The MB is registered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and runs the organization’s day to day operations and meets at least once every quarter. They handle both current business and plans for the future.

President John Corrie is a Scottish former conservative Member of Parliament and Member of the European Parliament and is Honorary Life President ACP/EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.

Mr. John Alexander Corrie


Brendan Howlin is an Irish Labour Party Politician. He currently serves as Labour Party Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs, Northern Ireland, Brexit and Justice. He served as Leader of the Labour Party, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Leas-Cheann Comhairle (Deputy Speaker) and Minister for the Environment and Minister for Health.

Mr. Brendan Howlin

Vice President

Bodil Valero is a Swedish politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP). She served as a member of the Swedish Parliament from 2006. She is currently Global Greens Coordinator and Global Chair for the G100 Security and Defence Wing.

Ms. Bodil Valero



Katharine Bulbulia was elected four times to the Irish Senate (Upper House of the Irish Parliament). She was principal political adviser to the Tanaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) of Ireland for nine years. She is a specialist in professional regulation and knowledgeable about governance.

Ms. Katharine Bulbulia



Els van Hoof is Chari of the Commission of Foreign Affairs in the Belgian Chamber of Deputies. She has served in the Belgian Parliament since 2008. Prior to this she worked as Cabinet Advisor for a number of Belgian Ministers and for an NGO on cooperation and development.

Ms. Els van Hoof


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