Organization structure

As the decision-making body, the board of directors includes the chairman of the board of directors and the secretariat. The secretariat is in charge of various departments of the Institute of International Exchange.


The secretariat is a coordination and monitoring agency. Its main functions include planning, organizing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating organization plans and activities. The tasks of the secretariat also include the development of ideas, innovations and suggestions for cooperation under the Institute of International Exchange, as well as the development of plans and mechanisms for the sources and funding of our self-reliance and self-sustaining operations. The secretariat is located in Bucharest, Romania.

The secretariat has six departments, namely the SDGs Department, International Exchange Department, Research Department, Operation Management Department, Marketing and PR Department, Business Development Department.

Affiliated Organization

Advisory Committee

The advisory committee is composed of experts from various fields in the region, and put forward constructive opinions for the research, project, planning and development of Institute of International Exchange.

Catalin Berescu


Vice President-at the Order of Architects of Romania-Bucharest Branch

Member of The Romanian Society of Cultural Anthropology

Teresa Allissa Citro


Chief Executive Officer at Learning Disabilities Worldwide

Founder and President Thread of Hope, Inc

Guangming Xie


Professor and PhD supervisor of Peking University

Winner of China National Natural Science Second Prize

Nikolaos Fokianos


Nuclear Security Researcher & Member of World Institute for Nuclear Security

Vice President of the Copperstone University

Taisir Subhi Yamin


Co-Founder at The International Centre for Innovation in Education

President of World Council for Gifted and Talented Children

Emmanuel Desfourneaux


Director General of Institute of Afro-European Cultures in Paris

Consultant in the areas of communication and political strategy

Kwame Anane Frempong


Founder/Team Lead of Pan African Centre for Climate (PACC) Policy

Organizational Development & Coordination Specialist of Cuso International

Vladimir Mladjenović


Founder & CEO of Tomorrow People Organization

Professor of High Technical School

William Harald-Wong


Chairman of The Design Alliance Asia

Co-founder of Graphic Design Association of Malaysia

Willis Turner


President & CEO of Sales and Marketing Executives International

President of Old Clayburn Marketing & Management Services, Inc.

Elias Messinas


Senior Lecturer of Holon Institute of Technology, Israel

Founding Chairman of NGO ECOWEEK