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Executive Council

The Executive Council is ICOM’s board.

Its mission is to enforce the decisions and recommendations of the General Assembly and to coordinate the activities of ICOM’s National and International Committees and Regional Alliances.
The Executive Council works as a board and ensures that ICOM’s Strategic Plan is respected. It meets twice a year and is made up of 16 members elected for three years: a President, two Vice-presidents, a Treasurer, 11 ordinary members and the President of the Advisory Committee (ex-officio member).

Dr. Hans Martin Hinz

President : Prof. Dr. Hans Martin Hinz (Germany)





George Okello Abungu

Vice-President : George Okello Abungu (Kenya)




Tereza C. Moletta Scheiner

Vice-President : Tereza C. Moletta Scheiner (Brazil)




Peter Keller

Treasurer: Peter Keller (Austria)





Ossama Abdel Meguid

Member: Ossama Abdel Meguid (Egypt)




Laishun An

Member: Laishun An (China)




In-kyung Chang

Member: In-kyung Chang (Republic of Korea)




Willem De Vos

Member: Willem De Vos (Belgium)




Luisa de Peña Díaz

Member: Luisa de Peña Díaz (Dominican Republic)




Alberto Garlandini

Member: Alberto Garlandini (Italy)




Goranka Horjan

Member: Goranka Horjan (Croatia)




Merete Ipsen

Member: Merete Ipsen (Denmark)




Diana Pardue

Member: Diana Pardue (US)




Regine Schulz

Member: Regine Schulz (Germany)




Suay Aksoy

Ex-officio: Suay Aksoy (Turkey)
Chairperson of the Advisory Committee




Anne-Catherine Hauglustaine-Robert

Anne-Catherine Robert-Hauglustaine (France)

NB: Dr Anne-Catherine Robert-Hauglustaine was elected as ICOM Treasurer during ICOM’s 23rd General Conference and 28th General Assembly in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August 2013. She was appointed Director General of ICOM at the 127th session of the Executive Council meeting, held on 12 December, 2013 in Paris, France. She stepped down from the position of the Treasurer on 30 April, 2014 to take up her function of Director General on 1st May, 2014. The Executive Council, during its 128th session on 4-5 April, 2014, appointed Peter Keller as ICOM Treasurer, in accordance with the ICOM Statutes and Internal Rules and Regulations.