Board (up to the next nomination at the XX ICTMM)

Santiago Mas-Coma

Santiago Mas-Coma (Spain)

President (2016)
Vice-President / President Elect (2012-2016)
Treasurer (2008-2012)

Professor Mas-Coma (MD, PhD, is the Chairman of the Parasitology Department and Director
of the International Master’s Course on Tropical Parasitic Diseases (University of Valencia), Spain; Past-President of the European Federation of Parasitologist and of the Spanish Society of Parasitology; and Expert Member of the World Health Organization in Human Parasitology.

Malcolm Jones

Malcolm Jones

Vice-President / President Elect (2016)
Chair of the XIX ICTMM (2012-2016)
Professor Malcolm Jones (BSc, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Veterinary Sciences at The University of Queensland (Australia) and a member of the Australian Society for Parasitology. His research interest is in the biology and control of helminth parasites of humans.

ClÁudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro (Brazil)

Cláudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro (Brazil)

Past-President (2016)
President (2012-2016)
Vice-President / President Elect (2008-2012)
Secretary General (2005-2008) / Treasurer

Professor Daniel-Ribeiro (MD, DSc, is the Head of the Centre for Malaria Research and Training at the Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz); Full Reseacher and Professor at the Fiocruz, the Brazilian National Reseach Council (CNPq) and the Faperj; Academician of the National Academies of Medicine of Brazil and France.


Sylvie Manguin (France)

Secretary General (2016)
Professor Manguin (PhD,, is a Full Researcher at the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD). She teaches at the University of Montpellier and the Kasetsart University in Bangkok. She is a specialist in medical entomology and vector-borne diseases, especially in malaria and Anopheles mosquitoes from Americas, Asia and Africa, and is a member of the editorial board of the Malaria Journal and Acta Tropica.

Jong-Yil Chai

Jong-Yil Chai (Korea)

Treasurer (2016)
Secretary General (2014-2016)
Treasurer (2012-2016)
Professor Chai (MD, PhD, conducts research and teaches at the Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea. He organized and presided the XVII ICTMM in 2008 and acts as a specialist on foodborne diseases and malaria.


Jitra Waikagul (Thailand)

Chair of the XX ICTMM (2016)
Professor Jitra Waikagul (PhD, is Senior Consultant, Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University (Bangkok, Thailand) and President of the Parasitology and Tropical Medicine Association of Thailand.