World Board

The World Board is responsible for the administration of the organisation and for the implementation of BWI policies. The members are appointed by the World Council.

World Board

Presidium

Per-Olof SJÖÖ, GS - Union for the Forestry, Wood and Graphical Industries, (Sweden) President

Pierre CUPPENS, ACV-BIE - ACV Building, Industry and Energy Union, (Belgium) Deputy President

Piet Thamsanqa MATOSA, NUM - National Union of Mineworkers, (South Africa) Deputy President

Dietmar SCHÄFERS, IG BAU - Trade Union for Building, Forestry, Agriculture and the Environment, (Germany) Deputy President

Albert Emilio (Ambet) YUSON, BWI - Building & Wood Workers' International, (Switzerland) General Secretary

Africa & Middle East

Abdel Monem EL GAMAL, GTUBWW - General Trade Union for Building and Wood Industries Workers, (Egypt) Regional Vice-President

Amechi ASUGWUNI, NUCECFWW - National Union of Civil Engineering Construction, Furniture & Wood Workers, (Nigeria) Regional Vice-Chair

Oloka MESILAMU, UBCCECAWU - Uganda Building Construction, Civil Engineering, Cement & Allied Workers’ Union, (Uganda) Regional Vice-Chair

Asia/Pacific

David (Dave) NOONAN, CFMEU - Contruction, Forestry, Mining & Energy Union of Autralia (Construction and General Division), (Australia) Regional Vice-President

Vacant Regional Vice-Chair

Vacant Regional Vice-Chair

Europe

Johan LINDHOLM, BYGGNADS - Swedish Building Workers' Trade Union, (Sweden) Regional Vice-President

Vacant Regional Vice-Chair

Vacant Regional Vice-Chair

North America

Michael ROSE, IAMAW - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers , (United States) Regional Vice-President

Vacant Regional Vice-Chair

Vacant Regional Vice-Chair

Latin America & Caribbean

Saúl MENDEZ, SUNTRACS - Union of Construction Workers, (Panama) Regional Vice-President

Adalberto GALVAÕ, SINTEPAV-BA - Trade Union of Workers in Construction Industries of the State of Bahia, (Brazil) Regional Vice-Chair

Victor Hugo RODRIGUEZ Regional Vice-Chair

World Board Member

Nicole SIMONS Member

Fritz HEIL, IG BAU - Trade Union for Building, Forestry, Agriculture and the Environment, (Germany) 1st Substitute

Moritz GREIL 2nd Substitute

Zamaney MENSO, FNV - Dutch Trade Union Federation, (Netherlands) Member

Ellen HOEIJENBOS, FNV - Dutch Trade Union Federation, (Netherlands) 1st Substitute

Janna MUD, FNV - Dutch Trade Union Federation, (Netherlands) 2nd Substitute

Gail CARTMAIL, UNITE - Unite the Union Construction division , (United Kingdom) Member

Vacant 1st Substitute

Vacant 2nd Substitute

Ramazan AGAR, YOL-IS - Turkish Union of Road, Construction and Building Workers, (Turkey) Member

Vasyl ANDREYEV, Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers' Union in Ukraine, (Ukraine) 1st Substitute

Vacant 2nd Substitute

Josef MUCHITSCH, GBH - Building and Wood Workers' Trade Union, (Austria) Member

Nico LUTZ, Unia, (Switzerland) 1st Substitute

Vacant 2nd Substitute

Kim Kyung SHIN, KFCITU - Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions, (South Korea) Member

Vacant 1st Substitute

Vacant 2nd Substitute

Marta PUJADAS, UOCRA - Construction Workers of the Republic of Argentina, (Argentina) Member

Nilson DUARTE COSTA 1st Substitute

Richenel ILARIO, SEBI - Sindikato di Empleadonan den Bibienda, (Curaçao) 2nd Substitute

Justina JONAS, MANWU - Metal & Allied Namibian Workers’ Union, (Namibia) Member

Amechi ASUGWUNI, NUCECFWW - National Union of Civil Engineering Construction, Furniture & Wood Workers, (Nigeria) 1st Substitute

Oloka MESILAMU, UBCCECAWU - Uganda Building Construction, Civil Engineering, Cement & Allied Workers’ Union, (Uganda) 2nd Substitute

Scott DOHERTY, UNIFOR , (Canada) Member

Michael MARTIN 1st Substitute

Bob MATTERS, USW - United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, (Canada) 2nd Substitute

Christian ROY, FO BTP - Building, Public Works, Wood, Paper, Ceramics, Quarries and Construction Materials, (France) Member

Serge PLECHOT, FNSCBA CGT - National Federation of Construction Wood and Furniture Employees CGT, (France) 1st Substitute

Pauline BIDAUD, FNCB (CFDT) - National Federation of Salaried Workers in Construction and Wood Industries, (France) 2nd Substitute

International Women Committee

Rita SCHIAVI, Unia, (Switzerland) Chair IWC

Dora CERVANTES, IAMAW - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers , (United States) 1st Vice-Chair

Marta PUJADAS, UOCRA - Construction Workers of the Republic of Argentina, (Argentina) 2nd Vice-Chair

International Youth Committee

Vasyl ANDREYEV, Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers' Union in Ukraine, (Ukraine) Chair IYC

Vacant 1st Vice-Chair

Vacant 2nd Vice-Chair