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IAEA Management Team

The IAEA Secretariat relies on the guidance and leadership of its Director General and six Deputy Directors General who head the major departments.

Director General

Yukiya AmanoThe incumbent IAEA Director General is Mr. Yukiya Amano of Japan. He has held this post since 1 December 2009, replacing Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei of Egypt. Before being appointed to the IAEA's top job Mr. Amano held a number of high-level policy positions, including Chairman of the IAEA Board of Governors from 2005-2006.

A diplomat and scholar, Mr. Amano is closely familiar with the work of international organizations, particularly in the fields of disarmament and non-proliferation.

Deputy Directors General

Janice Dunn Lee
Janice Dunn Lee
Head, Department of Management

Aldo Malavasi
Aldo Malavasi
Head, Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications

Kwaku Aning
Kwaku Aning
Head, Department of Technical Cooperaton

Tero Varjoranta
Tero Varjoranta
Head, Department of Safeguards

Alexander Bychkov
Alexander Bychkov
Head, Department of Nuclear Energy

Denis Flory
Denis Flory
Head, Department of Nuclear Safety and Security