New Board of Directors (Non Executive) appointment and expansion of the Ambassadors and Executive Directors Team


Brussels, Sunday, 1 March 2020


The International Cultural and Creative Industries Regulatory Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of distinguished members of the global nascent cultural and creative community.

The Board provides leadership for carrying out the Authority’s mission to promote global cultural and creative industries’ legal and regulatory cohesion. With the use of contemporary and acceptable legal and regulatory tools and methodologies, with the use of academic findings, argumentations and paradigms, with cultural diplomacy, and dialogue with the cultural actors and organisations, ICCIRA conducts internationally research in related and relevant cultural and creative industries’ concerns and matters, in order to offer solutions which lead to a better civilisation.

Board of Directors    
Name Surname Position Country
Panayiotis Neufelt Chairman Greece
Richard Ferdinand Vice-Chairman France
Javier Hernandez Acosta General Secretary Puerto Rico
Silvana Navaro Hoyos Treasurer Colombia
Alushca Ritchie Member Austria-South Africa
Jean Pierre Moudjalou Member Gabon
Siti Suriawati Isa Member Malaysia
Marco Valente Member Mozambique-Portugal
Analeigh Sanderson Member United States of America
Husniddin Ato Member Uzbekistan

We are also pleased to announce the addition of seventy one (71) new Ambassadors with enhanced responsibilities as Executive Directors members.

Executive Directors and Ambassadors 
Name Surname Country
Bousba FaycalAlgeria
Sudaba ShiraliyevaAzerbaijan
Asmalouskaya Larysy NikolaevnaBelarus
Aya KasasaBelgium
Arcade AssogbaBenin
Jean Francis GwadeCameroon
Marius BillyCongo
Marisa SatsiaCyprus
Ranya M. HusseinEgypt
Eija SalmiFinland
Rosanna SegretoFrance
Fransis EmaneGabon
Zoi GatsapostoliGreece
Prosper GuilavoguiGuinea
Dr. Bharat GuptIndia
Sachin Kumar TiwaryIndia
Ehsan NematollahiIran (Islamic Republic of)
Baraa Al MismarLebanon
Catherine TaboneMalta
Karsten XuerebMalta
Prof. Mohammed Ramzan Ali Miya Ramzan BabuNepal
Adeel Mahmood ButtPakistan
Amadou SowSenegal
Tswagare NamaneSouth Africa
Kris RampersadTrinidad and Tobago
Olga SagaidakUkraine
Lina MolfetasUnited Kingdom
Josh NyapimbiZimbabwe
Country Executive Directors and Ambassadors  
Name Surname Country
Katsiaryna Ramanchyk Belarus
Bonaparte Arnaud Mombo Nzengui Congo
Eva Leemet Estonia
Frederic Degouzon France
Andreas Smyrlis Liakatas Greece
Ioannis Pantazidis Greece
Maria Ioannou Greece
Bangoura Alseny Guinea
Kolié Cécile Guinea
Yalakol Samuel Sagno Guinea
Mouhamed Ndiaye Senegal
Junisa Precious Gbeteh Sallu Kallon Sierra Leone
Niveen Shaheen State of Palestine
David Oldroyd-Bolt United Kingdom
Sector-Discipline Executive Directors and Ambassadors  
Name Surname Country
Fiatefe Kuevor Ghana
Aris Sinavelis Greece
Evalngelie Tsecoura Greece
Ioanna Tsoumpri Greece
Theodora Malliarou Greece
Mohamed Fatoumata Camara Guinea
Driss Junior Diallo Senegal
Ibrahima Diedhiou Senegal
George Rodosthenous United Kingdom
Management and Ambassadors  
Name Surname Country
Olga Gratsaniti Greece
Smaragda Touloupa Greece
Liana Katsanikou Greece-Belgium
Andrew Kwado Walker Liberia
Dicipline Management and Ambassadors  
Name Surname Country
Sanon David Burkina Faso
Patrick Bangoura Guinea
Creatives and Ambassadors  
Name Surname Country
Françoise Raffi La Francesa Bigotuda Chile
Souleymane Doumbia Cote D’Ivoire
Evangelia Thalassini Greece
Maria Ntouskou Greece
Aimé Gbananou Guinea
Stephen Achugwo Nigeria
Lateef Salaam Nigeria
Ekué Kulekpato Togo
Administration and Ambassadors  
Name Surname Country
Aliou Balde Senegal
Fatoumata Banel Kasse Guinea
Denise Makoura Guilavogui Guinea
Diaka Traoré Guinea
Ramata Oumar Ba Senegal

We are delighted to mention that ICCIRA is looking forward to welcome eighty (80) more international members who applied and successfully have been nominated to cover vacancies in the organisation worldwide.

ICCIRA expects to welcome and embrace in the following six (6) months seven hundred and sixty five (765) established Cultural and Creative Industries Cultural Actors Ambassadors from all over the world.

The expansion of the organisation is another indication of the commitment ICCIRA has, to rapidly develop the Authority over the coming years.

The Management

International Cultural and Creative Industries Regulatory Authority








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