OICA is governed by the General Assembly. The Organization’s operation and activities are directed by the Council. The Organization’s Secretariat is directed by the Secretary General, who also supervises the technical activities with the assistance of two engineers.


Patrick Blain (CCFA – France)

First Vice President & Treasurer
Yong-Geun KIM (KAMA – Korea)

Vice Presidents
Mitch Bainwol (Alliance – United States)
Roberto Vavassori (ANFIA – Italy)
Dong Yang (CAAM – China)
Seiichi Nagatsuka (JAMA – Japan)
Nico Vermeulen (NAAMSA – South Africa)
Ercan Tezer (OSD – Turkey)
Vikram Kirloskar (SIAM – India)
Matthias Wissmann (VDA – Germany)


Secretary General and Technical Director
Yves van der Straaten

Deputy Technical Directors
Olivier Fontaine
Daniela Leveratto