IDF Governance Structure

The structure of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) includes:

  • Board of Directors
  • General Assembly
  • Membership

IDF Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is IDF's elected management body. Its primary purpose is to serve the General Assembly to ensure the proper functioning of IDF. The Board of Directors develops IDF strategic plans and analyses all matters relating to the policy of IDF in collaboration with the Executive Office.

The Board of Directors is comprised of:

  • President
  • President-Elect
  • Vice-President Finance
  • Vice-President Strategic Governance
  • Six Vice-Presidents without portfolio
  • Regional Chairs

Call for nominations for the IDF Board of Directors 2023-25

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  • Prof Andrew Boulton

    President United Kingdom Bio
  • Prof Akhtar Hussain

    President-Elect Norway Bio
  • Prof Stephen Colagiuri

    Vice-President Australia Bio
  • Mr Francois Seynaeve

    Vice-President Finance Belgium Bio
  • Mr Fredrik Löndahl

    Vice-President Strategic Governance Sweden Bio
  • Prof Naby Balde

    Vice-President Guinea Bio
  • Dr Mark Barone

    Vice-President Brazil Bio
  • Mr João Valente Nabais

    Vice-President Portugal Bio
  • Mr Kyle Jacques Rose

    Vice-President France Bio
  • Dr Iryna Vlasenko

    Vice-President Ukraine Bio
  • Dr John Mangwiro

    Regional Chair, Africa Zimbabwe Bio
  • Dr Niti Pall

    Regional Chair, Europe United Kingdom Bio
  • Prof Jamal Belkhadir

    Regional Chair, Middle-East and North Africa Morocco Bio
  • Dr Timotheus Dorh

    Regional Chair, North America and Caribbean Saint Lucia Bio
  • Dr Douglas Villarroel

    Regional Chair, South and Central America Bolivia Bio
  • Dr Shashank Joshi

    Regional Chair, South-East Asia India Bio
  • Prof Moon-Kyu Lee

    Regional Chair, Western Pacific Korea (South) Bio
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