POWER

    UNITED KINGDOM Sir Mervyn King Bank of England Governor     Sir Mervyn King, who was knighted in the Queen’s birthday Honors list...

    MEXICO Agustin Carstens Bank of Mexico Governor Agustin Carstens was appointed Governor of the Bank of Mexico in 2010 for a six-year term....

CANADA Mike Lazaradis Title: President and Co-CEO Residence: Waterloo, Canada Mike Lazaradis, Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Research In Motion (RIM), was born in...

AUSTRALIA Julia Gillard Title: Prime Minister Residence: Canberra, Australia Julia Gillard was sworn in as Australia’s first female Prime Minister in June, 2010. A former...

RUSSIA Dmitry Medvedev Title: President Residence: Moscow, Russia Dmitry Medvedev is Russia’s head of state and formally its most powerful person. He was born in...

UNITED KINGDOM David Cameron Title: Prime Minister Residence: London, United Kingdom David Cameron has been Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2010. The youngest...

UNITED STATES Barack Obama Title: President Residence: Washington DC, USA In the election of 2008, Barack Obama became the 44th President of the United States,...

ISRAEL Benjamin Netanyahu Title: Prime Minister Residence: Jerusalem, Israel Known as Bibi, Benjamin Netanyahu has been Israel’s Prime Minister twice, from 1996 – 1999 and...

  AUSTRIA Abdalla Salem El-Badri Title:  Secretary General OPEC Residence:  Vienna, Austria Abdalla Salem El-Badri was appointed Secretary General of OPEC in 2007. Born in...

  SWEDEN Stefan Ingves Sveriges Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves has been Governor of Sveriges Riksbank since 2006, and has been appointed for an additional term...

INDIA Sonia Gandhi Title: President, Indian National Congress Residence: New Delhi, India The Indian National Congress Party has ruled India for most of the years...

GERMANY Mario Draghi Title: President, European Central Bank Residence: Frankfurt, Germany Mario Draghi, who replaced Jean-Claude Trichet as President of the European Central Bank (ECB),...

CHINA Hu Jintao Title: President Residence: Beijing, China Hu Jintao, President of the People’s Republic of China since 2003, governs over 1.3 billion people, the...

BRAZIL Dilma Rousseff Title: President Residence: Brasilia, Brazil In October, 2010, Dilma Rousseff had the honor of being elected the first female President of Brazil,...

FRANCE Christine Lagarde Title: Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Residence: Paris, France, currently residing in Washington, DC In June, 2011, Christine Lagarde was named the...

SOUTH KOREA Ban Ki-moon Title: Secretary-General of the United Nations Residence: Chungju, South Korea, currently residing in New York Ban Ki-moon became the eighth Secretary-General...

SAUDI ARABIA Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud Title: King Residence: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud rules over Saudi Arabia,...