Executive Team

Dr. Ismahane Elouafi

Dr. Ismahane Elouafi

Director General

Dr. Ismahane Elouafi joined ICBA as Director General in 2012. Prior to that, she had held management positions with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

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Dr. Shoaib Ismail

Dr. Shoaib Ismail

Director of Research and Innovation

Dr. Shoaib Ismail is Director of Research and Innovation at ICBA. He has been with ICBA since 2000 when he joined as Halophyte Agronomist. He was promoted to Senior Scientist – Halophyte Agronomy later and in 2015 assumed the leadership of the Research and Innovation Division.

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Seta Tutundjian

Seta Tutundjian

Director of Partnerships and Knowledge Management

Ms. Seta Tutundjian joined ICBA as Director of Partnerships and Knowledge Management in 2014 where she leads three sections: Resource Mobilization; Communications and Knowledge Management; and Capacity Building.

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Mr. Laksiri Abeysekera

Mr. Laksiri Abeysekera

Director of Corporate Services

Mr. Laksiri Abeysekera joined ICBA as Director of Corporate Services in June 2016. He is responsible for financial planning and management, corporate treasury, accounting and reporting, budgeting and monitoring functions, and internal control systems for the Center's operations.

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