Directors and Executive Secretaries since 1948

1 Willy Begert 1951-1952
2 Hans Peter Mueller 1952-1960
3 Charles Johnson (Interim) 1960-1961
4 Arthur Gillette and Glyn Roberts August 1961-August 1963 and June 1961- Sept 1963
5 Jean-Michel Bazinet 1962 – February 1967
6 Michael Lakin February 1967 – mid 1969
7 François Pouliot mid 1969 – mid 1971
8 Anna Pindorova Acting director 1971
9 Mark Schomer February 1972-October 1975
10 Karin Erlenbach July 1976-February 1978
11 Brigitte Battonier February 1978-January 1979
12 Francis Atta Donkor January 1979-December 1981
13 John Read February 1982 – March 1983
14 Sabine Decker-Horz July 1983 – October 1985
15 Cristian Barbé November 1985 – November 1988
16 Alexei Krouglov November 1988 – January 1992
17 Nigel Watt January 1992 – June 1998
18 Patrick Duong June 1998 – December 1999
19 Simona Costanzo-Sow April 2000 – December 2008
20 Roel Forceville Interim director Aug 2002 – Jan 2003
21 Helmut Warmenhoven Interim director March 2004 – Nov 2004
22 Francesco Volpini January 2009 – January 2013
23 Bogdan Imre Interim director January 2013 – August 2013
24 Victoria Lovelock June 2013 –