Senior Management Team (SMT)

Ms. Audrey Azoulay

DG

Director-General

Mr Xing Qu  

DDG

Deputy Director-General

Mr Edouard Matoko

ADG/AFR

Assistant Director-General for Africa

Ms Stefania Giannini 

ADG/ED

Assistant Director-General for Education

Mr Moez Chakchouk

ADG/CI 

Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information 

Ms Flavia Schlegel

ADG/SC

Assistant Director-General for the Natural Sciences

Mr Vladimir Ryabinin

ADG/IOC

Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

Ms Nada Al-Nashif

ADG/SHS

Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences

Mr Ernesto Renato Ottone Ramirez

ADG/CLT 

Assistant Director-General for Culture

Mr Nicolas Kassianides

ADG/ERI a.i.

Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information a.i.

Ms Sanye Gülser Corat

DIR/ODG/GE

Director of the Division for Gender Equality in the Office of the Director-General

Ms Nutan Wozencroft

DIR/BFM

Chief Financial Officer in the Bureau of Financial Management

Mr Jean-Yves Le Saux

DIR/BSP

Director of the Bureau of Strategic Planning

Mr Hong Kwon  

DIR/HRM

Director of the Bureau of Human Resources Management

Ms Susanne Frueh 

DIR/IOS

Director of the Internal Oversight Service

Ms Anna Segall 

DIR/LA

Legal Adviser and Director of the Office of International Standards and Legal Affairs

Ms Karima Bekri-Lisner

DIR/GBS

Director of the Governing Bodies Secretariat and Secretary of the Executive Board and of the General Conference

Mr Nicolas Kassianides

DIR/CAB

Chief of Staff, Office of the Director General

Mr Vincent Defourny

DIR/ERI/DPI

Director of the Division of Public Information, Sector for External Relations and Public Information

Ms Khadija Zammouri Ribes

DIR/MSS

Director of the Bureau for Management of Support Services

Ms Ingrid Regien

CIO

Chief Information Officer

Mr Axel Plathe

DIR/ODG/FSC

Director of the Division of Field Support and Coordination (FSC) in the Office of the Director-General