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. See the contact form at the bottom of this page to contact us.

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


Oxana Klimenko (Russia)
Vice President for Standards & Certification


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


Ding Ronggui  (China)
Vice President for Research


Yvonne Schoper (Germany)
Vice President for Membership & YC


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