The Executive Committee is responsible for the management of IEA activities and programs in accordance with the objectives of the IEA, and for carrying out the wishes of the Council.

The Executive Committee consists of the Officers, Chairs of Standing Committees and ex-officio members including the Immediate Past President and the Chair of the next Triennial Congress.

See current and previous messages from the EC here. (Click links at the bottom of each post to see previous messages.)

Prof. Dr. José Orlando Gomes, Ph.D., CPE, President

Brazilian Ergonomics Association/ Industrial Engineering Department & Graduate Program in Informatics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Maggie Graf, Ph.D., Vice-President & Secretary General

Swiss Ergonomics Society

Prof. Dr. Thomas Alexander, Vice-President & Treasurer

Gesellschaft für Arbeitswissenschaft Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin

Dr. Kathleen L. Mosier, Immediate Past President, and Chair, Awards Standing Committee

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society/ San Francisco State University/ Teamscape, LLC Email:

Jonathan Davy (Communications and Public Relations Standing Committee Chair)

Jonathan Davy Rhodes University Makhanda, South Africa

Elina Parviainen, Chair, Development and Promotion Standing Committee

Nordic Countries Ergonomics Society Human Process Consultation Ltd. Finnish Ergonomics Society

Dr. Anindya K. Ganguli, Chair, International Development Standing Committee

Indian Society of Ergonomics Asian Council on Ergonomics and Design Bureau of Indian Standards

Takeshi Ebara, Ph.D., CPE, Chair, Professional Standards and Education Standing Committee

Japan Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences  

Nancy Black, PhD, P.Eng., Chair, Science, Technology & Practice Standing Committee

Association of Canadian Ergonomists/ Association Canadienne d’Ergonomie Université de Moncton

Takashi Kawai, ICT Director

Japan Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Department of Intermedia Art and Science Waseda University Email:

Myung Hwan Yun, Ph.D., Chair, IEA2024 Congress Organizing Committee

Ergonomics Society of Korea       Seoul National University

Andrew Thatcher (Chair, Future of Work Task Force)

University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa

Prof. Andrew Todd, Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Strategic Development and Implementation

Ergonomics Society of South Africa Rhodes University