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 2018-19

  • Prof Nam Cho

    President Korea (South) Bio
  • Prof Andrew Boulton

    President-Elect United Kingdom Bio
  • Ms Sharon Fraser

    Vice-President Strategic Governance Belize Bio
  • Prof Stephen Colagiuri

    Vice-President Australia Bio
  • Prof Angus Forbes

    Vice-President United Kingdom Bio
  • Mr Serge Langlois

    Vice-President Canada Bio
  • Mr Fredrik Löndahl

    Vice-President Sweden Bio
  • Ms Zobida Ragbirsingh

    Vice-President Trinidad and Tobago Bio
  • Prof Eugene Sobngwi

    Vice-President Cameroon Bio
  • Dr Naby Balde

    Regional Chair Africa Guinea Bio
  • Prof Sehnaz Karadeniz

    Regional Chair Europe Turkey Bio
  • Prof Abdul Basit

    Regional Chair Middle-East and North Africa Pakistan Bio
  • Ms Glynis Alonzo-Beaton

    Regional Chair North America and Caribbean Guyana Bio
  • Dr Balduino Tscheidel

    Regional Chair South and Central America Brazil Bio
  • Dr Ali Siyan

    Regional Chair South-East Asia Maldives Bio
  • Prof Linong Ji

    Regional Chair Western Pacific China Bio
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