IIASA Council Members

The Council is comprised of one permanent representative from each member institution.

The Council is the governing body of the Institute and is responsible for establishing relations with governments and multi-national bodies; for determining financial and managerial policies, and subject areas for research of the Institute; and for ensuring that the activities of the Institute are in line with its objectives, the provisions of this Charter and the interest of member institutions.

Council Chair


Professor Dr. Michael Clegg

Member country: United States of America

Professor Emeritus, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine








Vice Chair


Academician Professor Alexei Gvishiani

Member country: Russia

Chair of the Executive Committee

Director, Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Vice Chair


Professor Prabhat 
Ranjan

Member country: India

Vice Chair of the Executive Committee

Executive Director, Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC)

Members

Dr. Peter Mayfield

Member country: Australia

Member of the Outreach, Capacity Building, and Science Engagement Committee

Executive Director, Energy, Resources and Environment, The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Professor Dr. Gerhard Glatzel

Member country: Austria

Chair of the Finance Committee; Member of the Executive Committee

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences, Austrian IIASA-Commission, Austrian Academy of Sciences.



Professor Concepta (Connie) McManus Pimentel

Member country: Brazil

Vice Chair of the Program Committee

Director of International Relations, The Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES)



Professor Congqiang Liu

Member country: China

Vice Chair of the Outreach, Capacity Building, and Science Engagement Committee

Vice President, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)



Professor Mahmoud M. Sakr

Member country: Egypt

Member of the Membership Committee

President, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)




Dr. Lea Kauppi

Member country: Finland

Member of the Program Committee

Director General, Finnish Environment Institute 






Professor Dr. Helga Weisz

Member country: Germany

Chair of the Membership Committee; Member of the Executive Committee

Head of Research Domain Transdisciplinary Concepts & Methods, PIK, and

Professor of Industrial Ecology and Climate Change
Department of Cultural Studies and Department of Social Sciences
Humboldt-University Berlin



Professor Dr. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto

Member country: Indonesia

Member of the Executive Committee and Outreach, Capacity Building, and Science Engagement Committee

Head, Bandung Institute of Technology, School of Business and Management


Professor Nosratollah Zargham

Member country: Iran

Member of the Program Committee

President, Iran National Science Foundation (INSF) and Professor, Tehran University




Professor Dr. Kazu Takemoto

Member country: Japan

Chair of the Program Committee; Member of the Executive Committee

Director, Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability, United Nations University (UNU-IAS) and Visiting Professor, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), The University of Tokyo, Institutes for Advanced Study (UTIAS)

Dr. Moo Je Cho

Member country: Republic of Korea

Member of the Program Committee

President, National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)




Professor Datuk Dr. Asma Ismail

Member country: Malaysia

Member of the Finance Committee

President, Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)




Dr. Julio A. Santaella Castell

Member country: Mexico

President, INEGI (Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Geografia)




Dr. Enrique Cabrero Mendoza

Member country: Mexico

Director, CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)


Professor Dr. Stan Gielen

Member country: Netherlands

Vice Chair of the Membership Committee

President, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)




Dr. Kirsten Broch Mathisen

Member country: Norway

Chair of the Outreach, Capacity Building, and Science Engagement Committee; Member of the Executive Committee

Special Adviser, Division for Energy, Resources and the Environment, The Research Council of Norway


Professor Dr. Kauser Abdulla Malik

Member country: Pakistan (observer)

Distinguished National Professor (Biotechnology), Department of Biological Sciences, Forman Christian College University





Dr. Dorsamy (Gansen) Pillay

Member country: South Africa

Member of the Finance Committee

Deputy CEO: RISA, Research and Innovation Support and Advancement, National Research Foundation (NRF)





Dr. Ingrid Petersson

Member country: Sweden

Member of the Finance Committee

Director General, The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)




Professor Dr. Academician Anatoly G. Zagorodny

Member country: Ukraine

Member of the Membership Committee

Vice-President, The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine



Professor Duncan Wingham

Member country: United Kingdom

Member of the Executive Committee and Program Committee

Chief executive, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)





Professor Dr. Ninh Khac Ban

Member country: Vietnam

Member of the Outreach, Capacity Building, and Science Engagement Committee

Director General, International Cooperation Department, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)



IIASA Directorate

While not a member of the Council, the Director and the Deputy Director are entitled to participate in all its deliberations, except those which concern their tenure.

Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat commenced his appointment as Director General and CEO of IIASA in February 2012.

Nebojsa Nakicenovic is Deputy Director General and Deputy CEO of IIASA.


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