President & Vice-president

From 1 January 2021, the IPA President is Bodour Al Qasimi (Kalimat Group, United Arab Emirates) and Vice President is Karine Pansa (Girassol Brasil Edições, Brazil). 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.

AL QASIMI, Bodour
President of IPA from 1 January 2021. Founder and CEO of Kalimat Group; founder of the Emirates Publishers Association.
AL QASIMI, Bodour
President
Pansa, Karine
Vice President of the IPA from 1 January 2021
Editorial Director of Girassol Edições.
PANSA, Karine
Vice President

Secretary General

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.

BORGHINO, José
Since August 2015, the IPA Secretary General has been José Borghino.
BORGHINO, José
Secretary General

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