Officer, Chairman Investment Committee

Kent is a native Californian and spent most of his life living in the San Francisco Bay Area.  After graduating college, he began working in 1978 in the finance business in institutional sales.


John started in Scouting in Dublin, Ireland, first as a Scout, then as leader of the 73rd Dublin Unit. He became Director of the WSF in September 2001.

Ex-Officio Member, Chairman World Scout Committee (WSC)

João joined Scouting in 1976 and has remained very active in Scouting, holding various positions in Scouting in Portugal and on World level.

Ex-Officio Member, Vice-Chairman World Scout Committee (WSC)

Daniel "Dan" Ownby is the youngest member of the Boy Scouts of America ever elected to the governing body of WOSM.

Ex-Officio Member, Secretary General WOSM

Ahmad began his involvement in Scouting at the age of 13 when he joined the movement in Jordan.

Life Member
Elected into the World Scout Committee in 1971 till 1977 and he was a Founding Member of the World Scout Foundation.