Strategic Advisory Board

Ms. Audrey Azoulay

DG

Director-General

Mr Xing Qu  

DDG

Deputy Director-General

Ms Stefania Giannini 

ADG/ED

Assistant Director-General for Education

Ms Shamila Nair-Bedouelle

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 Moez Chakchouk

ADG/CI 

Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information 

Mr Firmin Edouard Matoko

ADG/PAX

Assistant Director-General for Priority Africa and External Relations

Mr Nicholas Jeffreys

ADG/ADM

Assistant Director-General for Administration and Management

Mr Nicolas Kassianides

DIR/CAB

Chief of Staff, Office of the Director General

Ms Sanye Gülser Corat

DIR/ODG/GE

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

Mr Jean-Yves Le Saux

DIR/BSP

Director of the Bureau of Strategic Planning

Mr Santiago Villalpando 

DIR/LA

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

Ms Susanne Frueh 

DIR/IOS

Director of the Internal Oversight Service