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, former Vice President, Chinese Academy of Engineering

IAP for Policy (IAP-Policy) Co-Chairs
Richard Catlow, Foreign Secretary of The Royal Society
Masresha Fetene, Executive Director of the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences.

IAP for Science (IAP-S) Co-Chairs
Krishan Lal, Past President, The Indian National Science Academy (INSA)
Cherry Murray, Member, US National Academy of Sciences and US National Academy of Engineering

IAP for Health (IAP-H) Co-Chairs
Peggy Hamburg, Foreign Secretary, The US National Academy of Medicine
Depei Liu, former Vice President, Chinese Academy of Engineering

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
Helena Nader, Vice President, Brazilian Academy of Sciences; or
Jeremy McNeil, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society of Canada

Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) President
Mahouton Norbert Hounkonnou, President, Benin National Academy of Sciences

IAP Treasurer:
Mike Clegg, US National Academy of Sciences Past Foreign Secretary and IANAS Former Co-chair.

Executive Committees

IAP for Science 

IAP for Policy Board IAP for Health

Co-chairs:
Krishan Lal, India
Cherry Murray, USA

Members

Co-chairs:
Richard Catlow, United Kingdom

Masresha Fetene, Ethiopia

Members:

Co-Chairs:
Peggy Hamburg, USA
Depei Liu, China

Members:

Academia Chilena de Ciencias
(
Juan Asenjo, Foreign Secretary)

Académie des Sciences, France
(Olivier Pironneau, Vice-President Foreign Affairs)

Academy of the Islamic Republic of Iran
(Towfighi Darian, Fellow)

Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Italy
(Gianfranco Pacchioni, Fellow)

African Academy of Sciences
(Felix Dapare Dakora, President)

Australian Academy of Science
(Elaine Sadler, Fellow)

Ethiopian Academy of Science
(Tsige Gebre-Mariam, President)

German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina
(Bärbel Friedrich, Member)

The Korean Academy of Science and Technology
(Min Koo Han, President)

Nigerian Academy of Science
(Mosto Onuoha, President)

Royal Scientific Society of Jordan
(Ruba Al Zubi, Advisor to the President for
Science Policy and Programme Development)   

Ex-officio

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
(Mohamed H.A. Hassan, President)

African Academy of Sciences
(Felix Dapare Dakora, President)

Australian Academy of Science
(John Shine, President)

Brazilian Academy of Sciences
(Luiz Davidovich, President)

Chinese Academy of Sciences
(Tao Zhang, Vice President)

Académie des Sciences, France
(Pierre Corvol, President)

German National Academy of Sciences,
Leopoldina

(Jörg Hacker, President)

Indian National Science Academy
(Ajay K Sood, President)

Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Italy)
(Giorgio Parisi, President)

Science Council of Japan
(Juichi Yamagiwa, President)

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

Mexican Academy of Sciences
(José Luis Morán López, President)

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
(Wim Van Saarloos, President)

Nigerian Academy of Science
(Mosto Onuoha, President)

National Academy of Sciences, Sri Lanka
(Ranjith Mahindapala, President)

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
(Mohamed H.A. Hassan, President)

Ex-officio:
International Council of Academies of Engineering
and Technological Sciences (CAETS)

(Lucio Caceres, President)

Observers:
U.S. National Academy of Sciences
(Marcia McNutt, President)

International Science Council (ISC)
(Heide Hackmann, CEO)

Academia Nacional de Medicina, Argentina
(Jorge Alberto Neira, Full Member)

Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
(Guido Forni, National Member)

Academy of Sciences Malaysia
(Lai-Meng Looi, Academician)

Brazilian Academy of Sciences
(Helena Bonciani Nader, Member)

Council of Finnish Academies
(Jukka Meurman, Member)

German National Academy of Sciences,
Leopoldina

(Wolfgang Holzgreve, Member)

Académie Nationale de Médecine, France
(Patrice Debré, Member)

Hassan II Academy of Science & Technology
(Rajae El Aaouad, President)

Nigerian Academy of Science
(
Sonny Folorunso Kuku, Chair of the NAS
Sectional Committee on Medical Sciences)

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

(Mohamed H.A. Hassan, President)

 

 

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