Who are the champion mayors?

The OECD has invited mayors from around the world, within and outside OECD countries, to join the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth initiative – a global coalition of willing leaders who have committed to tackling inequalities and promoting more inclusive economic growth in cities.


Ibrahim Baidoo, Mayor of Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (Ghana)

Giorgos Kaminis, Mayor of Athens (Greece)

Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta (USA)

William A. Bell, Mayor of Birmingham (USA)

Yvan Mayeur, Mayor of Brussels (Belgium)

Patricia de Lille, Mayor of Cape Town (South Africa)

Frank Jensen, Mayor of Copenhagen (Denmark)

Edgar Mora Altamirano, Mayor of Curridabat (Costa Rica)

Carlos Moscoso, Mayor of Cuzco (Peru)

Khalifa Sall, Mayor of Dakar (Senegal)

Esther Alder, Mayor of Geneva (Switzerland)

Marco Doria, Mayor of Genoa (Italy)

Dow Constantine, King County Executive (USA)

Angela Brown Burke, Mayor of Kingston (Jamaica)

Burkhard Jung, Mayor of Leipzig (Germany)

Fernando Medina, Mayor of Lisbon (Portugal)

Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles (USA)

Manuela Carmena, Mayor of Madrid (Spain)

Federico Gutiérrez, Mayor of Medellín (Colombia)

Mauricio Vila Dosal, Mayor of Mérida (Mexico)

Miguel Ángel Mancera, Mayor of Mexico City (Mexico)

Betsy Hodges, Mayor of Minneapolis (USA)

Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal (Canada)

Johnson Muyanja, Mayor of Mukono Municipality (Uganda)

Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York (USA)

Libby Schaaf, Mayor of Oakland (USA)

Naomi Koshi, Mayor of Otsu (Japan)

Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris (France)

Jim Kenney, Mayor of Philadelphia (USA)

Charlie Hales, Mayor of Portland (USA)

Rui Moreira, Mayor of Porto (Portugal)

Luis Mella, Mayor of  Quillota (Chile)

Eduardo, Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam (Netherlands)

Javier Gonzales, Mayor of Santa Fe (USA)

Tony Vazquez, Mayor of Santa Monica (USA)

Carolina Tohá, Mayor of Santiago (Chile)

Park Won-Soon, Mayor of Seoul (Korea)

Basílio Horta, Mayor of Sintra (Portugal)

Karin Wanngård, Mayor of Stockholm (Sweden)

Ron Huldai, Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)

Fatimetou Abdel Malik, Mayor of Tevragh-Zeina (Mauritania)

Jorge Enrique Astiazarán Orci, Mayor of Tijuana (Mexico)

Jozias van Aartsen, Mayor of The Hague (Netherlands)

Jan van Zanen, Mayor of Utrecht (Netherlands)

Issahaku Nuhu-Putiaha, Mayor of Wa Municipal Assembly (Ghana)

Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Mayor of Warsaw (Poland)

Celia Wade-Brown, Mayor of Wellington (New Zealand)

Fumiko Hayashi, Mayor of Yokohama (Japan)