dominican Republic

Rt. Hon Baroness Warsi
Conservative Party, United Kingdom

Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe MP
Chairman, APDU
United National Party, Sri Lanka

Hon. Jan Zahradil MEP
President, AECR
Civic Democratic Party (ODS), Czech Republic


Lord Ashcroft KCMG
Conservative Party, United Kingdom

Political Auditor

Eva Gustavsson
Moderate Party, Sweden

Secretary General

Eirik Moen
Conservative Party, Norway


The Hon. Henrique Fernando Salas Römer

Henrique Salas Römer is President of IDU Member Party Proyecto Venezuela and former Governor of the State of Carabobo.

He was first elected to the House of Represenatives in 1993 and served as Chairman of the Income Tax Commitee, as a member of the Finance Commitee and lead the Special Commitee Investigation into the Venezuelan banking crisis of 1994.

He was first elected as Governor of the State of Carabobo in 1995, and was re-elected in 1998 and 2000. After losing the election of 2004 he was succesfully returned as Govenor again in 2008 and served as governor from 2008 to 2012.

Son of 1998 Presidential Candidate and former Carabobo Governor Henrique Salas Römer, he was born in 1960 and educated both in Venezuela and the USA. He holds degrees in Economics and in Industrial Relations and Human Resources. In 2005 he was made a World Fellow of Yale University. 

Before entering politics he worked from Chase Manhatten Bank and IBM.
He is married with one daughter.



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