Our Board

Board of Directors

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


  • Andrew Kelley
  • Carl Peltzer
  • Franck Niedergang
  • Jamie Welsh
  • Jerry Marshall
  • Kim Hanna
  • Leon Picon
  • Paulo Marquez
  • Peter Wakefield
  • Pierre Chehab

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.

  • Alan McClay – The Better Cotton Initiative
  • Alexandre Lins – Laferlins Ltd
  • Andrew Olah – Olah Inc.
  • David Wookey – DGLW Consultancy Ltd
  • Eimear McDonagh – Agri Direct Australia Pty Ltd
  • Mohit Shah – Gill & Co Private Limited
  • Mohomed Bashir – Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Ltd
  • Raymond Faus – Omnicotton, Inc
  • Shafiqul Islam Sarker – Karim Spinning Mills Limited
  • Yang Baofu – China National Cotton Exchange