IIASA's first Director, Howard Raiffa, and first Council Chair, Jermen Gvishiani were first in a series of distinguished scientists who have held these posts at IIASA.
Oct. 1972- June 1987 Academician Jermen Gvishiani†
June 1987-May 1992 Academician Vladimir Mikhalevich†
June 1992-Nov. 1992 Professor Wolf Häfele†
Nov. 1992-June 1997 Academician Gueorgui Golitsyn
June 1997-Nov. 1998 Professor Kurt Komarek†**
Nov. 1998-Nov. 2000 Professor Arne Jernelöv
Nov. 2000-Nov. 2003 Professor Kenji Yamaji***
Nov. 2003-Dec. 2008 Professor Simon Levin
Dec. 2008-Nov. 2014 Professor Peter Lemke
Nov. 2014-June 2017 Professor Don Saari
June 2017-Sept. 2017 Academician Alexei Gvishiani***
* Acting Co-Chair
** Interim Chair
*** Acting Chair
* Acting Director
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