(From left) Bettina Krause, Government Affairs Director; Ganoune Diop, Secretary General; Nelu Burcea, Deputy Secretary General; Gail Banner, Executive Assistant.

Executive Team

Ganoune Diop, PhD, Secretary General

Ganoune Diop, PhD, was elected General Secretary of the IRLA in October 2015 following nine years as liaison for IRLA at the United Nations and other international institutions.

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Nelu Burcea, Deputy Secretary General

Nelu Burcea, PhD, was elected as Deputy Secretary General of the IRLA in October 2015 and develops relationships on behalf of the IRLA with various international institutions.

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Bettina Krause, Director of Government Affairs

Bettina Krause began work for the IRLA in 2015. She represents the organization in Washington, D.C.—on Capitol Hill, at the White House, and among Washington’s diplomatic corps.

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