Employers' group of the ILO Governing Body


The Governing Body is the executive body of the International Labour Organization (the Office is the secretariat of the Organization). It meets three times a year, in March, June and November. It takes decisions on ILO policy, decides the agenda of the International Labour Conference, adopts the draft Programme and Budget of the Organization for submission to the Conference, and elects the Director-General.

It is composed of 56 titular members (28 Governments, 14 Employers and 14 Workers) and 66 deputy members (28 Governments, 19 Employers and 19 Workers). The Employer and Worker members are elected in their individual capacity. The president of the Employers' Group is Mr Mthunzi Mdwaba (South Africa).

Employers

Regular members
Mr S. Barklamb (Australia) Mr R. Dubey (India)
Sr. A. Echavarría (Colombia) Ms R. Hornung-Draus (Germany)
Sr. J.M. Lacasa Aso (España) Mr H. Matsui (Japan)
Mr K. Mattar (United Arab Emirates) Mr M. Mdwaba (South Africa)
M. M. Megateli (Algérie) Mr H. Munthe (Norway)
Mr E. Potter (United States) Mme A. Vauchez (France)1
Sr. F. Yllanes (México) M. A. Yuma (Rép. Dém. du Congo)
Deputy members
Mr A. Abu El Ragheb (Jordan) Mr F. Ahmed (Bangladesh)
M. H. Diop (Sénégal) M. K. Ghariani (Tunisie)
Mr V. Gill (Saint Lucia) Sra. M.V. Giulietti (Argentina)
Ms L. Horvatic (Croatia) Mr C. Kyriazis (Greece)
Ms. H. Liu (China) Sr. J. Mailhos (Uruguay)
M. B. Matthey (Suisse) Ms M. Moskvina (Russian Federation)
Ms J. Mugo (Kenya) M. K. N’Dri (Côte d’Ivoire)
Mr O. Oshinowo (Nigeria) Sr. G. Ricci (Guatemala)
Mr T. Schoenmaeckers (Netherlands) Mr A. Tan (Philippines)
Mr P. Woolford (Canada)  
Substitutes*
M. S. Abdallahi (Mauritanie) M. S. Ali Abaas (Tchad)
Ms Sh. H. Alkhalifa (Bahrain) Mr S. Allam (Egypt)
Mr N. Al-Meer (Qatar) Mme J. Andriamamonjiarison (Madagascar)
Mr M. Antoniou (Cyprus) Sr. G. Arthur (Chili)
Mr M. Aziz (Pakistan) Sr. P. Carrasco (Bolivia)
Mr W. Chen (Jamaica) Mr H. Chibanda (Zambia)
Ms S.K. Choi (Korea, Rep. of ) M. K. De Meester (Belgique)
M. O. Diallo (Côte d’Ivoire) Mme V. Djidjoho (Bénin)
Mr A. Frimpong (Ghana) Sr. A. Furlan (Brasil)
M. F. Gemayel (Liban) Mr J. Kolarz-Lakenbacher (Austria)
Sr. J.A. Ledezma (Panamá) Ms M. Mcelwee (Irland)
Mr P. O’Reilly (New Zealand) Mr M. Otaredian (Iran, Rep. Isl. of)
Sr. J. Roig (Venezuela) Ms S. Romchatthong (Thailand)
Ms L. Sephomolo (Lesotho) Mr J. Smole (Slovenia)
Ms B. Staszkow (Poland) Sr. M. Teran (Ecuador)
Sr. A. Urtecho (Honduras) Ms S. Vlasceanu (Romania)
Mr W.M. Weerasinghe (Sri Lanka) Mr U. Yildiz (Turkey)

(1): Appointed by the  Employers’ Group, with effect from 16 October 2017, to fill the seat following the resignation of Mr Teurkia (France).
(*): Substitute members appointed by the Employers’ group in accordance with Article 1.6.4 of the Standing Orders of the Governing Body.