Our Board

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Board of Directors

Overall management of the ICA is exercised through the Managing Director by the Board of Directors. The Directors are elected annually.



  • Ashok Hegde
  • Chris Williams
  • David Wookey
  • Caroline Brader-Smith
  • Hope Brooks
  • Jamie Welsh
  • Josep Barderi
  • Josh Taylor
  • Marco Antonio Aluisio
  • Paulo Marques

The Associate Directors are especially appointed to represent the interests and concerns of international members of the ICA and the principal overseas cotton producing and consuming regions.

  • Alia Malik, Better Cotton Initiative
  • Baofu Yang, China
  • Eimear McDonagh, Australia
  • Fabiana Furlan, Brazil
  • Ismail Nohutlu, Turkey
  • Jagan Gopinath, India
  • Krista Rickman, America
  • Shafiqul I. Sarker, Bangladesh
  • Yahya Saleem, Pakistan