IDEAS Elections: Nomination results

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15th March 2022

The IDEAS Election committee is pleased to announce the results of the nominations for the vacant Board positions. We have received one valid nomination from Peter E. Wichmand for the open position of IDEAS Treasurer and one valid nomination from Sonal Zaveri for the open positions of the representative from South Asia, East Asia, Oceania and the Pacific. According to Art. 3.8 of the Election bylaws, both outstanding nominees were elected unopposed as new members of the IDEAS Board from 1st April 2022.

We congratulate Peter and Sonal and wish them all the best in their future work for IDEAS!

We have not received any nomination for the IDEAS Board representative from North America. According to Article 3.9 of the Election bylaws, the position of the regional representative will stay empty until the next regular elections, or in the interim period, the Board can appoint a temporary successor as defined in Article 7 of the Constitution.All supporting information about the successful nominees is available in the membership area on the IDEAS website ( and via the following link:

We would like to use this opportunity to highly appreciate the valuable work of the IDEAS Board members who completed their second terms and who are leaving their positions:

Jerome Gandin, IDEAS Treasurer

Hur Hassnain, IDEAS Board representative from South Asia, East Asia, Oceania and the Pacific

Marie-Hélène Adrien, IDEAS Board representative from North America

Their contribution to the development of IDEAS was really amazing and we look forward to our continuing cooperation!


With best regards,

Daniel Svoboda

Coordinator and Head of Administration of IDEAS

Doha Abdelhamid, Ana Borges and Frederic Martin

IDEAS Election Committee

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