Office Holders 2013/14

International Coffee Council

: Mr Jawaid Akhtar (India)
Vice-Chairperson:  Mr Conradin Rasi (Switzerland)

Private Sector Consultative Board (PSCB)

Chairperson: Mr Ricardo Villanueva (Anacafé)
Vice-Chairperson: Mr Ric Rhinehart (SCAA)

Exporting Members (alternates in italics)
Colombian Milds:  Federación Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia, Sociedad Exportadora de Café de las Cooperativas de Caficultores (EXPOCAFE), African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA)
Other Milds:  Asociación Nacional del Café (Anacafé), Coffee Exporters Association of India
Brazilian and other Natural Arabicas: Associação Brasileira da Indústria de Café (ABIC), Associação Brasileira da Indústria de Café Solúvel - ABICS, Conselho dos Exportadores de Café do Brasil (CeCafé)
Confederação da Agricultura e Pecuária do Brasil (CNA), Conselho Nacional do Café (CNC)
Robustas: Conseil du Café/Cacao (3C);Indonesian Coffee Exporters Association (GAEKI), Uganda Coffee Federation (UCF)

Consumer representatives
All Japan Coffee Association (AJCA), Coffee Association of Canada, European Coffee Federation (ECF), Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC), National Coffee Association of USA (NCA), Russian Association of Tea and Coffee Manufacturers (Rusteacoffee), Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE)

Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance

Chairperson: Mr Juan Esteban Orduz (Colombia)
Vice-Chairperson: Mr Manfred Brandt (European Union)

Core Group for the Consultative Forum
Exporting Members: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire
Importing Members: European Union, Switzerland and the USA
Ex-officio Member: Executive Director
Assisted by: Chairperson of the PSCB and four advisors: Marc Sadler (Team Leader, Agricultural Finance and Risk Management Unit, Agriculture and Rural Development Department, World Bank); Noemi Perez (Executive Director, Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade); Silas Brasileiro (Executive Chairman, Conselho Nacional do Café, Brazil) and Nicolas Tamari (CEO, Sucafina SA) 

Projects Committee

Mrs. Ina Grohmann (EU-Germany)
Vice-Chairperson: Mr Oke Nurwan (Indonesia)
Exporting Members: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Uganda and Vietnam
Importing Members: European Union, Switzerland and the USA

Promotion and Market Development Committee

Chairperson: Mr Andrea Illy (EU-Italy)
Vice-Chairperson: Mr Belisario Dominguez Méndez (Mexico)
Exporting Members: Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Mexico and Tanzania
Importing Members:  European Union, Switzerland and the USA


Finance and Administration Committee

Chairperson: Mr Aly Touré (Côte d’Ivoire)
Vice-Chairperson: Mr Brendan Lynch (USA)
Exporting Members:  Brazil, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, India, Mexico and Vietnam
Importing Members: European Union, Switzerland, USA


Statistics Committee

Chairperson: Mr Brendan Lynch (USA)
Vice-Chairperson:   Mr José Cassule Mahinga (Angola)
Exporting Members: Angola, Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Honduras, India, Indonesia and Nicaragua
Importing Members: European Union, Switzerland and the USA


Virtual Screening Subcommittee


Chairperson: Executive Director
Exporting Members: Brazil, Côte d'Ivoire, Guatemala, Indonesia
Importing Members: European Union and the USA