POWER

    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,...

VATICAN CITY Benedictus XVI Title: Pope, Roman Catholic Church Residence: Vatican City Pope Benedict XVI was born Joseph Aloysius Ratzinger in Marktl am Inn, Germany,...

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...

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...

SWITZERLAND Jacques Rogge Title: President, International Olympic Committee Residence: Lausanne, Switzerland Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), was born in 1942 in...

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,...