Past Council Chairs and IIASA Directors

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.

Past Council Chairs

Oct. 1972- June 1987            Academician Jermen Gvishiani

June 1987-May 1992             Academician Vladimir Mikhalevich

June 1992-Nov. 1992            Professor Wolf Häfele

                                          Professor Yoichi Kaya*

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


Past Directors

Howard Raiffa†, 1972-1975

C.S. Holling†, 1981-1984

Robert H. Pry†, 1987-1990

Gordon J. MacDonald†, 1996-2000

Leen Hordijk, 2002-2008

Detlof von Winterfeldt, 2009-2012

Nebojsa Nakicenovic*, 2018

Roger Levien, 1975-1981

Thomas H. Lee†, 1984-1987

Peter E. de Jánosi†, 1990-1996

Arne B. Jernelöv*, 2000-2002

Sten Nilsson*, 2008-2009


Pavel Kabat, 2012-2018



* Acting Director


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