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Governance and organizational structure

Governing Bodies

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and Executive Committee


H.E. Mr. Janis KARKLINS, Ambassador (Latvia)


H.E. Mr. Didier CHAMBOVEY, Ambassador (Switzerland)

H.E. Mr. Yury AMBRAZEVICH, Ambassador (Belarus)


Sectoral Committees

Committee on Environmental Policy  


Ms. Elisabete QUINTAS DA SILVA (Cohesion and Development Agency, Portugal)


Ms. Marina PHILIPYUK (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Belarus)

Ms. Marie-Charlotte DELVAUX (Public Service of Wallonia, Belgium)

Mr. Lukáš POKORNÝ (Ministry of Environment, Czech Republic)

Mr. Nicolas FAIRISE (Ministry of Environment, Energy and Sea, France)

Ms. Nino TKHILAVA (Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection, Georgia)

Ms. Aliya L. SHALABEKOVA (Ministry of Energy, Kazakhstan)

Ms. Maria NAGORNII (Ministry of Environment, Republic of Moldova)

Mr. Vladimir IVLEV (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Russian Federation)

Ms. Gordana PETKOVIC (Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, Serbia)

Ms. Martine ROHN-BROSSARD (Swiss Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland)

Mr. Alexander MAYER (the United States Mission to the United Nations and other International Organisation in Geneva, United States of America)


Inland Transport Committee


Mr. Kristof SCHOCKAERT (Belgium)

Vice- Chairpersons: 

Ms. Marie-Pierre MEGANCK (France)

Mr. Jerzy KLENIEWSKI (Poland)

Ms. Maria Magdalena GRIGORE (Romania)

Mr. Sergey ANDREEV (Russian Federation)


Mr. Ravil ISGANDAROV (Azerbaijan)

Mr. Sergei DUBINA (Belarus)

Ms. Ingeborg Annette DETTBARN (Germany)

Mr. Antonio ERARIO (Italy)

Mr. Hans Gerard SCHOLTEN (Netherlands)

Ms. Carmen GIRON (Spain)

Mr. Jean-Claude SCHNEUWLY (Switzerland)

Mr. Atageldi HALJANOV (Turkmenistan)

Mr. Roman SYMONENKO (Ukraine)


Conference of European Statisticians  


Ms. Marjo BRUUN (Statistics Finland)


Mr. Stepan MNATSAKANYAN (National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia)

Mr. Anil ARORA (Statistics Canada)

Mr. Konrad PESENDORFER (Statistics Austria)

Mr. Julio SANTAELLA (National Institute of Statistics and Geography, Mexico)

Mr. John PULLINGER (United Kingdom Statistics Authority)

Ms. Liz MACPHERSON (Statistics New Zealand)

Observers to the CES Bureau:


Mr. Louis Marc DUCHARME (IMF Statistics Department)

Mr. Vladimir SOKOLIN (Interstate Statistical Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States)

Ms. Martine DURAND (OECD Statistics Directorate)

Mr. Stefan Schweinfest (United Nations Statistics Division)

Ms. Haishan FU (World Bank)


Committee on Sustainable Energy 


Mr. Jürgen KEINHORST (Director, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany)


Mr. Nazir RAMAZANOV (Adviser to the Chairman, The State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources, Republic of Azerbaijan)

Mr. Admir SOFTIC (Assistant Minister for Energy Sector, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Mr. Ron ADAM (Special Envoy for Energy and OECD Coordinator, Israel)

Mr. Sergio GARRIBBA (Advisor on Energy Policy to the Minister of Economic Development, Italy)

Mr. Ramazan ZHAMPIISOV (Executive Director, KazEnergy Association, Kazakhstan)

Mr. Hubert SCHWARZ (Director, Raw Materials Policy and Analysis, Ministry of the Environment, Poland)

Mr. Talyat ALIEV (Deputy Director, Department for International Cooperation, Ministry of Energy, Russian Federation)

Mr. Jean-Christophe FÜEG (Head, International Energy Affairs, Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Switzerland)

Ms. Nataliya BOYKO (Deputy Minister, Energy and Coal Industry for European Integration, Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry, Ukraine)

Mr. Jarad DANIELS (Director, Planning and Environmental Analysis, Office of Fossil Energy, United States Department of Energy, United States)


(Nominated for election at the 27th session)

Ms. Jelena SIMOVIC (Assistant Minister for the Sector for European Integration International Cooperation and Project Management, Ministry of Mining and Energy, Republic of Serbia)

Bureau Members ex officio (Chairpersons of the Subsidiary Bodies):

Experts Group on Resource Classification

Mr. David MACDONALD (Vice-President, Segment Reserves, BP Exploration Operating Co. Ltd)

Group of Experts on Cleaner Electricity Production from Fossil Fuels

Mr. Barry WORTHINGTON (Executive Director, The United States Energy Association)

Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane

Mr. Raymond C. PILCHER (President, Raven Ridge Resources, Inc.)

Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency

Mr. Aleksandar DUKOVSKI (Director, Energy Agency, Republic of Macedonia)

Group of Experts on Gas

Mr. Francisco DE LA FLOR GARCIA (Director de Regulación, ENAGAS S.A., Spain)

Group of Experts on Renewable Energy

Mr. Nazir RAMAZANOV (Adviser to the Chairman, The State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources, Azerbaijan)


Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards


H.E. Mr. Tudor ULIANOVSCHI, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration (Republic of Moldova)


Mr. Dimitri FOMCHENKO (Belarus)

Mr. Daniiar MUKASHEV (Kyrgyzstan)


Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry


Ms. Marta GAWORSKA (Poland)


Mr. Christoph DUERR (Switzerland)


Ms. Maria SOKOLENKO (Russian Federation)


Committee on Housing and Land Management


Ms. Elena SZOLGAYOVÁ (Slovakia)


Ms. Daniela GRABMÜLLEROVA (Czech Republic)


Mr. Elshad KHANALIBAYLI (Azerbaijan)

Ms. Alena RAKAVA (Belarus)

Ms. Borka BOBOVEC (Croatia)

Ms. Lise NIELSEN (Denmark)

Ms. Nino GVENTSADZE (Georgia)

Mr. Stefano SCALERA (Italy)

Ms. Vilma VAICIUNIENE (Lithuania)

Mr. Andrey CHIBIS (Russian Federation)

Ms. Aša ROGELJ (Slovenia)

Ms. Nuria RAGA SASTRE (Spain)


Ms. Emma VINCENT (United Kingdom)

Mr. Frederik ZETTERQUIST (Sweden) as an ex officio (WPLA)


Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnerships (CICPPP)    


Mr. Sharon KEDMI (Israel)


Mr. Piotr BALTRUKOVICH (Belarus)

Mr. Arthur L. SMITH (United States of America)

Ms. Maria YARMALCHUK (Russian Federation)

Mr. Salvatore ZECCHINI (Italy)

(As of 7 September 2016)