Notable alumni

Many IDS graduates have since become well known and highly regarded for their commitment and contribution to development and social change.

Here are just a few of our notable alumni. If you know of others, please let us know.


Robina P. Marks, South African High Commissioner to Sri Lanka

Ginie Lim Siew Lin, Melaka State Executive Councillor, Malaysia

Edwin Irizarry Mora, Puerto Rican pro-independence leader

Salim Mvurya, Kenyan politician

Nancy Okail, Egyptian scholar and activist

Carlos Alvarado Quesada, 48th President of Costa Rica

Isatou Touray, Gambian trade minister

Euclid Tsakalotos, Greek Minister of Finance

Marta Zabaleta, Argentinian political refugee