IAS Executive Board

The role of the IAS Executive Board is to act on behalf of the IAS Governing Council and provide effective oversight and review of the IAS’s operations, risks and finances. The Executive Board consists of eight individuals, including the three officers (the President, President-Elect and Treasurer), three elected individuals with specific competences relevant for the IAS as defined in the IAS Rules and Procedures, and two non-voting members (the Immediate Past President and the Executive Director).


Adeeba Kamarulzaman
Faculty of Medicine
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur


Sharon Lewin
Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
University of Melbourne
786-798 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne, Victoria
Australia 3010


Jennifer Kates
Kaiser Family Foundation
1330 G St NW
Washington, DC 20005

Immediate Past President

Anton Pozniak
St Stephen’s Centre
Chelsea & Westminster NHS Trust
369 Fulham Road
London SW19 9TH
United Kingdom

IAS Executive Director

Birgit Poniatowski
International AIDS Society
23 avenue de France
1202 Geneva

Linda-Gail Bekker
Desmond Tutu HIV Centre
Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine
UCT Faculty of Health Sciences
Anzio Rd
Observatory, 7700
South Africa

Kenneth Ngure
School of Public Health
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
P.O. Box 62
000-00200 Nairobi

Ricardo Manuel Rubio Y Alvarez
DNDi LatAm
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil