Executive team

Albert van Jaarsveld © IIASA
Albert van Jaarsveld, Director General

Albert van Jaarsveld

Director General

As Director General, van Jaarsveld is responsible for the formulation, management, and administration of all research programs and other activities at IIASA. Prior to joining IIASA, van Jaarsveld was the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, and President and CEO of the South African National Research Foundation (NRF).

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Leena Srivastava © IIASA
Leena Srivastava, Deputy Director General for Science

Leena Srivastava

Deputy Director General for Science

Leena Srivastava assumed her role as Deputy Director General for Science at IIASA on 15 November 2019. As Deputy Director General for Science, Srivastava provides interdisciplinary scientific leadership to the institute to ensure that IIASA research stays at the forefront of scientific endeavor.

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Christiane Pohn-Hufnagl, Chief Operations Officer

Christiane Pohn-Hufnagl

Chief Operations Officer

Christiane Pohn-Hufnagl joined the executive team of IIASA as Chief Operations Officer (COO) on 1 July 2020. As Chief Operations Officer, Christiane Pohn-Hufnagl provides administrative leadership at the institute and ensures that IIASA researchers are supported by an operational environment that facilitates the delivery of excellent research and science.

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