IOPS Organisational Structure
The IOPS operates by Committees: an Executive Committee and a Technical Committee assisted by a Secretariat. Participation in the Technical Committee meetings is open to all IOPS Members.
The Executive Committee consists of a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 15 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.
President: Mr. Ambrogio Rinaldi, Central Director, Pension Funds Supervision Commission (COVIP), Italy
Vice President: Mr. Ali Khawar, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, United States Department of Labour (DOL), USA
Treasurer: Mr. Prakash Seewoosunkur, Chief Operating Officer, Financial Services Commission (FSC), Mauritius
Members: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Croatia, Egypt, Germany, Hong Kong (China), India, Kenya, Mexico, Namibia, Romania, Slovak Republic, South Africa and Uganda
Ex officio members: the IOPS President; the two IOPS Vice-Presidents; the Chair of the Technical Committee; the Vice-Chair of the Technical Committee and the IOPS Treasurer
Participation in the Technical Committee meetings is open to all IOPS Members.
The Technical Committee participates in and conducts the development of principles, standards and good practices on pension supervisory issues and on regulatory issues related to pension supervision. It also:
- oversees the extensive body of research that the IOPS Members and the Secretariat undertake.
- develops the Programme of Work which is then submitted to the Executive Committee.
- serves as a forum to discuss, develop and analyse matters related to pension supervision that are of interest to the membership.
Chair: Mr. Brendan Kennedy, Chief Executive and Pensions Regulator, The Pensions Authority of Ireland, Ireland
Vice Chair: Dr. Bo Jiang,Director General of Insurance Intermediaries Supervision Department, China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC), China
Members: Participation in the Technical Committee meetings is open to all IOPS Members.
The IOPS Secretariat is hosted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), according to the IOPS/OECD partnership agreement.
Secretary General: Ms. Flore-Anne Messy, OECD Senior Counsellor, G20/G7/APEC DD Finance, Sustainable Finance/Financial Inclusion Lead
Members of the Secretariat: Dr. Dariusz Stanko (Head of the IOPS Secretariat), Ms. Nina Paklina, Mr. Seungjoon Oh and Ms. Juliette Joachim.
The IOPS Secretariat is hosted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD):
2 rue André-Pascal
75775 Paris Cedex 16
Tel: +(33-1) 45 24 84 78
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