IPA is governed according to its constitution by a Council of Delegates (one from each member country present at the triennial congress). The Council elects the Standing Committee, the President and the Executive Committee, which function in the interval between congresses.

IPA Officers and Executives

     President: Zulfiqar Bhutta, Canada, Pakistan

     Executive Director: William J. Keenan, USA 

     President-elect: Errol Alden, USA

     Treasurer: Jay E. Berkelhamer, USA

     Coordinator of Development: Naveen Thacker, India


IPA Executive Committee (also members of Standing Committee)


Zulfiqar Bhutta, Pakistan

William J. Keenan, USA

Errol Alden, USA

Andreas Konstantopoulos, Greece

Jay E. Berkelhamer, USA

Naveen Thacker, India

Mariana Lopez, Panama

IPA Standing Committee 

Dorothy Esangbedo, Nigeria ( UNAPSA)

Amha Mekasha, Ethiopia ( UNAPSA)

Shinichi Hirose, Japan ( APPA)

Pramod Jog, India ( APPA)

Aman Bhakti Pulungan, Indonesia(APPA)

Enver Hasanoglu, Turkey (UNPSTR)

Kathy Khatami, Iran (UNPSTR)

Leyla Namazova-Baranova, Russia (UNEPSA)

Fugen Cullu Cokugras, Turkey (UNEPSA)

Jose Brea Del Castillo, Dominican Republic (ALAPE)

Oswaldo Revelo Castro,El Salvador (ALAPE)

Basim Al-Zoubi,Jordan (UAPS)

Mohamed Douagi, Tunisia (UAPS)

Douglas McMillan, Canada (Canadian Paediatric Society)

Linda Arnold, (American Academy of Pediatrics)

Shanti Raman, Australia (ESSOP)

Robert W. Armstrong, Kenya (IPALA)

Jie Ding, China (IPNA)

Usa Thisyakorn, Thailand (ISTP)

Jean-Michel Guys, France (WOFAPS)



Zulfiqar Bhutta


 William Keenan