Staff list


Name Title
Isabel Ortiz Director
Valérie Schmitt Deputy Director and Flagship Head
Margaret Antosik Department Secretary
Andrés Acuña-Ulate Social Security Actuary
Sandrine Baronetti Secretary
Christina Behrendt Head, Social Policy Unit
James Canonge Social Protection Officer
Jeronim Capaldo Econometrics and Data Specialist
Fabio Durán Valverde Head, Public Finance, Actuarial and Statistics Unit
María José Escriche-Herbert Secretary
Victoria Giroud-Castiella Social Protection Officer
Aidi Hu Specialist Social Security, Asia
Kagisanyo Kelobang Social Protection Analyst
Christina Lloret Jr. Social Security Actuary
Karuna Pal Head, Programming, Partnerships and Knowledge-sharing Unit
Emmanuelle Saint-Pierre Guilbault Specialist Social Security Standards and Legal Issues 
Xenia Scheil-Adlung Senior Health Policy Coordinator
José Tossa Administrative and Finance Assistant
Ippei Tsuruga Jr. Professional Officer
Stefan Urban Jr. Professional Officer
Thibault van Langenhove Social Protection Officer
Clara van Panhuys Social Protection Officer
Hiroshi Yamabana Senior Actuary

Project Staff in Headquarters

Name Title
Loveleen De Social Protection Officer
Bénédicte Desvignes Secretary
Alexandre Landry Social Security Actuary Officer (Modelling)
Valeria Nesterenko Social Protection Officer (Statisticial)
André Picard Head, Actuarial Services Unit
Costas Stavrakis Social Security Actuary and Pension Specialist
Maya Stern-Plaza Legal Officer
Nuno Tavares-Martins Social Protection Officer
Victoria Umuhire Social Protection Policy Officer
Veronika Wodsak Social Security Expert

Social Security Specialists in ILO field offices


Name Title
Pascal Annyck Senior Social Protection Specialist, Cairo
Theopiste Butare Senior Social Protection Specialist, Dakar
Dramane Batchabi Senior Social Protection Specialist, Yaounde
Luis Frota Senior Social Protection Specialist, Pretoria
Luca Pellerano Senior Social Protection Specialist, Lusaka


Name Title
Pablo Casalí Senior Social Protection Specialist, Santiago de Chile
Helmut Schwarzer Senior Social Protection Specialist, Mexico
Sergio Velasco Senior Social Protection Specialist, Lima

Arab States

Name Title
Ursula Kulke Senior Social Protection Specialist, Beirut


Name Title
Nuno Cunha Senior Social Protection Specialist, Bangkok
Markus Ruck Senior Social Protection Specialist, New Delhi


Name Title
Kenichi Hirose Senior Social Protection Specialist, Budapest

International Training Centre of the ILO (Turin, Italy)

Name Title
Luisa Guimarães Manager Social Protection Programme, Turin
Charles Crévier Senior Programme Officer, Social Security Programme, Turin

 Field Project Staff

Name Title
Bayartsetseg Bayarsaikhan Administrative Assistant, Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
Alejandra Beccaria Social Protection Officer, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Joana Borges Social Protection Officer, Praia (Cap Verde)
Luis Casanova Social Protection Officer, Buenos Aires (Argentina
Shebbah Hamusimbi Project Assistant, Lusaka (Zambia)
Jean-Claude Hennicot Actuary, Vientiane (Lao PDR)
Ratnawati Muyanto Social Protection Officer, Surabaya (Indonesia)
Seil Oh Social Protection Officer, Bangkok (Thailand)
Malika Ok National Programme Officer, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
José Francisco Ortiz Vindas Social Protection Officer, San José (Costa Rica)
Ranjit Prakash Social Protection Officer, New Delhi (India
Celine Peyron Bista Social Protection Specialist, Bangkok (Thailand)
Sinta Satriana Social Protection Officer, (Suva)
Artiom Sici Social Protection Officer, ILO Moscow (Russia)
Chet Thaochoo Administrative and Programme Assistant, Bangkok (Thailand)
Rubén Vicente Project Officer, Maputo (Mozambique)
Gregoire Yameogo Social Protection Associate Expert, Jakarta (Indonesia)
Nyamdavaa Yondonjamts National Technical Officer, Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)