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ISI is pleased to announce the outcome of this year’s Officers’ Elections conducted from 8 September - 20 October. Sincere congratulations to our newly elected Officers!

We are pleased to announce the election of the following persons.

For the post of President-Elect (2021-2023)

  • Xuming He (Singapore / resident of the United States)

For two Vice-President posts (2021-2025)

  • Oliver Chinganya (Zambia / resident of Ethiopia)
  • Kerrie Mengersen (Australia)

For eight Council Member posts (2021-2025)

  • Linda Chaba (Kenya)
  • Jean-Michel Durr (France)
  • Pietro Gennari (Italy)
  • Reija Helenius (Finland)
  • Manuel Mendoza (Mexico)
  • Alexandra Schmidt (Canada)
  • David Stern (United Kingdom)
  • Caroline Uhler (Switzerland)

Continuing Members

The current Officers who will be continuing their service for a further period of two years (2021-2023) and thus serve together with those elected are:

President (2021-2023)

  • Stephen Penneck (UK)

Vice-Presidents (2019-2023)

  • Byeong Park (Rep. of Korea)
  • Gabriella Vukovich (Hungary)

Council Members (2019-2023)

  • Victor Alfredo Bustos (Mexico)
  • Albina Chuwa (Rep. of Tanzania)
  • Andreas Georgiou (Greece/USA)
  • Dominique Haughton (USA)
  • Fionn Murtagh (UK)
  • Aurel Schubert (Austria)
  • Elena Zarova (Russian Federation)


The formal approval of the election results by the ISI General Assembly will occur during the 2021 Virtual WSC from 11–16 July 2021.

We are grateful to all candidates for their enthusiasm and willingness to support the ISI. The newly elected team, under the leadership of the incoming President Stephen Penneck, will start its work after the completion of the Virtual WSC on 16 July 2021.

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