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The Executive Committee is primarily responsible for devising and implementing strategic decisions into long- and short-term plans of action and budget commitments. The officers supervise the implementation of approved plans by respective committees and programs.

During the course of their duties the Executive Committee members work closely with the professional staff  to manage Society activities throughout the year.

The officers of the Executive Committee are: President, President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary General. The other members of the Executive Committee include the Immediate Past-President, Chair of the Publications Committee, two Councillors in their third term and may include two other presidential appointees. The ISN Executive Director serves as ex officio member.

Executive Committee Members 2017-2019


David Harris
Sydney Medical School, Westmead University of Sydney, 
Westmead Hospital

 Vivekanand Jha Picture

Vivekanand Jha 
The George Institute for Global Health

Adeera portraitSept2015

Past President
Adeera Levin
St. Paul's Hospital


1._Feehally Programs Chair
John Feehally
Leicester General Hospital
United Kingdom

Stuart Shankland
University of Washington
United States
Masaomi Nangaku Photo

Representative of the Council
Masaomi Nangaku
University of Tokyo School of Medicine

Pecoits Filho Picture

Representative of the Council
Roberto Pecoits-Filho
Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Parana

Dr Gloria Ashuntantang Picture

Presidential appointee
Gloria Ashuntantang
Yaounde General Hospital,University of Yaounde

Valerie Luyckx photo

Presidential Appointee
Valerie Luyckx 
Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Zurich


Ex officio Member

Charu Malik

Executive Director 
Charu Malik
International Society of Nephrology


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