Leadership and Team

The Executive Committee & Support Team

The Executive Committee (EC) manages the business affairs of the association under the guidance of IODA’s President. It includes the Conference Chair for the most recent conference, the current conference Chair, and the Chair of the upcoming year’s conference. IODA members elect the EC members for a three year term. Conference Chairs from host countries are involved in the EC for three years to encourage sharing of lessons and mutual support.

The IODA Support Team runs the daily operations of the organization and focus on the administration required.

Global Ambassadors

IODA’s global ambassadors help to promote IODA in the different regions of the world, and raise issues of importance to the field from those regions into the global OD agenda.

North America

K.C. Soares
Founding President

Asia

Ken Nishikawa
Japan

Africa

Noble Kumawu
Ghana

Africa

Alfredo B. Mazive
Mozambique

Africa

Ben Arikpo
Nigeria

Europe

Ulla Nagel
Germany

Europe

Alette Vonk
The Netherlands

South America

Jose Campoverde
Peru

Europe

Peter Kalmar
Hungary

South America

Adriana de la Fuente
Mexico

Asia

Mohanakrishna Raman
India

South America

Claudia Raffo
Chile