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:

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

IDF Board of Directors 2016-17

  • Dr Shaukat Sadikot

    President India Bio
  • Prof Nam Cho

    President-Elect Korea (South) Bio
  • Prof Angus Forbes

    Vice-President United Kingdom Bio
  • Dr Luiz Gardete-Correia

    Vice-President Portugal Bio
  • Prof Akhtar Hussain

    Vice-President Norway Bio
  • Mr Serge Langlois

    Vice-President Canada Bio
  • Ms Zobida Ragbirsingh

    Vice-President Trinidad and Tobago Bio
  • Dr Ahmed Reja

    Regional Chair Africa Ethiopia Bio
  • Dr Sehnaz Karadeniz

    Regional Chair Europe Turkey Bio
  • Dr Nizar Al Bache

    Regional Chair Middle East & North Africa Syria Bio
  • Ms Sharon Fraser

    Regional Chair North America & Caribbean Belize Bio
  • Dr Ammar Ibrahim

    Regional Chair South America & Caribbean Dominican Republic Bio
  • Dr Anil Bhoraskar

    Regional Chair South East Asia India Bio
  • Prof Wayne H H Sheu

    Regional Chair Western Pacific Taiwan Bio
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