IPMA International Project Management Association

Executive Board

The IPMA Executive Board is responsible for the operational management of IPMA and sets the practical guidelines for all approved activities. It organises the internal administration, assesses new candidates for membership and represents IPMA in all external relations. The Executive Board is deeply committed to promoting project management competences globally and the Board Members reflect the international character of IPMA. To contact us, see the contact form at the bottom of this page.

The Executive Board (ExBo) has eight elected members, our Executive Director, and our assistant to the President and Executive Director.

Members of the Executive Board (ExBo) are:

Joop Schefferlie (Netherlands)
IPMA President


Antonio Andrade (Portugal)
Vice President for Administration and Finance


Ding Ronggui  (China)
Vice President for Research



Oxana Klimenko (Russia)
Vice President for Standards & Certification


Yvonne Schoper (Germany)
Vice President for Membership & YC


Jose E. Reyes G. (Panama)
Vice President for MarComm & Events & Awards


Mladen Vukomanovic (Croatia)
Vice President for Profession Development


Jesus Martinez Almela (Spain)
Chairman of the Council


Amin Saidoun (Switzerland)
Executive Director


Laura Lasaite (France)
Assistant to the VP Administration & Finance and Executive Director