INCB Membership

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) consists of 13 members who are elected by the Economic and Social Council and who serve in their personal capacity, not as government representatives. Three members with medical, pharmacological or pharmaceutical experience are elected from a list of persons nominated by the World Health Organization (WHO) and 10 members are elected from a list of persons nominated by Governments.

The term of office of each member of the Board shall end on the eve of the first meeting of the Board which his successor shall be entitled to attend (Article 10 paragraph 2 of the 1961 Single Convention).

The members, with mandates expiring in the year indicated below, are:

H. H. Sevil ATASOY  

Turkey

2022

Cornelis P. DE JONCHEERE

Netherlands

2022

Wei HAO

China

2020

David T. JOHNSON

United States

2022**

Galina A. KORCHAGINA

Russian Federation

2022

Bernard LEROY

France

2020

Raúl MARTÍN DEL CAMPO SÁNCHEZ

Mexico

2022

Richard P. MATTICK

Australia

2022**

Luis A. OTÁROLA PEÑARANDA

Peru

2022

Jagjit PAVADIA

India

2020

Viroj SUMYAI

Thailand

2020*

Francisco E. THOUMI

Colombia

2020*

Jallal TOUFIQ

Morocco

2020

 

Elected by ECOSOC from among nominees submitted by WHO.

* re-elected for a five-year term (2015-2020)
** re-elected for a five-year term (2017-2022)

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