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Adhering Members 
(Primary Contacts)

Active Members
Status as of June 2019

Argentina 
Dr. Martin R. Gozalvez, President
IUGS National Committee for Argentina
Asociación Geológica Argentina
Maipú 645, 1er Piso
C1006ACG Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires
1005 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Email: secretaria@geologica.org.ar 
Email: mgozal@mineria.gov.ar 

Australia 
Meaghan Dzundza, National Committees Coordinator 
Australian Academy of Science 
Ian Potter House
9 Gordon St
GPO Box 783
Canberra Act 2601, Australia
Email: Meaghan.Dzundza@science.org.au

Sue O’Reilly, Chair 
National Committee for Earth Sciences 
CCFS, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Macquarie University, Level 3, Becton Dickinson Bldg
4 Research Park Drive
North Ryde NSW 2109, Australia
Email: sue.oreilly@mq.edu.au
Email: Meaghan.Dzundza@science.org.au
Email: icsu@science.org.au

Austria
Dr. Peter Seifert, Director
Geological Survey of Austria
Geologisches Bundesanstalt
Neulinggasse 38
AT-1030 Wien, Austria
Email: peter.seifert@geologie.ac.at
Email: info@science.az 

Prof. Werner Piller, ANCG Chair 
Austrian National Committee for Geosciences 
Department of Geology and Paleontology
Graz University
Heinrichstraße 26
AT-8010 Graz, Austria
Email: werner.piller@uni-graz
Email: peter.seifert@geologie.ac.at

Botswana  
Tiyapo Hudson Ngwisanyi, Director 
Geological Survey of the Republic of Botswana 
Private Bag 0014
Khama 1 Avenue 
Lobatse, Botswana
Email: tngwisanyi@gov.bw
Email: MAPEORBM@mopipi.ub.bw
Email:  botsgs@gov.bw

Brazil  
Dr. Maria Glicia de Nóbrega Coutinho
Head of International Relations
Mineral Resources Research Company - CPRM
Companhia de Pesquisa de Recursos Minerais
Serviço Geológico do Brasil
Av. Pasteur 404, 3rd Floor, Praia Vermelha
Rio de Janeiro, RJ. 22.292-140, Brazil
Email: maria.glicia@cprm.gov.br

Bulgaria 
Professor Ivan Zagorchev 
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1, 15 November Street
1040 Sofia, Bulgaria
Email: i_zagorchev@geology.bas.bg   
Email: iszagorchev@yahoo.com 
Email: geolinst@geology.bas.bg

Canada  
Nicole Arbour 
Senior Advisor
National Research Council of Canada
Government and International Relations
1200 Montreal Road
3800 Finnerty RdBuilding M-58
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0R6, Canada
Email: nicole.arbour@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Dr. Daniel Lebel
Director General
Canadian National Committee for IUGS
Geological Survey of Canada
601 Booth Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A0E8 Canada
Email: daniel.lebel@canada.ca

Chile 
Alvaro Fernando Puig Godoy, President 
Sociedad Geologica de Chile 
Valentín Letelier 20, oficina 401
Santiago, Chile
Email: info@sociedadgeologica.cl

China, Peoples Republic of 
Prof. Zhu Lixin VP, CAGS
Geological Society of China
c/o Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences
26 Baiwanzhuang Road
Xicheng District 
100037 Beijing, China
Email: dic@cags.ac.cn
Email: lixinz@cags.ac.cn 

Colombia  
Dr. Jorge Gómez Tapias
Coordinator of the Geological Map of Colombia Project
Servicio Geológico Colombiano
Diagonal 53 No. 34-53,Oficina 210
Bogotá D. C., Colombia
Email: mapageo@sgc.gov.co
Email: jogomez@sgc.gov.co

Costa Rica  
Gerardo J. Soto 
Colegio de Geólogos de Costa Rica 
Geólogo y vulcanólogo [Consultoría - Investigación - Docencia]
Apdo 123-2050 San Pedro de Montes de Oca
San José, Costa Rica
Email: katomirodriguez@yahoo.com
Email: secretaria@geologos.or.cr

Croatia   
Prof. dr.sc. Davor Pavelic
Croatian Geological Society  
Hrvatsko Geolosko Drustvo 
Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering
Pijerottijeva 6
HR 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
Email: dpavelic@rgn.hr 
Email: lilit.cota@ina.hr 
Email: bluzar@geol.pmf.hr

Dr. Borna Luzar-Oberiter, Assistant professor 
Croatian IUGS national commttee 
University of Zagreb
Faculty of Science
Horvatovac 102a
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Email: bluzar@geol.pmf.hr  

Cuba 
Luis Gomez Narbona
Director General
Instituto de Geología y Paleontología 
Servicio Geológico de Cuba
Vía Blanca No. 1002
entre Río Luyanó y Prolongación de Calzada de Guines
Código Postal: 11000
La Habana, Cuba
Email: lgomez@igp.minem.cu 
Email: tamara@igp.minem.cu
Email: glenda@idict.cu

Cyprus  
Dr. Costas Constantinou, Director
Geological Survey Department, Cyprus 
Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment
Geological Survey Department 
Lefkonos str. 1, Strovolos, CY-1415 Lefkosia
Nicosia, Cyprus
Email: director@gsd.moa.gov.cy 
Email: idimitriadis@gsd.moa.gov.cy 

Czech Republic 
Dr. Stanislav Oplustil, Chair
Czech National Geological Committee  
Institute of Geology and Paleontology
Charles University in Prague 
Faculty of Science
Albertov 6
128 43 Praha 2, Czech Republic
Email: stanislav.oplustil@natur.cuni.cz
Email: lucie.kondrova@geology.cz

Denmark 
Mr. Kurt Kjaer, Secretary General  
Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
H. C. Andersens Boulevard 35
DK-1553 Copenhagen V, Denmark
Email: kdvs@royalacademy.dk

Estonia
Külliki Steinberg 
Estonian Academy of Sciences (EstAcSc) 
Estonian Academy of Sciences
KOHTU TN 6
TALLINN 10130, Estonia
Email: kylliki.steinberg@akadeemia.ee

Prof. Kalle Kirsimäe, Chair 
Estonian National Committee for Geology 
Department of Geology
University of Tartu
Ravila street 14a
50411, Tartu, Estonia
Email: kalle.kirsimae@ut.ee

Finland 
Riikka Kietäväinen, Secretary
Finnish National Committee for Geology
Geological Survey of Finland
P.O. Box 96
FI-02151 Espoo, Finland
Email: riikka.kietavainen@gtk.fi

France  
François Baudin, VP International Affairs
Société Géologique de France 
77, rue Claude Bernard
Geology House 
75005 Paris, France
Email:  international@geosoc.fr
Email:  accueil@geosoc.fr

Germany  
Brigit Kuhns 
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft 
Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR)
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources
European Cooperation
Stilleweg 2
D-30655 Hannover, Germany
Email: birgit.kuhns@bgr.de

Prof. Alan B. Woodland
Bundesanstalt fuer Geowissenschaftern und Rohstoffe 
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Institut für Geowissenschaften, Facheinheit Mineralogie 
Altenhöferallee 1
DE-60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Email: woodland@em.uni-frankfurt.de
Email: ralph.watzel@bgr.de

Greece  
Dr Dimitrios Tsagkas, General Director 
Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration 
1 Spyrou Louis Street,
Olympic Village
Acharnae
GR-13677, Greece
Email: laskaridis@igme.gr  
Email: fotiadis@igme.gr
 Email: nikolaou@igme.gr

Guyana
Commissioner 
Guyana Geology and Mines Commission 
P.O.Box 1028
Upper Brickdam
Georgetown, Guyana
Email: commissioner@ggmc.gov.gy 

Hungary  
Secretariat
Magyar Tudomanyos Akademia
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Earth Science Section
Nador utca 7 Pf.100.
1245 Budapest, Hungary
Email: sipos@geochem.hu

Peter Sipos, Secretary 
Hungarian National Committee for IUGS 
Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research
Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences
Hungarian Academy of Sciences - MTA
Budaorsi ut 45c
H-1112 Budapest, Hungary
Email: sipos@geochem.hu
Email: hass@caesar.elte.hu

India  
Dr. Alok Moitra 
Executive Secretary
Indian National Science Academy
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
Dehli-110 002, India
Email: icsu@insa.nic.in
Email: dhirajmohanbanerjee@gmail.com
Email: dedsc@insa.nic.in

A.K.Singhvi, Chair 
Indian National Committee for IUGS-INQUA 
Geological Division
Physical Research Laboratory
Navrangpura
Ahmedabad 380 009, India
Email: sighvi@prl.res.in
Email: 2aksprl11@gmail.com

Ireland  
Professor Alun Jones, Chair
Royal Irish Academy Geosciences and
Geographical Sciences Committee 
Royal Irish Academy 
UCD School of Earth Science
Science Centre West, Belfield
IE-Dublin 4, Ireland
Email: alun.jones@ucd.ie
Email: m.coffey@ria.ie
Email: Koen.Verbruggen@gsi.ie

Mr. Koen Verbruggen, Chair 
National Committee for Ireland for IUGS and IGCP 
Geological Survey of Ireland
Beggars Bush, Haddington Road
IE-Dublin 4, D04 K7X4, Ireland
Email: Koen.Verbruggen@gsi.ie 
Email: mary.carter@gsi.ie 

Israel    
Bob Lapidot
Director of the International Division
Israel Academy of Sciences & Humanities  
Albert Einstein Square
PO Box 4040 
Jerusalem 91040, Israel
Email: boblap@academy.ac.il

Professor Yigal Erel, Chair 
Israel National Committee of Geology 
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Earth Science Institute
P.O. Box 4040
Jerusalem 91040, Israel
Email: yerel@vms.huji.ac.il 
Email: boblap@academy.ac.il 

Italy 
Dr. Cecilia Lalle
National Research Council 
CNR - National Research Council
International Relations 
P.le Aldo Moro, 7
00185 Rome, Italy
Email: cecilia.lalle@cnr.it

Prof. Rodolfo Carosi, Chair
Italian National Committee for IUGS
Università degli Studi di Torino
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra
via Valperga Caluso, 35
10125 Torino, Italy
Email: rodolfo.carosi@unito.it
Email: biagio.giaccio@igag.cnr.it

Japan  
Ms. Sumireko Tsukui 
Science Council of Japan 
Administrative Assistant, International Affairs Division, Secretariat 
Science Council of Japan
7-22-34, Roppongi, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-8555, Japan
Email: sumireko.tsukui@cao.go.jp

Prof. Hiroshi Nishi, Chair 
Japanese National Committee for IUGS 
The Center for Academic Resources and Archives
Tohoku University Museum Tohoku University
Aramaki Aza Aoba 6-3, Aoba-ku
Sendai, 980-8578, Japan
Email: hnishi@tohoku.ac.jp 

Korea South (ROK)  
Dr. Kang Kun Lee, President 
The Geological Society for Korea 
The Geological Society of Korea 
RM 813 (New Bldg.)
7 Gil 22, Teheran-ro
Gangnam-gu
Seoul 06130, South Korea
Email: office@gskorea.or.kr
Email:  kklee@snu.ac.kr 

Kyrgyzstan
Dr. Akylbek Maralbaev, President
Tian-Shan Geological Society of Kyrgyzstan 
Institute of Mining and Mining Technologies
Chu Avenue
720001, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Email: a.maralbaev@geotianshan.org 
Email: info@geotianshan.org 
Email: secretary@geotianshan.org

Lithuania  
Jonas Satkūnas, Director 
Lietuvos geologijos tarnyba 
Lithuanian Geological Survey
S. Konarskio 35
LT-03123 Vilnius, Lithuania
Email: jonas.satkunas@lgt.lt

Dr. Petras Sinkunas, Chair
Lithuanian National Committee of Geologists  
Faculty of Natural Sciences 
Vilnius University  
M.K. Ciurlionio str. 21/27 
LT-03101 Vilnius, Lithuania
Email: sinkunas@geo.lt

Luxembourg  
Robert Colbach, Head
Service géologique de l'Etat 
Administration des ponts et chaussées, Service géologique de l'Etat
23, rue du Chemin de Fer
L-8057 Bertrange, Luxembourg
Email: robert.colbach@pch.etat.lu

Malaysia  
Datuk Shahar Effendi Bin Abdullah Azizi, Director General
Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia
Department of Mineral and Geoscience Malaysia
Level 9, Menara PjH, No. 2, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Presint 2
62100 W.P Putrajaya, Malaysia
Email: shahar@jmg.gov.my
Email: zamri@jmg.gov.my

Morocco
Dr. Ahmed Benlakhdim, Director of Geology 
Direction de la Géologie 
Ministère de l'Energie, Mines, Eau et Environement
Triplex N°18 Harhoura
Skhirate
64001 Temara, Morocco
Email: a.benlakhdim@mem.gov.ma  

Mozambique  
Mr. Elias Daudi, Director 
National Directorate of Geology  
Praca 25 de Junho, No. 380
PO Box 217
Maputo, Mozambique
Email: exfdaudi@gmail.com 

Myanmar
Kyaing Sein 
Myanmar Geosciences Society(MGS) 
303.MES Building
Hlaing University Campus
Yangon, Myanmar
Email: office@myanmargeosciences.net  

Namibia 
Ms. Kombada Mhopjeni 
Chief Geologist 
Geological Society of Namibia 
Private Bag 13297
1 Aviation Road 
Windhoek, Namibia
Email: kombada.mhopjeni@mme.gov.na

Netherlands
Dr. Michiel van der Meulen
TNO Geological Survey of the Netherlands
PO Box 80015
3508 TA Utrecht
The Netherlands
Email: michiel.vandermeulen@tno.nl

New Zealand 
Dr. Nick Mortimer, IUGS Contact 
New Zealand National Committee for Geology Geological Sciences 
GNS Science
PO Box 30-368
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Email: N.Mortimer@gns.cri.nz 
Email: international.unions@royalsociety.org.nz
Email: president@gsnz.org.nz

Philippines 
Engr. Leo L. Jasareno
Acting Director 
Mines and Geosciences Bureau
Dept of Environmental and Natural Resources
MGB Compound, North Avenue, Diliman
Quenzon City, Philippines
Email: ljasareno@mgb.gov.ph

Poland  
Dr. Andrzej Zelazniewicz
President, Polish National Committee for Geology 
Institute of Geological Sciences PAS
Wroclaw Centre 
Podwale 75
50449 Wroclaw, Poland
Email: pansudet@pwr.wroc.pl
Email: andrzejz@twarda.pan.pl

Prof. Jerzy Duszyński 
Polska Akademia Nauk 
Polish Academy of Sciences
Palac Kultury i Nauki
Plac Defilad 1
00-901 Warszawa, Poland
Email: bwz@pan.pl
Email: agnieszka.persinska@pan.pl

Portugal  
José Carlos Kullberg
President, Geological Society of Portugal
Sociedade Geológica de Portugal
Rua da Escola Politécnica, 56, 58
1269-102 Lisboa, Portugal
Email: webmaster@socgeol.org
Email: jck@fct.unl.pt

Romania 
Prof. Dr. Victor Mocanu 
National Committee of Geologists from Romania (IUGS and IGCP) 
University Of Bucharest
Faculty Of Geology And Geophysics
6 Trian Vuia Street
RO-020956
Bucharest 2, Romania 
Email: vi_mo@yahoo.com

Isadora Precup 
Academia Romana 
Romanian Academy
Foreign Relations Department
125 Calea Victoriei, sector 1
RO-010071
Bucharest, Romania
Email: isadora@acad.ro

Russia 
Saima M. Makhmutova
Acting Executive Secretary
Russian National Committee of Geologists
Geological Institute RAS 
GIN RAS
Pyzhevsky pereulok, 7, stroenie 1
119017 Moscow, Russian Federation
Email: ncgrus@ginras.ru
Email: saima.mahmutova@yandex.ru 

Serbia    
Prof. Dr. Meric Ganic, President
Serbian National Committee for IUGS 
University of Belgrade-Faculty of Mining & Geology
Djusina 7
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Email: meri.ganic@rgf.bg.ac.rs

Slovak Republic  
Dr. Milan Kohut, Chair 
National Geological Committee of Slovakia  
Slovak Academy of Science, Geological Institute 
Dubravska 9 
P.O. Box 106 
SK-84005 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Email: milan.kohut@savba.sk

Dr. Igor Petrík 
Slovenska Akademia Vied 
Slovak Academy of Sciences
Foreign Relations Department, SAS
Štefánikova 49
81438 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Email: igor.broska@savba.sk
Email: malik@up.upsav.sk 

Slovenia 
Dr. Mirka Trajanova
Geological Survey of Slovenia
Dept. for regional geology
Dimičeva ulica 14
SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Email: mirka.trajanova@geo-zs.si

South Africa 
Prof. Hassina Mouri, Chair
South African Committee for IUGS and IGCP 
Department of Geology
University of Johannesburg
Auckland Park 
Johannesburg 2006, South Africa
Email: hmouri@uj.ac.za

Ms. Lynn Ngwenya
International Relations and Cooperation (IRC) 
National Research Foundation 
CSIR Maingate
Brummeria
PO Box 2600
Pretoria 0001, South Africa
Email: info@nrf.ac.za
Email: busiswa@nrf.ac.za 
Email: hmouri@uj.ac.za

Spain  
Dr. Santiago Martín Alfageme, Secretary
Comisión Nacional de Geología
Instituto Geológico y Minero de España IGME
Rios Rosas 23
28003 Madrid, Spain
Email: s.martin@igme.es 
Email: cng@igme.es

Sweden  
Dr. Vivi Vajda, Chair 
Swedish National Committee for Geology 
Geological Survey of Sweden 
Box 670 
Uppsala SE 751 28, Sweden
Email: vivi.vajda@geol.lu.se 

Elin Jansson 
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 
Box 50005
SE 104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
Email: elin.jansson@kva.se

Switzerland  
Prof. Robert Moritz, President 
Swiss National Committee for IUGS 
Dépt. des sciences de la Terre
Université de Genève
rue des Maraîchers 13
CH-1205 Genève, Switzerland
Email: info@geosciences.scnat.ch
Email: Robert.Moritz@unige.ch

Akademie Der Naturwissenschaften 
Administrative Officer
Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences
House of Academies 
Postbox
3001 Bern, Switzerland
Email: alexia.heim@scnat.ch 
Email: info@scnat.ch 

Taiwan, China   
Prof. Yih-Min Wu
President Geological Society located in Taipei
Department of Geosciences National Taiwan University
No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road
Taipei 106, Taiwan, China
Email: gst@gst.org.tw
Email: drymwu@ntu.edu.tw
Email: yhliou@ntu.edu.tw

Thailand 
Mr. Tawsaporn Nuchanong
Director General 
Dept. of Mineral Resources
75/10, Rama VI Road
Ratchathewi 
Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Email: tnuchanong@yahoo.com
Email: tnuchanong@icloud.com 

Turkey 
Prof. Dr. Erdin Bozkurt, President
Dr. Ender Sarifakiogle, Secretary
National Representative, Committee for IUGS/IGCP
Maden Tetkik ve Arama Genel Müdürlügü
Jeoloji Etütleri Dairesi
TR-06520 Ankara, Turkey
Email: jed@mta.gov.tr
Email: erdin@metu.edu.tr

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ender Sarifakioglu
General Director of Mineral Resource and Exploration, MTA 
(namely Geological Survey of Turkey) 
Geological Research Department
06800 Ankara, Turkey
Email: jed@mta.gov.tr

United Kingdom 
Florence Bullough
Head of Policy and Engagement  
GSL External Relations Committee 
The Geological Society of London
Burlington House, Piccadilly
London W1J OBG, United Kingdom
Email: florence.bullough@geolsoc.org.uk
Email: richard.hughes@geolsoc.org.uk 

Richard Hughes, Executive Secretary 
The Geological Society of London 
Burlington House
Piccadilly
London W1J 0BG, United Kingdom
Email: florence.bullough@geolsoc.org.uk
Email: richard.hughes@geolsoc.org.uk 
Email: alicia.newton@geolsoc.org.uk

USA  
Dr. Ester Sztein
Assistant Director National Academy of Sciences
U.S. National Committee for IUGS
Board on International Scientific Organizations - NRF
Policy and Global Affairs, W541
500 Fifth Street, NW   K 1009
Washington, DC 20001, United States of America
Email: esztein@nas.edu

Uzbekistan, Republic of   
Mr. Turamuratov llkhombay Bekchanovich
Chairman, National Committee of Geologists of Uzbekistan 
c/o State Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources
11, Shevchenko street
Tashkent 100060 GSP, Uzbekistan  
Email: ituramuratov@umail.uz 
Email: turamuratov@mail.ru
Email: geolcom@bcc.com.uz


Inactive Members


Albania

Dr. Viktor Doda, Director General 
Albanian Geological Survey 
Sherbimi Gjeologjik Shqiptar,
Drejtoria e Pergjitheshme
Rruga e Kavajes, Nr. 153
Tirana, Albania
Tel: (+355 4) 222 578
Fax: (+355 4) 229 441
Website: http://www.gsa.gov.al 
Email: viktor.doda@gsa.gov.al ae_beqiraj@yahoo.com hdariu@gsa.gov.al


Angola

Hon Francisco Manuel Monteiro de Queiroz 
Ministerio de Geologica e Minas, Servico Geologico de Angola 
Av Hochiminh
P.O.Box 1260
Luanda, Angola
Tel: +244 2 322766
Fax: +244 2 321655
Website: http://www.mgm.gov.ao 
Email: igeo@netangola.com geral@mgm.gov.ao 


Belarus

Dr. Vladimir V. Karpuk, Chairman 
Geological Society of Belarus 
Belarussian Geological Society
Department of Geology
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Nekrasov str. 7
220040 Minsk, Belarus
Email: depgeo@gd.nsys.by  


Belize

Andre Cho, Director 
Geology & Petroleum Department 
Market Square
Cayo District
Belmopan City, Belize
Tel: + 501 822 0160/2
Fax: +501 822 0433
Website: http://estpu.gov.bz/index.php/geology-petroleum 
Email: gdp.director@mnrei.gov.bz gdp.deputydirector@mnrei.gov.bz secretary.gpd@estpu.gov.bz


Bolivia

Ing. Edwin Jurado Aramayo, Director General Ejecutivo 
Servicio Geológico Minero 
Calle Federico Zuazo No. 1673
Reyes Ortíz Zona Central
La Paz, Bolivia
Tel: +591 2 2331236
Fax: +591 2 2311373
Website: http://www.sergeomin.gob.bo/ 
Email: ejurado03@gmail.com sigebo@sergeomin.gob.bo 


Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dr. Alisa Babajic 
Geological Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina 
Zavod za geologiju
Ustanicka 11
71 210 Ilidza, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Email: alisababajic@yahoo.com  


Burkina Faso

Mr. Jean Alphonse Some, Director General 
Bureau of Mines and Geology of Burkina Faso 
01 BP. 601
Ouagadougou 01, Burkina Faso
Tel: + 226 50 36 48 02 / 50 36 48 90
Fax: + 226 36 48 88
Website: http://www.bumigeb.bf/ 
Email: bumigeb.bobo@fasonet.bf bumigeb@cenatrin.bf 


Burundi

Dr. Pascal Nkurunziza, Chief 
Département de Géologie et Minéralogie 
Faculté des Sciences
Université du Burundi
B.P. 2700
Bujumbura, Burundi
Email: nkurupas2003@yahoo.fr 


Cameroon

Dr. Joseph Penaye, Director 
Institute for Geological and Mining Research 
B.P.333
Garoua, Cameroon
Tel: +237 77 60 48 24
Website: http://www.irgm-cameroun.org/ 
Email: jpenaye@yahoo.fr  


Congo, Dem. Rep.

Mr Alphonse Kaputo, Geology Dept. Head 
GECAMINES General Direction 
Kamanyola Avenue
BP 450 Lubumbashi DRC, Congo, Dem. Rep.
Email: akaputok@hotmail.com


Cote d'Ivoire

Prof. Kouadio Affian, Vice President 
Université Felix Houphouët-Boigny 
Curat
22BP 801 Abidjan 22, Cote d'Ivoire
Tel: + 225) 22 44 52 70
Fax: + (225) 22 44 35 00
Website: http://www.univ-fhb.edu.ci/fr/index.php 
Email: K_affian@yahoo.fr vpe@univ-fhb.edu.ci 


Ecuador

Ing. Byron Granda, Executive Director 
Instituto Nacional de Investigación Geológico Minero Metalúrgico 
Monteserrin calle
Las Malva E15-142 y De Los Perales
Quito, Ecuador
Tel: +593 2 2976100 
Website: http://www.geoinvestigacion.gob.ec/ 
Email: inigemm@inigemm.gob.ec byron.granda@geoinvestigacion.gob.ec 


Egypt

President 
Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research & Technology (ASRT) 
101 Kaser Al-Aini Street
11516 Cairo, Egypt, Arab Rep.
Tel: +2027921267
Fax: +2027921270
Website: http://www.asrt.sci.eg/ 
Email: asrt@asrt.sci.eg Info@asrt.sci.eg 

Professor Mohamed A. El Sharkawi, President
Egyptian National Committee for Geological Sciencies
Cairo University
Cairo, Egypt, Arab Rep.
Email: elsharkawim@yahoo.com


Gambia

Mr. Abdoulie Cham, Director 
Geological Unit
Office of the President
7 Kairaba Avenue
Banjul, Gambia
Email: fafajsanyang@yahoo.com  


Georgia

Prof. I . Gamkrelidze, Chairman 
Georgian National Committee of Geologists 
Georgian National Academy of Sciences
Presdium of the Council
52 Rustaveli av.
GE 380008 Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel: +995 32 99 64 45
Fax: +995 32 99 88 23
Website: http://www.science.org.ge/english.html 
Email: irakli_ga@yahoo.com erekle.gamkrelidze@science.org.ge 


Ghana

John Agyei Duo, Director 
Ghana Geological Survey Dept. 
Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources
No. 6, 7th Avenue
P.O. Box M. 80
Accra, Ghana
Tel: +233- 302- 679236 / 679237 / 679239
Fax: +233-302-679238
Website: http://www.ghana-mining.org/ 
Email: info@gsd.ghanamining.org


Guatemala

Director General 
Institute Geografico Nacional 
Geology Division
Avenida Las Americas 5-76, Zona 13
CP 01013
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Tel: +502 2248 8100
Website: http://www.ign.gob.gt 
Email: ign@ign.gob.gt  


Iceland

Dr. Kristinn J. Albertsson, Chair 
Icelandic National Committee for IUGS 
Icelandic Institute of Natural History
Akureyri Borgir Nordurslod
602 Akureyri, Iceland
Tel: +354 4600 500 / (+354) 897 2983
Fax: +354 4600 501
Website: 
Email: kralb@ni.is 

Dr. Kristján Jónasson
Icelandic Institute of Natural History
Akureyri Borgir Nordurslod
P.O. Box 180
602 Akureyri, Iceland
Tel: +354 4600 500 / (+354) 897 2983
Fax: +354 4600 501
Website: http://www.ni.is 
Email:kristjan@ni.is  


Indonesia

Dwi Rovicky Putrohari, President 
The Indonesian Association of Geologists 
Mineral and Coal Building 6th Floor 
Jl. Prof. Soepomo SH No. 10
Jakarta 12870, Indonesia
Tel: +6221 837 02 848 
Fax: +6221 837 02 577
Website: http://www.iagi.org/id 
Email: secretariat@iagi.or.id iagisek@cbn.net.id  


Iran

Seyed Hadi M. Meyguni, Director of Internatonal Affairs 
Geological Survey of Iran 
Ministry of Industries and Mines
Meraj Blvd., Azadi Sq.
PO Box 13185-1494
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Rep.
Tel: (+98) 21­66070500­501
Fax: + 98 21 66070505
Website: http://www.gsi.ir/WebsiteId_18/Lang_en/Page_05-12/International%20office.html 
Email: International@gsi.ir int@gsi.ir ghalamghash@yahoo.com


Iraq

Dr. Saffa Fouad, Deputy Director General 
Iraq Geological Survey 
P.O. Box 986
Alwiya
Baghdad, Iraq
Tel: +964017195123, +964017199039
Fax: +964 01 7171284
Website: http://www.geosurviraq.com
Email: saffafouad@geosurviraq.com directorgeneral@geosurviraq.com 


Jamaica

Mr. Clinton Thompson, Commissioner of Mines 
Mines & Geology Division 
Ministry of Agriculture & Mining
P.O. Box 141
KGN 6 Hope Gardens, Jamaica
Tel: +1 876 927 1939 - 40
Fax: +1 876 977 1204 or 9270350
Website: http://www.mgd.gov.jm/ 
Email: commissioner@mgd.gov.jm cthompon@mgd.gov.jm 


Jordan

Dr. Bahjat Adwan, President 
Jordanian Geologists Association 
Trade Unions Complex 
Shmeisani 941792
Box 142277 
Amman, Jordan
Tel: 00962-6-5652310 
Fax: 00962-6-5652312 
Website: http://jga.org.jo/Default.aspx?Lng=1 
Email: Info@jga.org.jo  


Kazakhstan

Prof. Bulat Uzhkenov, President of KazGEO 
Kazakhstan Geological Society (KazGEO) 
office 1004
Abylay Khan Av., 91
050000 Almaty, Kazakhstan
Tel: + 8(7272) 79-59-50
Fax: +8 (7272) 79-59-21
Email: amr_rk@mail.ru a.zotkina@unesco.org ssagilya@yahoo.com


Kenya

Mr Moses N. Masibo, Commissioner 
Mines and Geology Department 
Madini House, Machakos road
P.O. Box 30009 - 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 20-558034; 254 20 558782
Fax: +254 20 554366
Website: http://www.mining.go.ke/contacts.html 
Email: cmg@bidii.com mosesmasibo@yahoo.com Ogorameshack@yahoo.Com


Korea North (PDR)

Chol Su Kim, General Director 
The Korean Geological Association 
Korean Geological Association
Korean General Federation of Science and Technological Societies
Sungri Street, Jung District
Pyongyang, Korea, Dem. Rep.
Email: gfstcn@gmail.com  


Latvia

Ervins Luksevics, Chairman 
Department of Geology, University of Latvia 
Rainis Blvd 19
Riga LV-1586, Latvia
Tel: +371 28364740
Website: http://www.lu.lv/eng/faculties/fges/structural-units/department-of-geology 
Email: Ervins.Luksevics@lu.lv 


Lebanon

Dr. Nada Chbat
Lebanese University
Direction des Relations Internationales
Administration Centrale
Headquarter-Museum Square, B.P. 14/6573
Beirut, Lebanon
Tel: +961 1 612584
Website: http://ul.edu.lb/contactus.aspx 
Email: DRI@ul.edu.lb  


Lesotho

Mr. Mpooa Mpooa 
Department of Mines and Geology, Lesotho 
P.O. Box 750
Maseru 100, Lesotho
Website: http://www.gov.ls/natural/ 
Email: mmpooa@yahoo.com


Libya

Mr. Mohamed J. Abukes, Director 
Geological Research & Mining Dept. 
Industrial Research Center
P.O. Box 3633 Tajoura
Tripoli, Libya
Email: info@irc.ly mjma48@hotmail.com 


Madagascar

Director 
Ministere des Mines et de l Énergie 
Service de la Geologie 
Rue Farafaty - Ampandrianomby
B.P. 322
Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
Email: Energ2@dts.mg Energ2@dts.mg


Malawi

Mr. Jalif Salima, Director 
Geological Survey of Department 
Ministry of Energy and Mining Geological Survey Department
P.O. Box 27
Zomba, Malawi
Tel: +265 995 361 909, +265888396912
Fax: +265 1 524 716
Website: http://mininginmalawi.com/tag/geological-survey-department/ 
Email: jalf.salima@yahoo.com chicochise@gmail.com nathanbanda99@gmail.com


Mexico

Dra. Elena Centeno García 
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico 
Instituto de Geologia
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Ciudad Universitaria
04510 Mexico, D.F., Mexico
Tel: (525) 622 622 4326
Fax: (525) 622 4324 exts. 122 y 123
Website: http://www.geologia.unam.mx/ 
Email: centeno@unam.mx tolson@unam.mx luca@unam.mx


Nicaragua

Magdalena Pérez, President 
Asociación de Geólogos y Profesiones Afinas 
International Relation
P.O. Box 3671
Managua, Nicaragua
Email: angelica.munoz@gf.ineter.gob.ni


Niger

Director 
Université de Niamey 
Faculte de Science
Departement de Geologie
B.P 237
Niamey, Niger
Email: cz0015@163.com 


Nigeria

Prof. Siyan Malomo, Director General 
Geological Survey of Nigeria Agency 
P.M.B. 616
Utako District
Abuja FTC 900 001, Nigeria
Tel: +234 708 096 6739; +234 802 321 0390
Website: http://www.mmsd.gov.ng/faq.asp 
Email: smalomo@gmail.com isaacokorie@yahoo.com gbengaokunlola@yahoo.com


Pakistan

Mr. Syed Hasan Gauhar, President 
Pakistan Academy of Geological Sciences 
Attn: Prof. Syed Hasan Gauhar - President
204-B, Street 74
F-11/1
Islamabad, Pakistan
Email: hasangauhar@hotmail.com pasisb@yahoo.com 


Panama

Ing. Zahadía Barrera, Directora Nacional 
Ministerio de Commercio e Industrias 
Dirección Nacional de Recursos Minerales
Apartado Postal 8515, Edifício Edison Center
Avd Ricardo J. Alfaro (Tumba Muerto),
Panamá 5, Panama
Tel: (507) 560 0402 / 0446
Website: www.mici.gob.pa/subcategoria.php?cid=16&sid=53 
Email: contactenos@mici.gob.pa zbarrera@mici.gob.pa 


Papua New Guinea

Director 
Geological Survey Division 
Mineral Resources Authority
P.O.BOX 1906
Port Moresby, NCD, Papua New Guinea

Tel: + (675) 321 3511 
Fax: + (675) 321 5711
Website: http://www.mra.gov.pg/AboutUs/GeologicalSurveyDivision.aspx 
Email: info@mra.gov.pg gkuna@mra.gov.pg dsaroa@mra.gov.pg


Paraguay

Lic. Emilio Javier Buongermini Palumbo, 
Viceministerio de Minas Y Energia
Dirección de Recursos Minerales
Barrio San Miguel
Los Rosales
Ciudad de San Lorenzo, Paraguay
Tel: +1 (595) 21 670 924
Website: www.ssme.gov.py 
Email: drm@ssme.gov.py gdasilva.vmme@gmail.com viceministro@ssme.gov.py


Peru

Mr. Oscar Bernuy Veran, Presidenta del Consejo Directivo 
Instituto Geologico Minero y Metalurgico
Av. Canadá 1470
San Borja Apartado 88
Lima 41, Peru
Tel: +51 1 618 9801– Anexo 101
Website: http://www.ingemmet.gob.pe/ 
Email: obernuy@ingemmet.gob.pe 


Saudi Arabia

Dr. Abdullah Mohsin Al-Attas, Asst. President for Technical Affairs 
Saudi Geological Survey 
P.O. Box 54141 
Jeddah 21541, Saudi Arabia
Tel: +966 2 6195000 Ext. 4040 
Fax: +966 2 6199861
Website: http://www.sgs.org.sa 
Email: Alattas.AM2@sgs.org.sa HarbiZM@sgs.org.sa 


Senegal

Mr. Ousamme Cisse, Directeur 
Direccion des Mines et de la Geologie 
104 Rue Carnot Dakar
B.P. 1238
Dakar, Senegal
Tel: 33 821 15 45 
Fax: 33 821 20 95
Website: http://www.dirmingeol.sn/ 
Email: dmg@dirmingeol.sn  


Somalia

No group since 1985 


Sudan

Dr. Yousef Al-Samani Mohammed Ali, Director General 
Geological Research Authority of Sudan
P.O. Box 410
Khartoum, Sudan
Tel: +249 183 777939 
Fax: +249 183 776681
Website: www.minerals.gov.sd 
Email: gras@sudanmail.net 


Suriname

Mr. G. Gemerts, Deputy Director Mining 
Geologisch Mijnbouwkundige Dienst 
Mr. Jagermath Lachmonstraat 181
Paramaribo, Suriname
Email: GMD@SR.NET 


Swaziland

Mr. Simon Maphanga, Assistant Director 
Geological Survey and Mines Department 
P.O. Box 9
Mbabane H100, Swaziland
Email: geo.director@swazi.net


Syrian Arab Republic

Director General 
Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources 
P.O. Box 7645
Khatib Street, 
Al-Adawi
Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
Tel: +963 11 445 5426 (4447755 - 4450507)
Fax: +963 11 446 3942
Email: geo@net.sy moprr-central@mail.sy 


Tajikistan

Mr. Azim Ibrohim, Head of Dep’t. 
Main Department of Geology
Government of the Republic of Tajikistan
Mirzo Tursunzade str. 27
734025 Dushanbe City, Tajikistan
Tel: +992 37 2214901
Fax: +992 37 2218651
Website: http://www.gst.tj/ru/content/geologiya 
Email: azimibrohim1962@mail.ru Dushanbeggu@mail.Ru 


Tanzania

Dr. Abdulkarim Mruma, Chief Executive Officer 
Geological Survey of Tanzania 
P.O. Box 903
Dodoma, Tanzania
Tel: +255 26 2323020
Fax: +255 26 2323020
Website: http://www.gst.go.tz 
Email: Abdulkarim.Mruma@gst.go.tz yokbeth.myumbilwa@gst.go.tz madini-do@gst.go.tz


Tunisia

Mr. Mohsen Hassine, Chef Service 
Office National des Mines 
Street of Energy
24, Rue 8601, 2035 La Charguia
B.P. 215
1080 Cedex Tunis, Tunisia
Tel: +216 71 808 013/ 71 808 266 
Fax: +216 71 808 011
Website: http://www.onm.nat.tn/fr/ 
Email: dsg.onm@email.ati.tn contact@onm.nat.tn 


Uganda

Edwards Katto, Commissioner 
Department of Geological Survey and Mines 
P.O. Box 9
Plot 21 - 29, Johnstone Road
Entebbe, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 320656+256 312 26290
Fax: +256 414 320364
Website: http://www.uganda-mining.go.ug/ 
Email: dgsm@minerals.go.ug minerals@infocom.co.ug edwards.katto@gmail.com


Ukraine

Pr. v. M. Shestopalov, Chairman 
National Committee of Geologists of Ukraine 
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Department of Geosciences
54, Vladimirskaya str
Kyiv 30, UA 01601, Ukraine
Tel: +380444868272
Email: shestopalov@nas.gov.ua vnz@nas.gov.ua vsh@nas.gov.ua


Uruguay

Dra. Leda Sanchez Bettucci, Contact 
Direccion Nacional de Mineria y Geologia 
Hervidero 2861
C.P. 11800, Montevideo, Uruguay
Tel: +59 82 2 209 4905 ext 733
Website: www.dinamige.gub.uy/ 
Email: dnmgdmin@dinamige.miem.gub.uy secretaria@dinamige.miem.gub.uy 


Venezuela

Ing. Geól. Omar Contreras, Presidente INGEOMIN 
Ministerio de Energia y Minas 
Av. Lecuna - Torre Oeste
5 Piso
Parque Central
Caracas, Venezuela
Email: omcontreras@menpet.gob.ve 


Yemen

Dr. Al-Ganad, Chairman of Board 
Geological Survey and Mineral Resources Board 
P.O. Box 297
No. 41 Hail St
Sana’a, Yemen, Rep
Tel: +967 1 21 1818/6461
Fax: +967 1 275575
Website: www.ygsmrb.org.ye 
Email: gsmrb@y.net.ye dr.alganad@ygsmrb.org.ye Ygsmrb@yemen.net.ye

Zambia

Mr. Chipilauka Mukofu, Director 
Geological Survey Department, Zambia 
Ministry of Mines & Mineral Development,
Box 50135
Lusaka, Zambia
Tel: +260-211-251557 / +260-211-259009/ +260-211-250174
Fax: +260-211-251557
Website: http://www.zambia-mining.com/government.html 
Email: apdokowe@yahoo.co.uk mukofuc@yahoo.co.uk 


Active Pending Members


Azerbaijan

Prof. Arif Ismail-Zadeh 
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences 
AZNAS
Geology Institute of AzNAS
H.Javid ave., 29A,
370143 Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel: + 994 12 38 62 30
Fax: + 994 12 97 52 85
Website: www.gia.az 
Email: secretary@iit.ab.az info@science.az arifismail@excite.com


Prof. Arif Ismail-Zadeh, Executive Secretary 
Azerbaijan NC of Geologists for IGCP and IUGS 
Geology Institute of AzNAS
H.Javid ave., 29A,
Baku Az1143, Azerbaijan
Tel: (99412) 38 62 30
Fax: (99412) 97 52 85
Website: www.gia.az 
Email: arifismail@excite.com ak.alizade@gia.ab.az 


Bangladesh

Reshad Md. Ekram Ali, Director General 
Geological Survey of Bangladesh 
153, Pioneer Road
Segunbagicha
Dhaka -1000, Bangladesh
Tel: 880-02-9330639 
Fax: 880-02-9339309
Website: www.gsb.gov.bd 
Email: geologicalsurveybd@gmail.com nasimabdgsb@gmail.com mdnizam.1961@gmail.com


Belgium

Laurent Hansen, Contact for RASAB National Committess 
The Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium 
The Academy Palace
Rue Ducal, 1, Hertogsstraat
B - 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 550 22 47
Website: http://www.rasab.be 
Email:info@rasab.be laurent.hansen@cfwb.be 

Robert P. Speijer, President
National Committee for Geology for Belgium
Professor of Paleontology - Biogeology research group [1]
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
KU Leuven Celestijnenlaan 200E
B-3001 Leuven, Belgium
Tel: +32 16 326404
Fax: +32 16 322980
Website: http://www.ncgw-cnsg.ugent.be 
Email:robert.speijer@kuleuven.be Sara.VANDYCKE@umons.ac.be nmattiel@ulb.ac.be


Kosovo

Mr. Musa Shabani, Chairman of the Board 
Independent Commission for Mines and Minerals 
Komisioni i Pavarur pёr Miniera dhe Minerale
Str. Armend Daci 1
10000 Prishtinë, Kosovo
Tel: +381 38 240 252 EXT 104
Fax: +381 38 245 844
Website: http://www.kosovo-mining.org 
Email: mshabani@kosovo-mining.org icmm@kosovo-mining.org 


Mongolia

Mr. T. Munkhbat, Chair 
Geological Society of Mongolia 
Geological Society of Mongolia
502, "T" Building 
Mongolian University of Science & Technology
Ulaanbaatar 46, Mongolia
Tel: +976-11-319572
Fax: +976-11-319572
Website: http://www.geosociety.mn/ 
Email: MunkhbatT@ot.mn tmunkhbat@gmail.com 


Norway

Anders Elverhøi, NNC Contact 
Norwegian National Committee for IUGS 
Geological Survey of Norway
Post 6315 Sluppen
NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Tel: +47 73 90 4000
Email: anders.elverhoi@geo.uio.no Arne.Bjorlykke@NGU.NO  Mai-Britt.myhr@ngu.no


Sri Lanka

Prof. Rohan Fernando, Director General 
Geological Survey and Mines Bureau 
569, Epitamulla Road,
Pitakotte, Colombo District, Sri Lanka
Tel: +94-11-2886289 / 2886290
Fax: +94-11-2886273
Website: http://www.gsmb.gov.lk/web/ 
Email: gsmb@slt.lk chairman_gsmb@gsmb.gov.lk dg@gsmb.gov.lk


Vietnam

Dr. Bui Duc Thang, VP and Secretary General 
Vietnam Union of Geological Sciences 
No.6, Pham Ngu Lao
Hoan Kiem
Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +1 (84-4) 38260752
Fax: +1 (84-4) 39331361
Website: http://tonghoidiachat.vn/ 
Email: thangthdc@gmail.com