The Right Honourable Kim Campbell has been leading, synthesizing and speaking internationally since her early days as a political thought leader. Sought after for her unique insights and wry observations, as well as her ability to speak from a deep knowledge base on a variety of subjects, Ms. Campbell is affiliated with several key international political organizations, and sits on the boards of many others.

Below is a sample of her current involvement.

Photo courtesy of Richard Siemens - UofA

Founding Principal

Peter Lougheed Leadership College - University of Alberta:
Founding Principal since 2014. The Peter Lougheed Leadership College is a broad, inclusive undergraduate leadership development program that is forging leaders through formal and co-curricular learning, engagement, and mentorship. Ms. Campbell has been involved in nearly every aspect of the design and launch [Fall, 2015] of this two-year program.


Member of the Board


International Center for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR): ⇒

Kim Campbell - ICSR Atkins Conf

Founding Trustee [Jan 2008]. ICSR seeks to challenge the growth of radicalisation and political violence by bringing together the world's most innovative thinkers from academia, politics and business.

Member of the Board since 2015. Athenex is an innovative global oncology pharmaceutical company dedicated to delivering innovative drugs that can have a life-changing impact on cancer patients.


Apathy is Boring:
Member of the Council on Youth Electoral Engagement. Apathy is Boring is a non-partisan charitable organization that uses art and technology to educate youth about democracy, with the aim of increasing youth voter turnout, increasing youth engagement in the democratic process, and building a sustainable dialogue between youth and decision makers.

Asia Society of New York:
Member of the Global Council. The Asia Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of the United States and Asia.

Club de Madrid:
Founding member who has served as Acting President in 2002 and Vice President from 2003-2004. From 2004 until 2006 Ms. Campbell served as Secretary General of the Club of Madrid, and thereafter sat on the Board of Directors. The Club de Madrid is an organization of former heads of government and state who work to promote democratization through peer relations with leaders of transitional democracies.

Climate Action Reserve:
Member of the Honorary Board.  The nation’s largest and most respected carbon offset registry, the Reserve began as the California Climate Action Registry, which was created by the State of California in 2001 to address climate change through voluntary calculation and public reporting of emissions. The California Registry helped over 415 leading California-based corporations, organizations, government agencies and municipalities to voluntarily calculate and publicly report their GHG emissions.

Council of Women World Leaders:
Member, and from 1999 – 2003, served as chair. Chair Emerita now, she remains a member. The Council of Women World Leaders comprises women who hold or have held the office of President or Prime Minister in their own country and aim to promote good governance and enhance the experience of democracy globally by increasing the number, effectiveness, and visibility of women who lead at the highest levels in their countries.

Equal Voice:
Member of the Advisory Board. Equal Voice is a multi-partisan, nonprofit organization made up of women and men devoted to the still-bold idea that more women must be elected to every level of government in Canada. Ms. Campbell was honored with Equal Voice’s EVE award on April 30th, 2009.

Hazel K. Goddess Fund:
Trustee. The singular focus of The Goddess Fund, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is to address critical issues specific to stroke in women, including research, prevention, treatment, education, and advocacy.

Informed Opinions:
Honorary Patron. Informed Opinions works to amplify women’s voices and build their leadership capacity. The project trains and supports women in making their ideas more accessible and increasing their impact. Their goals are to bridge the gender gap in public commentary and enhance the quality of public discourse by expanding the diversity of perspectives that inform Canada’s policies and priorities.

International Crisis Group:
Senior Advisor. The International Crisis Group is generally recognized as the world’s leading independent, non-partisan source of analysis and advice to governments and intergovernmental bodies.

International Women's Forum: ⇒
Member and served as the President from Oct 2003 to Oct 2005. The International Women’s Forum is a global organization of women of significant and diverse achievement. Ms. Campbell was inducted into the IWF Hall of Fame in Oct of 2008.

London School of Economics and Political Science:
Honorary Fellow. A world-class public research university specialized in the social sciences founded in 1895 by Fabian Society members Sidney Webb, Beatrice Webb and George Bernard Shaw. Conducts teaching and research across the entire range of the social sciences, including accounting and finance, anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, law, media and communications, philosophy, politics, psychology, social policy and sociology. Has produced many notable alumni in the fields of law, economics, business, literature and politics.

Middle Powers Initiative: ⇒
Member of the Board of Advisors. The Global Security Institute is dedicated to strengthening international cooperation and security based on the rule of law, with a particular focus on nuclear arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament.

Pacific Council on International Policy:
Member. The Pacific Council is a non-partisan organization affiliated with the Council on Foreign Relations and is headquartered in Los Angeles with members and activities throughout the west coast of the United States and internationally. Its mission is to confront global issues by giving more effective voice to West Coast perspectives on them.

Royal Canadian Geographic Society:
Member - College of Fellows since 2015. Founded in 1929 with the important mandate of making Canada better known to Canadians and to the world, the Society publishes the iconic Canadian Geographic magazine, but also is active in building, promoting and supporting geographic education throughout the country, through its educational program, Canadian Geographic Education. The RCGS is an iconic non-profit organization that is funded primarily by generous donations. The Society’s Board of Governors and its program committees are comprised entirely of volunteers.

Seaforth Highlanders of Canada:
Honorary Patron since 2011. The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada [Ms. Campbell's father's regiment] are Vancouver’s infantry regiment, based in Vancouver, British Columbia. First established on November 24, 1910 by a group of members in the local Vancouver Scottish community, these individuals sought to raise a local Canadian Highland Regiment in association with The Seaforth Highlanders of the Imperial Service.



Center for Public Leadership - Harvard Kennedy School

Government of Canada










"She was a key figure in shaping the strategy of the Club of Madrid making it one of the most effective organizations for world leaders. Kim has a compassion and energy that commands respect and loyalty in a genuine way that is a sign of true leadership."

– Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland and Vice President of the Club de Madrid







"As Trustee of ICSR, Kim Campbell’s leadership, experience and commitment have been essential in turning our small research institute into a global hub for more intelligent (and humane) solutions in addressing the challenge of radicalisation and political violence."

– Peter Neumann, Executive Director ICSR












"Kim Campbell personifies what I believe makes the best leaders. She creates a sense of the possible, is open, accessible, very smart, has unique ideas, brings out the best in others. She has a great sense of humor, has a clear vision of the world. She cares deeply about women's leadership and generously reaches out to help and inspire others."

– Laura Liswood, Secretary General of the Council of Women World Leaders



"Kim Campbell is that rare world leader: highly knowledgeable on the human security agenda and passionate about moving the agenda ahead. Whether the immediate subject is nuclear disarmament, the alleviation of poverty, full implementation of women's rights, or the deepening of democratic principles of governance, the former Prime Minister of Canada is in the vanguard of thinking."

– Senator Douglas Roche, Former Chairman of Middle Powers Initiative