Governance

Steering Committee

The InterAcademy Partnership is guided by a Steering Committee comprising the six co-chairs of its three constituent networks. From these six Steering Committee members, two are selected to act as Presidents.

IAP Presidents:
Volker ter Meulen, Past President, German  Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
Depei Liu, Past President, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

IAP for Research (IAP-R) Co-Chairs
Richard Catlow, Foreign Secretary of The Royal Society
Daya Reddy, Past President of the Academy of Science of South Africa

IAP for Science (IAP-S) Co-Chairs
Krishan Lal, Past President, The Indian National Science Academy (INSA)
Volker ter Meulen, Immediate Past President, German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

IAP for Health (IAP-H) Co-Chairs
Detlev Ganten, German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina Berlin, Germany
Depei Liu, Past President, Chinese Academy of Sciences

To ensure regional representation, each IAP regional network has a seat on the IAP Board (6 steering committee + 4 regional networks = 10 Board Members).

The Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) President
Yoo Hang Kim, Member, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST)

European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) President
Thierry Courvoisier, Past President, Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences

Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) Co-Chairs
Juan Asenjo, Foreign Secretary, Chilean Academy of Sciences; or
Jeremy McNeil, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society of Canada

Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) President
Mostapha Bousmina, Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology, Morocco

 

Executive Committees

IAP for Science 

IAP for Research Board IAP for Health

Co-chairs:
Krishan Lal, India
Volker ter Meulen, Germany

Members:
African Academy of Sciences
(Felix Dapare Dakora, president)


Australian Academy of Science
(Cheryl Praeger, foreign secretary)


Brazilian Academy of Sciences
(Luiz Davidovich, president)


Royal Society of Canada
(Jeremy McNeil, foreign secretary)


Academia Chilena de Ciencias
(Juan Asenjo, president)


Cuban Academy of Sciences
(Sergio Pastrana, executive director)


Academy of the Islamic Republic of Iran
(Reza Shams Ardekani, secretary)


Science Council of Japan
(Takashi Onishi, president)


Korean Academy of Science and Technology
(Myung Chul Lee, president)


Academy of Science of South Africa
(Daya Reddy, president)


Royal Society, UK
(Richard Catlow, vice president/ foreign secretary)

Observers:
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
for the advancement of science in
developing countries

Co-chairs:
Richard Catlow, United Kingdom
Daya Reddy, South Africa

Members:
African Academy of Sciences
(Felix Dapare Dakora, President)


Australian Academy of Science
(Andrew Holmes, President)


Brazilian Academy of Sciences
(Luiz Davidovich, President)


Chinese Academy of Sciences
(Tao Zhang, President)


Académie des Sciences, France
(Sébastien Candel, President)


German National Academy of Sciences
Leopoldina

(Jörg Hacker, President)


Indian National Science Academy
(Ajay K Sood, President)


Accademia dei Lincei (Italy)
(Alberto Quadrio Curzio, President)


Science Council of Japan
(Takashi Onishi, president)


Royal Scientific Society of Jordan
(HRH Princess Samaya Bint El
Hassan
, President)


Mexican Academy of Sciences
(Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi, President)


Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts
and Sciences

(José van Dijck, President)


Nigerian Academy of Science
(Mosto Onuoha, President)


National Academy of Sciences, Sri Lanka
(Azees Mubarak, President)


The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
(Bai Chunli, President)

Ex-officio members:
IAP for Health
IAP for Science
International Council of Academies of Engineering
and Technological Sciences
(CAETS)

Observers:
U.S. National Academy of Sciences
(Marcia McNutt, President)
International Council for Science (ICSU)

Co-Chairs:
Detlev Ganten, Germany
Depei Liu, China

Members:
Academia Nacional de Medicina
Jorge Alberto Neira


Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
Mario Stefanini

Academy of Sciences Malaysia
Lai Meng Looi


Hassan II Academy of Science & Technology,
Rajae El Aouad


National Academy of Science and Technology
Carmencita D. Padilla

Academy of Science of South Africa


Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences
Thomas Zeltner


UK National Academy of Medical Sciences
George Griffin


US National Academy of Medicine
Margaret A. Hamburg

Ex-officio:
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

The InterAcademy Partnership, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, registered in Washington, DC, USA as a public charity. Contributions are tax deductible. IAP provides independent expert advice on global scientific, technological and health issues. 
IAP for Science and the IAP for Health are administered and staffed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and hosted by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy. 
IAP for Research is hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington, DC, USA.