Organisation

IF is an International NGO according to Belgian law. The General Meeting held every year elects the Executive Board bi-annually. External auditors control and approve the financial statements. For more information download IF statutes

Board of Directors

IF board members

The IF Board meets twice a year. These meetings are held in different countries and are connected whenever possible to the local meetings and study visits. IF current Board Members are:

  • Mrs. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., IF President, Scotland
  • Mrs. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., IF Treasurer, United Kingdom
  • Mr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Zambia
  • Mrs. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., IF Secretary, Ireland
  • Mr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Spain
  • Mrs. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Norway
  • Mrs. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Turkey
  • Dr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., India
  • Mrs. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Argentina

IF Team

Brussels office
  • Mr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., IF Secretary General
  • Ms. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Information Officer
  • Mrs. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Communications Officer
  • Ms. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., PA/ Administrator
  • Ms. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Programme Manager Europe (on sabbatical leave in 2014)
  • Ms. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Programme Manager
  • Ms. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Programme Manager International Solidarity
  • Ms. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Senior Advisor Flour Fortification
Liaison officers
  • Mrs. Femke Bannink, Kampala, Uganda
  • Mrs. Liu Jiarong, Beijing, China
  • Mrs. Marisol Hernandez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
IF Consultative Team
  • Mrs. Vero Van Den Abeele - consultant IF Knowledge Network
  • Prof. Dr. Lieven Annemans - Health Economics
  • Mrs. Sofie Blancquaert - IF legal and ethics consultant, lawyer Chemiphar
  • Dr. Richard Bransford - general surgeon, MD, FACS
  • Mrs. Theresa Cole, Mr. Eric Holdtgrefe, Mrs. Annie Van Thienen - translators
  • Dr. Jan Cordonnier and Mrs. Annick Uytterhaegen - laboratory
  • Mrs. Myleen Christiaens - consultant continence management
  • Dr. Filippo Ciantia - tropical medicine
  • Mr. Zjuul Devens - multimedia, photography and camera work
  • Dr. Philippe Gillis - consultant paediatrics and tropical medicine
  • Frank De Graeve - communications advice
  • Dr. Guy De Groot - Folic Acid working group Belgium
  • Mrs. Helen Healy - consultant life skills and transition
  • Mr. Bo Hjelt - consultant fundraising and general management
  • Ms. Sofie Van Houtte, Mrs. Annie Van Thienen - user representation
  • Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Keirse - user counselling
  • Mr. Ludo Longin - DCS
  • Prof. Dr. Glen Maberly - Flour Fortification Initiative
  • Mrs. Marjan Van Mourik - IF consultant management and fundraising
  • Dr. Joe Mulinare - prevention expert, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Dr. Martina Oneko - IF medical consultant, consultant paediatrics/neuro-paediatrics
  • Mr. Joris Petillion - commercial advice
  • Prof. Dan Poenaru - medical consultant, paediatric neurosurgeon
  • Mr. Andrew Russell - senior advisor flour fortification
  • Mr. Koen Sevenants - senior advisor Development Cooperation Asia
  • Prof. Dr. Regine Steegers-Theunissen - professor in reproductive epidemiology
  • Mr. Dirk Van Den Steen - consultant Health Economics
  • Mr. Paul Van Steenvoort - development cooperation
  • Dr. Carla Verpoorten - medical consultant, neuro-paediatrician
  • Prof. Dr. Patrick De Vlieger - anthropology and disability
  • Dr. Benjamin C. Warf - medical consultant, paediatric neurosurgeon, ABNS, ABPNS

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