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From 1 January 2023, the IPA President is Karine Pansa (Girassol Brasil Edições, Brazil) and Vice President is Gvantsa Jobava (Intelekti Publishing, Georgia). The General Assembly elects the Vice-President for a two-year term, to support the President in her/his work. At the end of her/his term s/he automatically becomes the President for a two-year term.
Appointed by the Executive Committee, the Secretary General directs the secretariat and is responsible for the administration of the IPA. Reporting to the President and/or the Executive Committee, the Secretary General acts as the IPA's spokesperson at meetings and in dealings with external organisations. S/He leads the activities necessary for securing support for and implementing the IPA's policies and achieving its strategic objectives.