The Charity’s current Board of Trustees (formerly, the Executive Committee) is comprised of 13 members who are jointly responsible for the strategic direction and policies of the charity as delegated by the General Council. The Board of Trustees normally meets four times each year. The current membership is shown in the table below.
The members of the Board of Trustees are also trustees of the charity for the purpose of charity law, and are directors of the limited company. Under the Articles of Association, the President and President-Elect are elected by the General Council and serve for a term of two years in each position. The Treasurer and the Secretary are elected by the General Council to serve for a maximum period of two terms, each four years in duration. The Vice-Presidents for each region are elected by their respective regional bodies. Chairs of committees are members of the Board of Trustees ex officio.
|President||Prof. John Wilding|
|Treasurer||Dr. Caroline Apovian|
|Vice President Latin America (FLASO)|
|President Asia Oceania (AOASO)||Prof. Brian Oldfield|
|President Europe (EASO)||Dr. Nathalie Farpour-Lambert|
|Vice President North America (TOS)||Prof. Terry T-K Huang|
|Chair: International Scientific Committee||Prof. Karine Clement|
|Chair: Obesity Clinical Care||Prof. Joe Proietto|
|Co-Chair: Policy & Prevention||Dr. Thelma Alafia Samuels|
|Chair: Publications Committee||Prof. David York|
|At-Large Member||Adam McCormack|