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

Member country: United States of America

Chair of the Council Executive Committee

Council Vice Chairs


Dr. Lea Kauppi, Senior Advisor, International Affairs Unit, Finnish Environment Institute (SKYE)

Member country: Finland

Member of the Council Executive Committee


Dr. Dorsamy (Gansen) Pillay, Deputy CEO: RISA, Research and Innovation Support and Advancement, National Research Foundation (NRF)

Member country: South Africa

Member of the Council Executive Committee

Members


Professor Dr. Christian Koeberl, Deputy Head, Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna

Member country: Austria

Member of the Council Finance, Risk and Audit Committee; Member of the Council Executive Committee (ex-officio)


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

Member country: Brazil

Vice Chair of the Council Finance, Risk and Audit Committee


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

Member country: China

Member of the Council Research and Engagement Committee


Professor Mahmoud M. Sakr, President, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)

Member country: Egypt

Member of the Council Membership Committee


Professor Dr. Helga Weisz, Head of Research Domain Transdisciplinary Concepts & Methods, PIK/Professor of Industrial Ecology and Climate Change, Department of Cultural Studies and Department of Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin

Member country: Germany

Member of the Council Finance, Risk and Audit Committee


Dr. Pradeep Srivastava, Executive Director, Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC)

Member country: India

Vice Chair of the Council Membership Committee


Professor Dr. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, Head, Bandung Institute of Technology, School of Business and Management

Member country: Indonesia

Member of the Council Research and Engagement Committee


Professor Dr. Eaman Eftekhary, Director, Iran National Science Foundation (INSF) and Professor, School of Mathematics, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM)

Member country: Iran

Member of the Council Research and Engagement Committee


Professor Moti Herskowitz, Ministry of Science and Technology/Professor of Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University; Director, the Blechner Center for Industrial Catalysis and Process Development

Member country: Israel

Member of the Council Research and Engagement Committee


Professor Dr. Kazu Takemoto, 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)

Member country: Japan

Member of the Council Finance, Risk and Audit Committee


Dr. Amna Jrrar, The Royal Scientific Society (RSS)

Member country: Jordan (prospective member)

Member of the Council Research and Engagement Committee



Dr. Kil-Choo Moon, President, University of Science and Technology

Member country: Republic of Korea

Chair of the Council Membership Committee; Member of the Council Executive Committee


Professor Datuk Dr. Asma Ismail, President, Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)

Member country: Malaysia (observer)



Dra. Maria Elena Alvarez-Buylla Roces, Director General, CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)

Member country: Mexico (observer)


Dr. Kirsten Broch Mathisen, Special Adviser, Division for Energy, Resources and the Environment, The Research Council of Norway

Member country: Norway

Chair of the Council Research and Engagement CommitteeMember of the Council Executive Committee


Academician Professor Vladislav Panchenko, Chair of the Council, Russian Foundation for Basic Research

Member country: Russia

Member of the Council Membership CommitteeMember of the Council Executive Committee


Ms. Anna Jurikova
, Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic

Member country: Slovakia 

Member of the Council Membership Committee


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

Member country: Sweden

Chair of the Council Finance, Risk and Audit Committee; Member of the Council Executive Committee


Professor Dr. Olena Borodina, Associate Member of NASU, Institute for Economics and Forecasting, The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU)

Member country: Ukraine

Member of the Council Membership Committee


Dr. Sarah Webb, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

Member country: United Kingdom

Vice Chair of the Council Research and Engagement Committee



Professor Dr. Ninh Khac Ban, Director General, International Cooperation Department, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)

Member country: Vietnam

Member of the Council Finance, Risk and Audit Committee


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