The EITI Board

The EITI Board 2013-2015/16, elected at the EITI Members Meeting 22 May 2013.

During the 6th EITI Global Conference in Sydney May 2013, the current EITI Board was formed consisting of 20 members representing implementing countries, supporting countries, civil society organisations, industry and investment companies.

Each Board member except the Chair is invited to have an alternate, who is welcome to observe Board meetings and deputise for the member. 

A list of the members of the EITI Board 2013-2015/16 can be downloaded here »

Download a presentation on the role and responsibilites of the EITI Board Members

Each constituency or sub-constituency determines how they wish to be represented on the Board. An example of the criteria and process that was used by the civil society constituency for the 2013 nominations is here ».

Agendas and minutes from all EITI Board Meetings are available here »

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Members of the EITI International Board 2013-2015/16

Chair

Clare SHORT
Chair
Chair of the Board
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Ms Short was elected Chair of the EITI Board at the EITI Global Conference in Paris in March 2011.

Implementing Countries

Implementing Countries
Permanent Secretary
EITI Niger, Niger
A trained engineering geologist, Mr Abdul Aziz Askia first joined the public service and was employed by the Ministry of Mines as a Junior Engineer.
Implementing Countries
Alternate
National Coordinator
EITI Togo
Implementing Countries
Chairman of the Executive Committee
EITI Congo Rep.
Florent Michel Okoko has been the Head of Oil, Mines, Energy and Hydraulics since 2008 and is Chairman of the Executive Committee of the EITI in the Republic of Congo.  Mr Okoko was previously a Hydrocarbons Adviser to the  Minister of Economy, Finance and Budget (2003-2009).  Prior to that, he
Implementing Countries
Alternate
National Coordinator
EITI Democratic Republic of Congo
Mack Dumba Jeremy is an associate professor of development economics at the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal. He has also taught at the University of Kinshasa.
Implementing Countries
President Pro Tempore
Liberian Senate
Gbehzohngar Findley is Senior Senator of Grand Bassa County in Liberia. He is also the owner of a produce packaging company in Liberia that exports cocoa and coffee. 
Implementing Countries
Alternate
Minister of Finance
Ghana Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning
Implementing Countries
National Coordinator
EITI Peru
Fernando Castillo Torres serves as the General Director of the Social Management Office attached to the Ministry of Energy and Mining.
Implementing Countries
Alternate
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources, Timor-Leste
Since 2007, Mr. Alfredo Pires has served as the Secretary of State for Natural Resources in Timor-Leste and is responsible for petroleum and mineral resources. Prior to this, he was a natural resource advisor to the President of the Republic of Timor-Leste.
Implementing Countries
Executive Director
State Oil Fund, Azerbaijan
On May 15, 2006 Shahmar Movsumov was appointed Executive Director of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan by the decision of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
Implementing Countries
Alternate
Chairman, Committee of Geology and Suboil Use
Ministry of Industry and New Technologies

Supporting Countries

Supporting Countries
Director General, External Relations, Science and Policy Integration
Natural Resources Canada, Canada
Mark Pearson is the Director General of the External Relations Branch at Natural Resources Canada.Mark brings an integrated approach to policy and science issues facing the natural resource sectors from both a national and international perspective.
Supporting Countries
Alternate
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources
U.S. Department of State
Bob’s chief focus is energy governance and increasing access to energy around the world.  His postings include Afghanistan, Japan, Germany, Albania, Austria, Iraq, South Africa, and Yemen
Supporting Countries
Deputy Director General
Department for UN, Peace and Humanitarian Affairs, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Stormark is educated as Cand.Philol with a major in History from the University of Oslo 1979.
Supporting Countries
Alternate
Ambassador, Natural Resources Governance
Department for Development Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland
Mr. Pekka HUKKA serves currently as the Ambassador for National Resources Governance at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. He holds an MA (History) from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
Supporting Countries
Senior Programme Manager
Economic Cooperation and Development, Switzerland
Olivier Bovet is Senior Programme Manager in the Economic Cooperation and Development Directorate of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO, in charge of sustainable export promotion programmes for developing countries.
Supporting Countries
Alternate
Desk Oficer
BMZ

Civil Society Organizations

Civil Society Organizations
Senior Researcher
Economic Research Center, Azerbaijan
Gubad Ibadoglu  is an economist from Azerbaijan. His research focuses on public finance management and  policy.
Civil Society Organizations
Alternate
Director, PA "Tax Standards Formation"
"Oil revenues - under the control of society", Kazakhstan
Natalya specializes in training and consulting on tax issues, as well as monitoring and research in the state budget.
Civil Society Organizations
Executive Director/National Coordinator
Koyeneum Immalah Foundation/Publish What You Pay, Nigeria
Civil Society Organizations
Alternate
Director
Global Witness, USA
Corinna Gilfillan is Director of the U.S. Office for Global Witness and has worked for over 10 years to strengthen governance of the natural resource sector.  Corinna led Global Witness’ global campaign to combat conflict diamonds and since 2004 has directed Global Witness’ U.S.
Civil Society Organizations
Coordinator
ROTAB/PWYP, Niger
Ali Idrissa is the national coordinator of ROTAB (Réseau des organisations pour la transparence et l’analyse budgétaire/ Network of organisations for transparency and budget analysis).
Civil Society Organizations
Alternate
Coordinator
PWYP
Jean Claude Katende is the National Coordinator of Publish What You Pay in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is a barrister at Lubumbashi and has worked for the promotion of human rights and transparency in the extractive industries for several years.
Civil Society Organizations
Technical Director
Cordaid, The Netherlands
Before joining Cordaid in 2004, Eelco worked from 1996 to 2002 for an international consultancy firm and in 2003 for the Dutch government. He has worked for Cordaid on extractives for development since 2006. 
Civil Society Organizations
Alternate
Executive Director
Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR), Indonesia
Fabby Tumiwa is the Chairman of the Board of Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Indonesia 2012/2014. Since 2009, he works with CSOs in Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, and Timor Leste to work on extractive industries governance in the region, and promote EITI to ASEAN member countries.
Civil Society Organizations
International Director
Publish What You Pay
Marinke van Riet joined the civil society movement Publish What You Pay (PWYP) in August 2011 to take up the post of International Director based in London.
Civil Society Organizations
Alternate
President
Revenue Watch Institute (RWI)
Daniel Kaufmann is President of the Revenue Watch Institute. An economist, he has pioneered innovative approaches to measure and analyse governance and corruption, and has deep practical experience in helping countries formulate and carry out governance reforms.

Companies & Investors

Companies & Investors
Vice President Public Affairs
Total
Jean-François Lassalle is Vice President Public Affairs - France and NGO, at Total.
Companies & Investors
Alternate
Vice President Legal
Statoil
Carine is the Global Chief Compliance Officer for Statoil and responsible for Statoil’s business ethics and compliance program, including the anti-corruption program.
Companies & Investors
Manager, International Relations
Chevron
Policy coordinator with Chevron since 2002, responsible for international risk analysis and coordination of public policy. Based in London.
Companies & Investors
Alternate
Head of Revenue Transparency
ExxonMobil
Companies & Investors
Vice President Safety and Environmental Affairs
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc and McMoRan Exploration Co.
Dr. Miller received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and PhD in Chemistry. His industrial research concetranted on basic and applied research in the field of minerals recovery, Dr. Miller also received a Juris Doctore Degree.
Companies & Investors
Alternate
VP Sustainable Development
BHP Billiton
Ian Wood is Vice President Community Relations and Sustainability at BHP Billiton.
Companies & Investors
Group Executive, Legal, External and Regulatory Affairs
Rio Tinto, UK
Debra Valentine is the Group Executive Legal, External & Regulatory Affairs for the Rio Tinto Group. She is also a member of the company's Executive Committee. Ms Valentine joined Rio Tinto in 2008 after serving as Deputy General Counsel and Secretary at United Technologies Corporation.
Companies & Investors
Alternate
VP Health and Safety, Environment, Security, and Sustainable Development
ArcelorMittal
Companies & Investors
Executive Vice President Tax and Corporate Structure
Royal Dutch Shell
Alan McLean is Executive Vice President Tax and Corporate Structure for Royal Dutch Shell plc, a role which he took up in July 2008.  In this role he is responsible for managing the tax affairs of Shell companies around the world, and for leading the global tax function.  He has worked for the S
Companies & Investors
Alternate
Head of Societal Issues and Relationship
BP
Companies & Investors
Global Co-Head of ESG
Allianz Global Investors
B.A. in Art History from Williams College (Massachusetts, USA) in 1990. Master's degree in Management from ESCP-Europe (Paris-Oxford-Berlin) in 1996.
Companies & Investors
Alternate
Head of ESG-research
SNS Asset Management
Manuel joined SNS AM as Head of ESG-research in January 2008.