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
  • Ashok Hegde
  • David Wookey
  • Franck Niedergang
  • Hope Brooks
  • Jamie Welsh
  • Josep Barderi
  • Marco Antonio Aluisio
  • Paulo Marques
  • 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.

  • Alia Malik, Better Cotton Initiative
  • Andrew Olah, Retail sector
  • 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