IBBY Executive Board for 2020-2022

by | Oct 9, 2020 | IBBY NEWS

Laptop with portraits of the IBBY Executive Committee Members

The following Executive Committee was elected at the IBBY General Assembly held online on Saturday, 12 September 2020:

IBBY President:

Mingzhou Zhang from Beijing, China


President of the 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury: 

Junko Yokota from Evanston, IL, USA


Members of the IBBY Executive Committee:

Denis Beznosov from Moscow, Russia

Doris Breitmoser from Munich, Germany

Sophie Hallam from London, UK

Basarat Midhat Kazim from Lahore, Pakistan

Ahmad Redza Ahmad Khairuddin from Selangor, Malaysia

Shereen Kreidieh from Beirut, Lebanon

Constanza Mekis from Santiago, Chile

Akoss Ofori-Mensah from Accra, Ghana

Elena Pasoli from Bologna, Italy

Sylvia Vardell from Dallas, TX, USA


Ex officio members of the IBBY Executive Committee:

Liz Page (Switzerland) – IBBY Executive Director

Ellis Vance (USA) – Treasurer

Patricia Aldana (Canada) – Chair of IBBY Trust

Janelle Mathis (USA) and Petros Panaou (USA) – Editors of Bookbird.


Fröhlicher Treuhand (Switzerland) was re-elected as auditor.


For more information about IBBY’s Executive Committee and the current IBBY programme and projects, please visit the IBBY website at: http://www.ibby.org