The Executive Committee consists of a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 12 members, elected by the Governing Members, representing at least 3 continents, to serve a 2 year term. It has all the powers necessary to achieve the objectives and purposes of the Organisation, including the appointing of Chairpersons and Vice-Chairpersons, the consideration of membership applications and the setting of membership fees, the oversight of the Secretariat and the establishing of agenda for the Annual General Meeting and Conferences. The Committee prepares the biannual Programme of Work, the Annual Budget and the Annual Report of the Organisation, and is the main liaison body with other international organisations.
Acting President: Dr. Olga Fuentes, Chile
Vice President: Dr. Olga Fuentes, Chile
Treasurer: Mr. Prakash Seewoosunkur, Mauritius
Members: Austria; Botswana; Brazil; China; Egypt; India; Italy; Romania; South Africa; Turkey; Uganda
Ex officio members: Chile as IOPS Acting President and Vice-President; Ireland as Chair of the Technical Committee; Mauritius as IOPS Treasurer and Australia as Vice-Chair of the Technical Committee