Our staff

The ISC’s headquarters is based in Paris and ensures the day-to-day planning and operations under the guidance of the elected Governing Board. The ISC has Regional Focal Points that are staffed locally.

Our staff


Mathieu Denis

Senior Director, Centre for Science Futures

Alison Meston

Director, Communications

Sarah Moore

Director, Operations



Science Director

Katsia Paulavets

Senior Science Officer

Megha Sud

Science Officer

The Centre for Science Futures

Working to improve our understanding of current and upcoming issues relating to science futures, science systems, and policy for science

Freedom and Responsibility in Science

Working at the intersections between science and human rights to uphold and protect the freedoms that scientists should enjoy, and the responsibilities they carry while engaging in scientific practice

Dureen Samandar Eweis

Science Officer

Dong Liu


Vivi Stavrou

Vivi Stavrou

CFRS Executive Secretary / Senior Science Officer

Gustav Kessel

Gustav Kessel

Special Advisor to the Committee on Freedom and Responsibility in Science

Global Science Policy Unit

Mobilizing scientific and policy expertise in the UN and intergovernmental processes 

Anne-Sophie Stevance

Senior Science Officer

Anda Popovici

Science Officer

James Waddell

Science & Communications Officer

Anthony “Bud” Rock

Senior Advisor

Morgan Seag

Liaison to the UN system

Communications and Membership Outreach

Zhenya Tsoy

Senior Communications Officer / Digital Lead

Anne Thieme

Membership Liaison Officer

James Waddell

Science & Communications Officer

Gabriela Ivan

Membership Development Officer

Léa Nacache

Communications Officer


Natacha de Marchi

Senior Financial Officer

Mayette Geronimo

Financial Officer

Alexandra Guennec

Senior Officer Human Resources

Yun-Kang Ahn

IT Officer

Eric Leparmentier

General Services

Miia Ylöstalo-Joubert

Senior Administrative Officer and PA to the CEO

Jane Guillier

Jane Guillier

Administrative Officer

Olivia Tighe

Administrative Officer

Sarajuddin Barekzai

Administrative Officer

Special appointments

Nick Ishmael-Perkins

Senior Consultant

Susanne Moser

Senior Advisor to the Transformations to Sustainability Programme

Tracey Elliott

Senior Consultant, Fellows

Nick Scott

Senior Digital Consultant

Peter Bridgewater

Special Adviser

Moumita Koley

Consultant Campaign Manager for the Future of Scientific Publishing project

Regional presence

Enrique Forero

Enrique Forero

Chair, Latin American and Caribbean

Carolina Santacruz

Carolina Santacruz-Perez

Science Officer, Latin American and Caribbean

Petra Lundgren

Director, Asia-Pacific

Aleta Johnston

Communications Manager, Asia-Pacific


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