Organizing Committee

Daily operations relating to the WDC programme are managed by the WDC Organizing Committee from within the WDO Office. These tasks include contract management, funding opportunities, international cooperation, bid process management, relations with potential participants and collaborators, WDC brand management, execution of strategic directions, programme support, WDC Signature Events, preliminary applications review, etc.

Luigi Ferarra
Committee Chair

Bertrand Derome
Managing Director

Jessica Hanson
Programmes Manager

Eric Lauwers
Project Manager

Andréa Springer
Programmes & Communications Director