World Board

07 March 2016 14:11


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 (Peo) SJÖÖ, GS - Swedish Union of Forestry, Wood and Graphical Workers, (Sweden)President

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

Phyo Sandar SOE, BWFM - Building and Wood Workers Federation of Myanmar, (Myanmar)Deputy-President

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

Saúl MENDEZ RODRIGUEZ, SUNTRACS - National Construction Industry Workers´ Union, (Panama)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 and North Africa

Abdelmonem Ibrahim Mohamed ELGAMAL, GTUBWW - General Trade Union for Building and Wood Industries Workers, (Egypt)Regional Vice-President

Asia/Pacific

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

Europe

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

Latin America & Caribbean

Denilson PESTANA, FETRACONSPAR - Federation of Workers in Construction and Wood Furnitures Industries of the State of Paraná, (Brazil)Regional Vice-President

North America

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

World Board Member

Nicole SIMONS, IG BAU - Trade Union for Building, Forestry, Agriculture and the Environment, (Germany)Member

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

Vacant2nd Substitute

James A. WILLIAMS Jr, IUPAT - International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, (United States)Member

Robert WALLS, IAMAW - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers , (United States)1st Substitute

Vacant2nd Substitute

Rama Chandra KHUNTIA, INBCFWWF - Indian National Building, Construction, Forest and Wood Workers’ Federation, (India)Member

Smritee LAMA TAMANG, CUPPEC - Central Union of Painters, Plumbers, Electro and Construction Workers, (Nepal)1st Substitute

Muhammad Aslam ADIL, PFBWW - Pakistan Federation of Building and Wood Workers , (Pakistan)2nd Substitute

Siau Fang (Engrit) LIAW, STIEU - Sabah Timber Industry Employees Union, (Malaysia)Member

Louisa JONES, FIRST UNION , (New Zealand)1st Substitute

Phyo Sandar SOE, BWFM - Building and Wood Workers Federation of Myanmar, (Myanmar)2nd Substitute

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

Andrea MERLI, FENEAL-UIL - National Federation of Building, Wood and Allied Workers, (Italy)1st Substitute

Vacant2nd Substitute

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

Oloka MESILAMU, UBCCECAWU - Uganda Building Construction, Civil Engineering, Cement & Allied Workers’ Union, (Uganda)1st Substitute

Stephen Igho OKORO, NUCECFWW - National Union of Civil Engineering Construction, Furniture & Wood Workers, (Nigeria)2nd Substitute

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

Brahim HILAMI, CG FGTB - La Centrale Générale FGTB, (Belgium)1st Substitute

Vacant2nd Substitute

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

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

Vacant2nd Substitute

Domagoj FERDEBAR, SGH - Trade Union of Construction Industry of Croatia, (Croatia)Member

Lejla CATIC, SSSPDP BiH - Independant Trade Union of Forestry, Wood Processing and Paper in Bosnia and Herzegovina , (Bosnia-Herzegovina)1st Substitute

Vacant2nd Substitute

Pedro Luis HOJAS CANCHO, UGT FICA, (Spain)Member

Daniel BARRAGÁN BURGUI, CCOO of Construction and Services, (Spain)1st Substitute

Sergio ESTELA GALLEGO, UGT FICA, (Spain)2nd Substitute

International Women's Committee

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

Fozert MUGABE, ZCATWU - Zimbabwe Construction and Allied Trades Workers’ Union, (Zimbabwe)1st Vice-Chair

Phyo Sandar SOE, BWFM - Building and Wood Workers Federation of Myanmar, (Myanmar)2nd Vice-Chair

International Youth Committee

Laurence AKAYEZU, STECOMA - Trade Union of Workers Company in Construction and Carpentry, (Rwanda)Chair IYC

Elieser CORDOBA , SUNTRACS - National Construction Industry Workers´ Union, (Panama)1st Vice-Chair

Ryan KEKERIS, IUPAT - International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, (United States)2nd Vice-Chair

Regional Representive (Non-voting right)

, Crecentia MOFOKENG, BWI - Building & Wood Workers' International Africa & MENA, (South Africa)Regional Representative

Apolinar (Dong) TOLENTINO, BWI - Building and Wood Workers' International Asia & Pacific, (Malaysia)Regional Representative

Coen van der VEER , BWI - Building and Wood Workers' International - Europe , (Switzerland)Regional Representative

Nilton FREITAS, BWI - Building and Wood Workers' International - Latin America & Caribbean, (Panama)Regional Representative