Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the BGRI is an international group representating national and organizational stakeholders in the fight against the diseases of rust. The Committee meets annually at the BGRI Technical Workshop and is chaired by Jeanie Borlaug Laube.

Nadeem Amjad

Acting Director
PARC
Pakistan

Jeanie Borlaug Laube

Chair
BGRI
United States

Masum Burak

Director General
General Directorate of Agricultural Research
Turkey

Clayton Campanhola

Director of Plant Production and Protection Division
FAO
Italy

Ronnie Coffman

Vice-Chair
BGRI
United States

Jose Costa

Deputy Administrator, Crop Production and Protection
USDA-ARS
United States

Abd El Moneam El Banna

President
ARC
Egypt

Mahmoud El-Solh

Director General
ICARDA
Lebanon

Eliud Kireger

Director General
KALRO
Kenya

Martin Kropf

Director General
CIMMYT
Mexico

Lene Lange

Professor, Center for BioProcess Engineering
Technical University of Denmark
Denmark

John Manners

Director
CSIRO
Australia

Fentahun Mengistu

Director General
EIAR
Ethiopia

Trilochan Mohapatra

Director General
ICAR
India

Alvaro Roel

President
INIA
Uruguay

Huajun Tang

Vice President
CAAS
China

David Wall

Acting Director Research, Development and Technology
AAFC
Canada

Eskander Zand

Deputy Minister and Head
AREEO
Iran