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Executive Council

IAPG is served by an Executive Council that is formed only by members of the Association and consists of: 

a) a President; b) two Vice-Presidents; c) a Secretary General; d) a Treasurer; e) six Continental Coordinators.

The EC approves the annual economic and financial report and decides the programmatic directives for the following year.

Stefano Tinti
Secretary General
Silvia Peppoloni

Full Professor at the University of Bologna, Past-President of the Natural Hazards Division of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), Member of the International Tsunami Commission, Member of the Editorial Board of the Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Journal.

Curriculum Vitae

email: stefano.tinti (at)

Peter T. Bobrowsky

PhD researcher at the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Italy; Founding member of the International Association for Promoting Geoethics (IAPG) and Coordinator of the Section on Geoethics and Geological Culture inside the Italian Geological Society. Councillor of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) for 2018-2022. Member of the Ethical Advisory Board of ICOS ERIC - Integrated Carbon Observation System. Member of the Executive Council of the Italian Section of the IAEG - International Association of Engineering Geology and the Environment. Editor of the first volume entirely dedicated to Geoethics ever published by a JCR International journal ("Annals of Geophysics") and of books on geoethics (published by GSL - Geological Society of London, Elsevier and Springer). 
Curriculum Vitae 

Profile published in Episodes

email: silvia.peppoloni (at)

Engineering geologist specializing in natural hazards, mapping, sedimentology/stratigraphy, drift prospecting, aggregate studies and interests in geoethics, geoheritage, medical geology and forensic geology. Currently an Emeritus Scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada and Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University. Author/coauthor of some 500 publications. Former Vice President and Secretary General of IUGS, President of the International Consortium on Landslides, President of the Geological Association of Canada and President of the Canadian Quaternary Association. Currently an active supporter and contributor to “outreach and education” he annually delivers dozens of lectures to various public groups around the world.

Curriculum Vitae

email: peter.bobrowsky (at)

Treasurer, Webmaster, Social Media Manager
Giuseppe Di Capua

Geologist, technologist at the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (Rome, Italy), his fields of experience cover engineering geology, geoethics, geoscience education and communication, philosophy of geosciences. He is Founding Member and Treasurer of the IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics; Task Leader on ethical aspects in the European Horizon 2020 project ENVRI-Plus, and Team Leader of the Erasmus+ project GOAL – Geoethics Outcomes and Awareness Learning; Member of the International Advisory Board of the European projects INTERMIN - International Network of Raw Materials Training Centres and SMART EXPLORATION; Webmaster and Member of the Publications Committee of the IUGS - International Union of Geological Sciences; Member of the Executive Committee of the CIPSH - International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences; Convener in sessions on geoethics, author of articles in international journals and Editor of books on geoethics.
Curriculum Vitae
email: giuseppe.dicapua (at)

Shrikant Daji Limaye

Past President of the Association of Geoscientists for International Development (AGID); Project Leader of the UNESCO-IUGS-IGCP Project GROWNET; Director of Ground Water Institute (NGO), India; Ambassador of the International River Foundation, Australia; Past Vice-President (Asia), International Association of Hydrogeologists; Chartered Engineer, The Institution of Engineers, India.
Curriculum Vitae
email: sdlimaye (at)

Continental coordinator
Ezzoura Errami
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Continental Coordinator
Meng Wang

President of African Association of Women in Geosciences (AAWG); past IUGS Councilor; Professor at Chouaib Doukkali University in El Jadida, Morocco.

Curriculum Vitae
email: errami.e (at)

President of the World Young Earth Scientists (YES Network); Geologist of China Minmetals Group, Secretary-General of Young Working Committee of Geological Society of China, Counselor of National Palaeontological Experts Committee of China.
Curriculum Vitae
email: yeswangmeng (at)

Continental coordinator
Vince Cronin
Continental Coordinator
Roberto Greco

Vince Cronin has been interested in geoethics since the 1980s when he worked on engineering geology projects under the supervision of former California State Geologist Dr. Jim Slosson.  Cronin earned degrees in geology from Pomona College (AB, '79), Dartmouth College (AM, '82), and Texas A&M University (Ph.D., '88).  For most of his career, he has been a tenured professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Baylor University.  Professor Cronin and his students' diverse research included Himalayan geology, plate kinematics, geodesy, paleoseismology, neotectonics, and the identification of potentially dangerous seismogenic faults.  He is the current editor of the AGI/NAGT Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology — widely used in the US.
Curriculum Vitae
email: Vince_Cronin (at)

Chair of the International Geoscience Education Organisation (IGEO); Member of the Advisory Board of the International Earth Science Olympiad; Professor at the Institute of Geosciences of the University of Campinas, Brazil.
Curriculum Vitae
email: greco (at)

Continental Coordinator
Nic Bilham
(United Kingdom)
Continental Coordinator
Margaret Brocx

Past Director of Policy and Communications of The Geological Society of London. Past IAPG Corresponding Citizen Scientist on "Geoscience communication".
email: nic.bilham (at)

National Convenor, Standing Committee for Geological Heritage Geological Society of Australia; Representative ProGEO - Australia; Member Editorial Board Geoheritage; Geoheritage Practitioner
email: m.brocx (at)

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