Director General

Director General

The Director General is the chief executive officer and legal representative of the Center with full powers to administer the Center according to instructions given by the Council.

The Director General is elected by the Assembly for a term of four years and may be re-elected for another term. DG's deputies are elected by the Council for a term of three years.


Currently, the senior most officer of the ICPE is Executive Manager, David Tavželj.




Former ICPE Directors-General

Mr Jurij Rifelj (January 2023 - June 2023)*


Mr Andrej Logar (2019 - 2021)*


Mr Anand N. Asthana, PhD (2015 - 2019)


Mr Janez Podobnik, MD (2012 - 2015)*


Mr Štefan Bogdan Šalej (2009 - 2012)


Mr Peter Volasko (2008 - 2009)*


Mr Priyadarshi Thakur (2006 - 2008)


Mr Benjamin Lukman, PhD (2002 - 2006)


Mr C.K. Modi (1996 - 2002)


Mr V.K. Dar** (1987-1996)


Mr Žiga Vodušek, PhD** (1975-1987)



*Acting Director General
** Executive Director



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